Bruce Power pleads guilty in the Ontario Provincial Court of Justice to one count of violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).
A billion tonnes of limestone lie beneath the rural countryside in Melancthon Township, 100 kilometres north of Toronto. A plan to remove it spotlights the challenges faced everywhere when the…
A trailer of the five-part film “The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse,” based on the book by Daniel Rirdan.
Miners are stunned and environmentalists cheering over a northern regulator’s recommendation that a uranium exploration project be denied because it threatens the spiritual and cultural well-being of the area’s Dene people. The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board says Ur-Energy’s (TSX:URE) plan to drill up to 20 holes near the Thelon River should not proceed…
Despite a solid hunting season, outfitters in the Northwest Territories will see a decline in caribou sport-hunting next year.
Stornoway Diamond Corp. wants to take over Ashton Mining to help finance diamond exploration in Nunavut and the N.W.T.
Faced with the undeniable reality of
Furious environmental groups threaten resumption of B.C’s ‘war of the woods’
IQALUIT, Nunavut, May 30, 2006
A biologist in the central Arctic says she’s concerned a draft uranium mining policy for the region is too pro-industry.
Nunavut’s fishing industry leaders say lobbying Ottawa has finally paid off, after the federal fisheries minister increased the territory’s quota for turbot.
Politicians in the Nunavut legislature want their government to take action to ensure Inuit have a say in American efforts to declare the polar bear a species at risk. – CBC
Public hearings on the proposed Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline are turning into a bit of a showdown between environmentalists and their one-time allies, the aboriginal people of the North. – CBC
The chairman of a mining company proposing an operation near Nahanni National Park says his company is willing to do whatever is needed to protect the park’s watershed. – CBC
The first series of public hearings on the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project wrapped up in Inuvik on Thursday with questions about the Kyoto protocols and lingering concerns about the Alberta oil sands. – CBC