PEI Parks received the award for its outstanding teamwork, diligence and immediate action to restore provincial parks in the province after Hurricane Fiona. In total, over 500 truckloads of debris were removed from the province’s eight provincial campgrounds and 12 day-parks.
UNESCO has approved Quebec’s Anticosti Island on its World Heritage list. The island in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence is home to the most complete fossil record of marine life on Earth’s history between 447 and 437 million years ago.
On Septeber 19, 2023 » UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee inscribed Anticosti, an island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec, on the World Heritage List during its 45th annual session in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This designation is made possible thanks to the lengthy and dedicated work of the nomination team, including the Government of Quebec, the MRC de Minganie and the Municipality of L’Île-d’Anticosti.
Japan’s minister of economy, trade and industry will be in Ottawa Thursday to sign a memorandum of cooperation on electric vehicle supply chains.
Yasutoshi Nishimura will be accompanied by a delegation of Japanese businesspeople representing its battery supply chain association (BASC) and corporations like Panasonic Energy, Asahi-Kasei, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo.
Japanese media reports previewing the trip over the past week suggested that in return for financial, scientific and technical help, the Canadian government intends to offer subsidies for new Japanese investments in this sector — similar to other electric vehicle battery deals struck in collaboration with the provincial governments of Ontario and Quebec.
Canadian Geographic » A dive into the fascinating evolution of radio, starting from the first received message at Signal Hill, Newfoundland.
CBC » Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says other countries are ‘watching very closely’ as Canada’s dispute with Meta over the Online News Act continues.
PM Trudeau revealed that other countries are quietly supporting Canada’s Online News Act, Bill C-18, which passed the House of Commons in June. The legislation mandates that tech giants Google and Meta pay Canadian media outlets for news content shared or repurposed on their platforms.