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08EN037 – Caribou Calving Area at the Center of Uravan Garry Lake Project Assessment by the Nunavut Impact Review Board

Monday, December 8th, 2008

The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) takes up a proposal this month by Uravan Minerals Inc. for a uranium exploration project south of Garry Lake along the Back River in Nunavut. Components of the project (PDF) include: aerial geophysical surveys, ground geochemical sampling, diamond drilling, construction of permanent exploration camp and mobile temporary camp, ground [...]

Energy for Export and the Romaine River Hydroelectric Complex in Québec

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

The Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environment du Québec (BAPE) will soon begin Phase II of its public consultations on the Romaine Hydroelectric Complex Project. Located in the Lower North Coast of Québec, the Romaine River flows 300 km from the border with Labrador to the St. Lawrence Seaway. Hydro-Québec is a public utility, and the [...]

Public Comments on Working Group Proposals for New Nahanni Park Boundary Options Due November 23, 2007

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

This is an important opportunity for the public to be involved in a policy planning process, and to bring greater attention to the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region and the ecological integrity of the Nahanni Park Reserve. Parks Canada, Dehcho First Nations, and the Federal Government (in its 2002 “Action Plan to Protect Canada’s Natural Heritage”) [...]

Winter Road Proposal for Peel River Watershed and Yukon Three Rivers Area

Friday, November 16th, 2007

CPAWS looks at long term planning and conservation proposals, and reminds members of Dec. 10, 2007, deadline for public comments on Cash Minerals land use application with Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board. Public comments needed by December 10, 2007 (extended twice from Nov. 20). A mining company plans to bulldoze winter roads into the [...]

Environemental Assessment Review for All Season Road Proposal to Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan

Monday, April 16th, 2007

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency announced last week that an all-weather road proposal to Wollaston Lake in northern Saskatchewan will undergo a comprehensive environmental assessment review. Wollaston is a frequent starting off point for canoers looking for overland routes to the southern Barrenlands via the Fond du Lac River to Black Lake, and the historic [...]

Joint Review Panel Hearings and Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary, NWT

Monday, November 20th, 2006

Imperial Oil and Shell Canada are proposing an airstrip, large camp, and processing facilities on 3.5 sq. km of land in the 600 sq. km Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary in the Mackenzie River Delta. Hearings are currently taking place in Inuvik (Nov. 22-25) and Yellowknife (Dec. 5-8th) – but dates frequently change. The hearings are [...]

Public Hearnings to Expand Nahanni National Park Reserve

Sunday, November 12th, 2006

Proposals to expand Nahanni National Park Reserve, and protect the watershed from additional impact from Zinc and Tungsten mines, has resulted in hearings from Parks Canada, letters from environmental groups and wilderness advocates, and expanded land claims and self-government negotiations from First Nations communities. The Nahanni Reserve was created in 1972 to protect the popular [...]