Canada

May 30, 2020

DEADLINE: CJFE Journalism Awards

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression invites nominations by May 30 annually for multiple awards recognizing journalists for courage and determination overcoming obstacles, investigative journalism, reinforcing and promoting the principle of freedom of the press in Canada or elsewhere, and more. Cash prizes.

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Canada's Building Code Getting A Climate Change Rewrite. Are You Ready?

"From how concrete is mixed for road construction, to roofing standards enabling buildings to withstand stronger storms and plans to help homeowners manage increased flooding, Canada's building rules are being rewritten due to climate change, according to briefing notes for a senior government official seen by CBC News."

Source: CBC News, 04/12/2019

"Canada, First Nations Express Concern Over U.S. Arctic Drilling Plans"

"The Canadian government, two territories and several First Nations are expressing concerns to the United States over plans to open the calving grounds of a large cross-border caribou herd to energy drilling, despite international agreements to protect it."

Source: Canadian Press, 01/14/2019

UN Tells Canada To Suspend Site C Dam Work Over Indigenous Rights

"In a rare rebuke, the United Nations has instructed Canada to suspend construction of the Site C dam on B.C.’s Peace River until the project obtains the “free, prior and informed consent” of Indigenous peoples."

Source: The Narwhal, 01/10/2019

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