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Oct 08, 2013, 16:00 ET Pew Congratulates Appointees to Key Development Group in Northern Quebec

MONTREAL, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - On Sept. 19, 2013, the government of Quebec announced that it was reconvening the Partners Table, which brings together leaders from aboriginal communities,...


Sep 03, 2013, 14:36 ET Mining Reform in Quebec: The Canadian Boreal Initiative calls on legislators to put an end to the precedence of mining rights and meet the province's obligations to Aboriginal nations

MONTREAL, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - While recognizing improvements in the current Bill to amend Quebec's Mining Act, the Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) regrets the absence of certain measures that have ...


Aug 16, 2013, 08:16 ET Abandoned claims are step in the right direction for George River caribou herd and resolving Labrador land use plan conflict

GOOSE BAY, NL, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) applauds the decision by Altius Minerals and Cliffs Natural Resources to abandon controversial mineral claims in northern...


Jun 19, 2013, 12:52 ET The Canadian Boreal Initiative Celebrates the Government of Quebec's New Legislation Establishing the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government

Act ensures that local Aboriginal communities have decision-making control over their territory MONTREAL, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) celebrates the adoption of Bill...


Apr 11, 2013, 09:03 ET Broadback watershed Cree conservation plan: CBI calls on Quebec to support the Crees

MONTREAL, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) enthusiastically supports the Broadback Watershed Conservation Plan, released yesterday by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou...


Mar 28, 2013, 14:00 ET Quebec Calls for Social and Environmental Review of Uranium Mining - Canadian Boreal Initiative Welcomes Marois Government Announcement

QUEBEC CITY, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) applauds Quebec's decision to hold a province-wide analysis and consultation on the economic, social and environmental impacts ...


Mar 05, 2013, 05:00 ET Quebec Polls Show Little Public Support for Mining Industry - Canadian Boreal Initiative Calls for Substantive Reform of Mining Practices

OTTAWA, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - In the midst of the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and just in advance of a third attempt at reforming the Quebec's...


Jan 14, 2013, 11:12 ET Manitoba leads the way in First Nations Land Management Planning

WINNIPEG, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) congratulates the Pauingassi First Nation, Little Grand Rapids First Nation, and the Government of Manitoba for their leadership...


Dec 14, 2012, 14:52 ET Tursujuq: Park created through exemplary cooperation

MONTREAL, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Today at Umiujaq in Nunavik, Yves-François Blanchet, the new Minister of sustainable development, the environment, wildlife and parks (MDDEFP), announced the creation...


Oct 28, 2012, 10:00 ET From the Outback to the Boreal - Australia's 'Indigenous Rangers' to Share New Land Stewardship Models with Canadians

LINK TO PHOTOS, TOUR ITINERARY VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada ...


Sep 17, 2012, 14:02 ET Quebec is Recognized Internationally for its Commitments to Conservation in the Boreal Region

JEJU, SOUTH KOREA, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world's largest and oldest international environmental organization, as part of its World...


Aug 17, 2012, 15:58 ET Decline of the George River caribou herd: the Canadian Boreal Initiative calls for protection of the Caribou Homeland

GEORGE RIVER, QC, Aug. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Following the Government of Québec's release of the results of a survey conducted this summer on the George River caribou herd population, the Canadian Boreal...


Jul 24, 2012, 11:37 ET Canadian Boreal Initiative applauds the new Agreement on Governance in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory between the Crees and the Government of Québec

QUÉBEC CITY, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - According to the Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI), the newly signed Agreement on Governance in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory between the Crees of Eeyou...


Jun 15, 2012, 14:10 ET Manitoba commits to ensure the health and prosperity of its boreal forests

OTTAWA, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) congratulates the Government of Manitoba on commitments to work with First Nations, northern communities and stakeholders to...


Apr 24, 2012, 15:12 ET Media Advisory - International Science Symposium on Quebec's Plan Nord

Government, scientists to set path for boreal ecosystem protection MONTREAL, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - "Planning the conservation of Quebec's northern ecosystems: the challenge of a decade" will bring...


Apr 17, 2012, 15:40 ET Introduction of the bill to conserve the natural heritage and ensure sustainable development of the Plan Nord territory: Given the fast pace of development in the North, CBI urges the government to

QUÉBEC CITY, April 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) welcomes the introduction of the bill to conserve the natural heritage and ensure sustainable development of the territory...


Mar 26, 2012, 18:50 ET Government of Québec and International Conservation Organizations to Host Science Symposium

MONTRÉAL, March 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The International Science Symposium: Planning the conservation of Quebec's northern ecosystems: The challenge of a decade, to be held from April 26-27 in Montreal,...


Jan 26, 2012, 16:35 ET The Canadian Boreal Initiative congratulates the Kaska First Nation and the Government of British Columbia on the Dease Liard Strategic Resource Management Plan

Land management plan includes recognition of conservation and cultural values, with strong economic activities OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative congratulates the Kaska...


Jan 18, 2012, 12:22 ET Boreal World Heritage Site Nomination Celebrated

A Natural "Noah's Ark" Legacy for Future Generations WINNIPEG, Jan. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) welcomes the official submission of the magnificent Pimachiowin Aki boreal...


Dec 15, 2010, 12:07 ET CBI Calls on the Federal Government to Reverse its Decision to Open Pristine
Boreal Wilderness to Mining

OTTAWA, Dec. 15 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) reiterates its call to the federal government to restore protection for the proposed Edéhzhíe National Wildlife Area in the Northwest...


Dec 02, 2010, 10:33 ET NEW BOREAL PROTECTION IS ANNOUNCED IN MANITOBA

OTTAWA, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) celebrates the creation of Colvin Lake and Nueltin Lake provincial parks, which will protect a 6,100 sq km unique northern Boreal...


Nov 29, 2010, 18:00 ET Media advisory - Thaidene Nene: A reception for a great Canadian landscape

OTTAWA, Nov. 29 /CNW/ - WHAT: The Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation and Parks Canada have recently initiated a dialogue to jointly protect lands and waters in an area called Thaidene Nene, the "Land of...


Nov 25, 2010, 10:43 ET First Nations luminaries, innovative paper company, and a global forest
monitoring network are among the 2010 Boreal Award winners

OTTAWA, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative presented the annual Boreal Leadership Council's Boreal Awards at a gala dinner in Ottawa last night. The Boreal Award winners represent a...


Nov 02, 2010, 16:44 ET Policy Reversal Opens Protected Wildlife Area to Mining

Move Undermines Agreements with First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - The Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) calls on the federal government to reconsider a dramatic policy reversal that would open the...


Sep 07, 2010, 16:33 ET Bill 79: The Canadian Boreal Initiative calls for reform of Québec's Mining
Act

MONTREAL, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - In the wake of public consultations on Bill 79, An Act to amend the Mining Act, the Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI) calls on Minister Simard to thoroughly review the...