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Ottawa hopes $325-million fund will spur growth in fisheries, seafood sector

The federal government has announced a new $325-million fund for Atlantic Canada's fish and seafood sector. Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced the establishment of the Atlantic Fisheries Fund today in Halifax.

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http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/ottawa-hopes-325-million-fund-will-spur-growth-in-fisheries-seafood-sector-1.3319539

Ideas that work to promote sustainable small farms | rabble.ca

As I write this column, I am waiting for new census information to learn more about the current farming scene in Canada. The federal government is also cobbling together a budget that they have promised will include strong action on agriculture and food. I

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http://rabble.ca/columnists/2017-02-21t000000/ideas-work-promote-sustainable-small-farms

Climate framework a good first step, fails to plot path to sustainable future | West Coast Environmental Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – Lawyers with West Coast Environmental Law Association are celebrating the many positive elements in today’s national climate framework to address the country’s greenhouse gas pollution – inclu

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http://wcel.org/media-centre/media-releases/climate-framework-good-first-step-fails-plot-path-sustainable-future

OMB changes could help communities that support smarter growth - Environmental Defence

This is a guest blog by Kate Daley, a smart growth advocate and PhD candidate at York University studying the politics of growth management...Read More

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http://environmentaldefence.ca/2016/12/09/omb-changes-help-communities-support-smarter-growth/

A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security

Leading Civil Society organizations hold public launch of their Submission to the Defence Policy review calling for a shift to sustainable peace and common security

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https://www.ceasefire.ca/?p=24483

N.W.T. Chamber's call for halt to Thaidene Nene park 'not welcome,' says minister

N.W.T.'s Environment minister says he's "disappointed in the tone" of a letter written by the N.W.T. Chamber of Commerce advocating shelving the idea of Thaidene Nene park on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/robert-c-mcleod-nwt-chamber-letter-thaidene-nene-park-1.3852092

The Hidden Water in Everyday Products

Although unseen, millions of gallons of water go into the products we buy and use, which makes consumer awareness an important step towards water conservation.

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http://www.gracelinks.org/285/the-hidden-water-in-everyday-products

Going sustainable to rejuvenate the suburbs

Peripheral areas often face poverty, crime, waste, pollution and decay. A new trend, however, considers suburbs the best places to develop green initiatives and energy efficiency interventions. Many peripheral ...

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http://phys.org/news/2016-08-sustainable-rejuvenate-suburbs.html

No pickerel, no consequences for Yellowknife restaurant selling Kazakhstani fish

An iconic Yellowknife restaurant is essentially off the hook after serving frozen fish fillets imported from Kazakhstan, but listing it on the menu as Great Slave Lake pickerel, due in part to a lack of regulations in the N.W.T.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/wildcat-pickerel-fish-fraud-consequences-1.3725259

B.C. Chamber of Commerce hugs old-growth trees

The largest business-advocacy organization in B.C. has voted to protect old-growth forests while still also supporting loggers’ access to valuable resources. In a move environmentalists are . . .

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http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/b-c-chamber-of-commerce-hugs-old-growth-trees-1.2267701

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  1. Dominic LeBlanc

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Locations

  1. Vancouver

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  3. Atlantic Canada

  4. Coast Salish Territories

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