CPAWS Northern Alberta Chapter

In The Media

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A summary of the House of Commons hearings on the Kearl Spill

The Kearl tailings spill raised such public attention and outcry that it caught the attention of Canada’s Members of Parliament.…
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Questions for Candidates in The 2023 Alberta Election

A great way to get involved in this year’s election is to engage with your candidates! Though it may seem…
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Everything You Need to Know About the Kearl Spill

Imperial Oil has captured the attention of the public when it surfaced that they had a leaking tailings problem at…
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New Funding in Parks and Protected Areas welcomed but misses mark on conservation and ecological values

The Government of Alberta announced $211.3 million in funding over three years to improve current and create new campsites, build…
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An updated and abbreviated timeline on Coal in Alberta

Even though it’s been nearly three years since the whole debacle on new coal mining in the Rocky Mountains started…
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Elk Island National Park needs your voice!

Elk Island National Park has released their draft Management Plan for the next 10 years. They are seeking feedback from…
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Alberta’s 2023 Budget Fails to Prioritize Environment and Conservation, Ignoring Widespread Public Support for Protected Areas  

Alberta’s recently released budget for 2023 is causing concern for CPAWS Northern and Southern Alberta for failing to prioritize environmental…
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Canada confirms plans to repopulate at-risk caribou herds with a breeding program in Jasper National Park 

The Canadian government has formally announced their commitment to recover and repopulate woodland caribou herds in Jasper National Park through…
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Government of Alberta announces $8 million in public funding to OHV groups for trail maintenance and expansion

On Friday February 17, the Government of Alberta announced that an astounding $8 million in public funds will go to…
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Jasper National Park Buys Out Tonquin Valley Leases to Help Caribou Survive

Conservation groups welcome Parks Canada’s recent difficult decision to buy out two horse-based backcountry lodges in Jasper National Park’s Tonquin…
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Montreal had its “Paris Moment”, now the real work begins. Here’s how Alberta could play a huge role in global conservation

CPAWS Northern and Southern Alberta chapters are encouraged to see the new ambitious global biodiversity framework agreed to this week…
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Why a ‘World Heritage Site in Danger’ listing might be the cure for the deteriorating Wood Buffalo National Park

What might happen if Wood Buffalo National Park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Danger? What other…
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