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Video clips of Bonnie Dawson, the Animal Alliance Environment Voters candidate in the N.W.T.’s Western Arctic riding discusses animal and environmental issues she feels are important in both the north and across Canada and a conversation with Eli Purchase: N.W.T. Green candidate
Edmonton – In the wake of the National Energy Board’s approval of the Mackenzie Gas Project, environmental groups are charging that the decision flies in the face of the Board’s stated commitment to sustainability and overturns years of study by a review panel.
Waterloo, Ontario – The Government of the Northwest Territories has entered into a scientific partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University based in Waterloo, Ontario.
Yellowknife – The Joint Review Panel (JRP) for the Mackenzie Gas Project reiterated its position that all 176 of its recommendations are needed for the Mackenzie Gas Project to make a positive contribution to the North, should the National Energy Board (NEB) approve it.
Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is celebrating the historic announcement today by Environment Minister Jim Prentice and DehCho First Nations Grand Chief Gerald Antoine of the final boundaries for the greatly expanded Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories.
The NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) is a community-guided planning process protecting culturally and ecologically important areas in the NWT.
The Canadian Boreal Initiative joined its partners in congratulating the Government of Canada and the Sahtu Dene community of Déline for permanently protecting Saoyú -?ehdacho, also known as Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills.
Fort Simpson – The Dehcho First Nations (DFN), Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and Ecojustice are pleased to announce that the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has decided in favour of DFN and CPAWS’ request to scope the entire Prairie Creek mine project, including the winter road, into one environmental assessment.
Current water management practices cannot protect water in northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories from the impacts of oil sands development, according to a new report by the Pembina Institute.