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The power of peat: Canada’s secret weapon against climate change

The power of peat: Canada’s secret weapon against climate change

Scientists call them Canada’s Amazon Rainforest, and they could be at risk. Peatlands are ancient ecosystems that cool the planet by absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, trapping it deep underground. A quarter of peatlands on Earth are found here in Canada, but some are under threat from potential mining developments aimed at creating technology for a greener future.

Virtual information sessions to be held on Ring of Fire Road

Virtual information sessions to be held on Ring of Fire Road

An assessment of potential mining impacts on peatlands in northern Ontario hasn’t even started, but some chiefs already say they aren’t being heard.

And Ontario continues to fight a losing battle over treaty annuities.

That’s on Nation to Nation.

Ontario commits to building Ring of Fire road

Ontario commits to building Ring of Fire road

An assessment of potential mining impacts on peatlands in northern Ontario hasn’t even started, but some chiefs already say they aren’t being heard.

And Ontario continues to fight a losing battle over treaty annuities.

That’s on Nation to Nation.

Moving Forward with Road Access to the Ring of Fire

Moving Forward with Road Access to the Ring of Fire

The Government of Ontario, Marten Falls First Nation and Webequie First Nation are taking a major step forward in unlocking jobs and opportunity in Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire region by entering into a historic agreement to advance the planning and development of a proposed Northern Road Link.

The Breathing Lands

The Breathing Lands

The Elders of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation say the water flows through their blood and their bodies are built of the trout that swim in these clean rivers and lakes. Taking care of their watershed is a relationship at the core of who they are as an Indigenous Nation, it is a responsibility handed down to them from the Creator through the teachings of their Elders.

Neskantaga – We Love Our Land

Neskantaga – We Love Our Land

In the heart of the world’s largest intact boreal wetland, a tiny First Nation community is fighting to protect their lands, water and way of life.