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November 16, 2014 | Toronto Star | Published News | Carol Goar
Stephen Kakfwi yearns to be home in Yellowknife to be with his children and grandchildren. He has been on the road for weeks shuttling between meetings and appointments, making new connections and...
November 14, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Bruce Cheadle
Amid the court challenges, war of words, sit-ins and street protests that have marked First Nations relations with Canada’s resource sector, it might surprise some Canadians that aboriginal land...
November 11, 2014 | Huffington Post | Published News | Jeff Wells
The world's largest event focused on parks and protected areas opens this week in Sydney, Australia. The World Parks Congress takes place just once every 10 years, and will play a major role in...
November 7, 2014 | CBC News | Published News | Rachel Zelniker
Daryl Lacey knows what it's like when environmental concerns and development come head to head.Twenty years ago, Lacey's elders grew concerned about the impacts mining was having on their...
October 31, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Anna Baggio
Re: The Ring of Fire failure to ignite (Oct. 22): Reporter Rachelle Younglai deftly digs into the Ring of Fire and goes beyond the rhetoric. What’s missing, however, is the ecological context.The...
October 21, 2014 | The Guardian | Published News | Martin Lukacs
The unrest is palpable. In First Nations across Canada, word is spreading of a historic court ruling recognizing Indigenous land rights. And the murmurs are turning to action: an eviction notice ...
October 16, 2014 | Pew Environment Group | Published News
Conservation groups are hailing a decision by the government of Manitoba to designate about 250,000 acres of intact boreal forest wilderness as the Canadian province’s newest park.The remote area,...
October 9, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Op-ed | Jeffrey Wells
The National Audubon Society’s report on the threat North America’s bird species face from unchecked climate change produced some frightening results – 314 of 588 species are projected to lose half...
September 30, 2014 | Pew Charitable Trusts | Published News
WASHINGTON—The Pew Charitable Trusts applauded the Quebec government’s relaunch of the sustainable development project known as the Plan Nord and welcomed Premier Philippe Couillard’s commitment to...
September 25, 2014 | CTV News | Published News | Andy Blatchford
MONTREAL -- More than 500 scientists from Canada and around the world are urging Quebec's premier to stick to his pledge to preserve a huge section of the province's north as part of an ambitious...

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