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Ottawa, Dehcho First Nations sign deal for 1st Indigenous protected wildlife area

The federal minister of environment and climate change is in the Northwest Territories on Thursday to sign an agreement with the ... to officially protect the Edehzhie area, creating the first ... read more

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The Edéhzhíe, a 14,250-square-kilometre plateau west of Great Slave Lake, was declared an Indigenous Protected Area in Fort Providence, NWT, on Thursday afternoon ... special place in Canada,” Federal ... read more

Ottawa and Dehcho First Nations create Canada’s newest Indigenous protected area

The federal government ... Nations in the Northwest Territories have agreed to a landmark deal that will protect a “breadbasket” wilderness area from resource development for generations to come. The ... read more

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Ottawa, First Nations agree to protect N.W.T. area twice the size of Banff

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and four Indigenous communities from the Dehcho region in the Northwest Territories have ... McKenna said Edehzhie will be Canada’s first Indigenous ... read more


Indigenous protected areas are the next generation of conservation

In October, the Dehcho First Nations Assembly designated these lands and waters, called Edéhzhíe (eh-day-shae), as an Indigenous protected area ... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau included a ... read more

N.W.T. First Nations, federal gov't team up to protect 'breadbasket' of Dehcho region

(Government of the Northwest Territories ... First Nations will sign papers this fall with federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna to finalize the agreement, which will establish Edehzhie as a ... read more

Canada to oppose Alaska oil drilling on caribou habitat: minister

The governments of Canada, Yukon and Northwest Territories, as well as several First ... specifically the conservation of important calving areas,” the agreement said. Yukon Environment Minister ... read more

Ottawa, Dehcho First Nations signing deal for 1st Indigenous protected wildlife area

The federal minister of environment and climate change is in the Northwest Territories ... protected national wildlife area in Canada. Catherine McKenna will sign the agreement with the Dehcho First ... read more

Vast region of Northwest Territories declared an Indigenous Protected Area

A vast region of the Northwest Territories that local Indigenous people call their “breadbasket” because of the abundance of wildlife has been declared permanently off limits to resource development, ... read more

Arctic Marine Weather, Nav Tools get Canadian $35M

This week marks Kent’s first visit to the Northwest Territories as environment minister, and he is expected to hear aboriginal leaders’ concerns about a recent federal ... breaches an agreement made ... read more



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