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Historic land withdrawal conserves over ten million hectares in far north
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The federal government of Canada has announced an interim withdrawal of more than ten million hectares of land in the far north from industrial development as a step toward creating a national park in...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Ontario faces long-term challenge of balancing development plans, ecological priorities, says Environmental Commissioner
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Reconciling Ontario's plans for growth and development with the protection and preservation of its natural environment is the leading challenge associated with creating sustainable communities in the ...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Yukon-Nevada Gold honoured for site reclamation work
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VANCOUVER, BC-Yukon-Nevada Gold is this year's recipient of the Robert E Leckie award for outstanding quartz (hard rock) reclamation practices. The award was presented to company chairman E Lynn Patte...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

BC government-First Nation working group develop restoration plan for lands affected by mining
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VANCOUVER, BC-The British Columbia government and the Tahltan First Nation have developed a restoration plan to assess and address the impacts of past mineral exploration and development activity with...
11/12/2007 | Full Story

Failure to act on critical environment issues threatens human survival, UNEP warns
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Serious, still-unresolved environmental issues such as climate change, degradation of air, water and land, and unsustainable pressure on resources are putting humanity's very survival at risk, says th...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

PM pledges Arctic strategy, new research facility to protect far north environment
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Among the highlights of the October 16 Throne Speech was a commitment by the federal government to develop an integrated strategy for Canada's far north and to build a "world-class arctic research sta...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

Cumulative effects environmental policy targets Alberta's industrial heartland
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A new cumulative effects-focused environmental policy, unveiled by the Alberta government October 2, will undergo its first application in the province's industrial heartland, a 317-square-kilometre a...
10/8/2007 | Full Story

PEI partners collaborate in ecological goods and services study
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CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI-The federal government is contributing $354,000 toward a study of excess nutrients and sedimentation in Prince Edward Island waterways. The pilot project is intended to promote envi...
9/17/2007 | Full Story

Calendar (August 20, 2007)
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September 19: Source Protection and Clean Water Act: Legislation, Perspective and Case Studies, a specialty seminar presented by the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO); to be held at the ...
8/20/2007 | Full Story

Drinking water source protection, climate change, sustainable resource use included under renewed COA
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New areas of co-operation have been added to the renewed Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA), signed August 16 by federal Environment Minister John Baird and Onta...
8/20/2007 | Full Story

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