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May 16, 2018 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Gloria Galloway
A massive tract of boreal forest straddling the Ontario and Manitoba borders that has been home to the Anishinaabe people for 6,000 years has received the two key recommendations it needs to become...
May 15, 2018 | Toronto Star | Published News | Hamdi Issawi
EDMONTON—The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced a new agreement with a northern Alberta First Nation to create what they say is the largest stretch of protected boreal forest on the planet.At a...
March 24, 2018 | CBC News | Op-ed | Martin Zeilig
As our motorized freighter canoe skimmed across the choppy waters of Wallace Lake, on the southern tip of Manitoba's South Atikaki Provincial Park, Prof. William O. Pruitt, Jr. waved his arm across...
February 27, 2018 | iPolitics | Published News
(Continued):Another big ticket also expected today is a large investment in nature conservation and Indigenous oversight of a network of new parks and development-protected areas. The Trudeau...
February 27, 2018 | CTV News | Published News | Geordon Omand
OTTAWA -- The call of the wild is echoing through Tuesday's federal budget, which some environmental groups are calling a "game changer" for nature conservation across Canada.The Liberals have...
January 23, 2018 | Toronto Star | Published News | Valerie Courtois and Steven Nitah
From the pristine waters of the North French River in Ontario to the tree-lined shores of the Great Bear Lake in the Northwest Territories, Indigenous Nations are working to conserve the land.Some...
January 9, 2018 | Toronto Star | Op-ed | The Star Editorial Board
As the year turns and the federal government begins to prepare its next budget, Bill Morneau will inevitably be inundated with competing pleas from every corner. The compelling letter signed by 116...
January 8, 2018 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Gloria Galloway
More than 100 MPs and senators have signed a letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau asking for a historic expansion of Canada's protected land and marine areas to be financed with an investment of $...
December 30, 2017 | Waterloo Region Record | Op-ed | Dan Kraus
Nature conservation and current issues, from climate change to protecting North Atlantic right whales, can seem overwhelming. However, there were some positive areas over the past year.Here are 10...
December 7, 2017 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Peter Christie
This week was an affront to conservation not just in the United States but everywhere. Too bad Canada is in no position to play the critic. We should be.On Monday, Donald Trump shrank a vast...

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