Environment

COO Environment Newsletter – October, November, and December 2022

Please find attached COO Environment Newsletter – October, November, and December 2022 for your information and reading. For additional information, please contact Kathleen Padulo at Kathleen.Padulo@coo.org. Download the Newsletter here: COO Environment Sector - Newsletter October-December 2022 (11.23.22)

2022-11-23T09:35:45-05:00November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Request for Proposals: First Nations Youth in Conservation

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS You are invited to submit a proposal to support a project being undertaken by the Chiefs of Ontario to Ontario to develop and deliver a training program for youth to develop and enhance skills and experience relevant to pursuing further training or employment opportunities in the fields of biodiversity, conservation, and sustainable development.

2022-09-06T16:36:09-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

COO Environment Newsletter – June, July, and August 2022

Please find attached COO Environment Newsletter – June, July, and August 2022, for your information and reading. You can also read the newsletter online here: https://chiefs-of-ontario.org/. For additional information, please contact Kathleen Padulo at Kathleen.Padulo@coo.org. Download the Newsletter here: COO Environment Newsletter - June July August 2022 (07.21.22)

2022-07-25T18:35:08-04:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Save the Date – Environment Toolkit Workshop June 2022

The Chiefs of Ontario Environment Unit is developing a new toolkit that aims to support Indigenous communities in Ontario to understand environmental assessment and impact assessment (EA/IA) processes and related issues in order to meaningfully participate in EA/IAs and related engagement. The activities will assist in the development of internal capacity in First Nation  communities

2022-05-30T15:41:52-04:00May 30th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Request for Proposals: Indigenous Videographer & Documentary Production

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS You are invited to submit a proposal to support a project being undertaken by the Chiefs of Ontario to develop a high-level, professionally made 20-to-30-minute documentary that captures First Nations women and their sacred connection to the spirit of water and responsibilities to protect and nurture water. Preference will be given to an

2022-02-22T08:50:04-05:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Chiefs of Ontario Environment Newsletter – 4th Edition

Foreword – Environment Director Sheko:lih and welcome to the winter edition of the Chiefs of Ontario's Environment Newsletter. Our ceremonies follow the cycle of the seasons and are determined by careful observance of the land, moon, and seasons' cycle. Midwinter (Tshatek'chelha) is a time of renewing our responsibilities for the coming year and to give

2022-02-02T11:09:53-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Chiefs of Ontario – Canada Water Agency Pre-Engagement Sessions 

Although the period for public consultation closed on March 1, 2021, direct engagement with First Nations is at its beginning stage. Environment and Climate Change Canada has agreed to provide funding to the Chiefs of Ontario for a series of online pre-engagement information sessions and workshops to assist First Nations in making informed recommendations regarding

2021-12-16T12:17:09-05:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: Environment|

Environmental Regulatory and Capacity Gap Project

The federal government has recognized for a number of years that most First Nations do not benefit from the same level of environmental protection as other communities in Canada. There are two components: Regulatory gap: there are limited environmental laws and regulations that apply to reserve lands compared to a typical provincial regime; and Capacity

2021-12-01T14:37:02-05:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Federal Environmental Funding for First Nations

This document only includes open programming and was last updated in September 2021. Please contact program leads directly for more information. Please note, the attached funding placemat provides an overview of current and open funding opportunities. This document is not intended to be comprehensive of all federal funding sources, and other federal funding opportunities not

2021-10-13T17:01:18-04:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment|

COO Environment Quarterly Newsletter – 3rd Edition

Foreword – Environment Director “Sheko:lih and welcome to the third edition of the Chiefs of Ontario’s Environment Newsletter.  Fall has arrived, and with this comes a love of the land in sustaining us by harvesting gardens, hunting and gathering foods for the colder months ahead.   In this quarterly newsletter, the Environment team will provide several

2021-09-29T15:46:22-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment|
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