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26 february 2019

14:38
Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate Change Canada is taking action to protect wildlife and nature. Wildlife officers work in collaboration with other Government of Canada partners as...

11:27
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed delegates this morning at the opening of the 2nd Annual Water Symposium and Tradeshow in Niagara Falls, Ontario, calling for a new approach and new investments to ensure that...


25 february 2019

15:09
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, will participate in an armchair discussion with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, to discuss Canada's energy sector and its role in the global...

12:01
The economic potential in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut is tremendous. Local residents are committed to growing and improving their communities beyond a dependency on expensive fossil fuels for heat and electricity and the use of satellites for...

10:00
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the 2nd Annual National Water and Tradeshow Symposium from February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Center, 6815 Stanley Avenue in Niagara Falls, ON. The theme this year is "First Nations and...


22 february 2019

16:00
At the 2019 Global Engagement Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched a global call to action on climate before more than 1,800 Americans who support the UN. "Climate change is running much faster than our efforts to slow...

15:13
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the National Energy Board's (NEB) Reconsideration Report on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) project: "The...

14:47
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the 2nd Annual National Water and Tradeshow Symposium from February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Center, 6815 Stanley Avenue in Niagara Falls, ON. The theme this year is "First Nations and...

11:15
Canadians are feeling the impacts of our changing climate. Last year, extreme weather caused $1.9 billion in property damage. As our climate changes, cities and towns, planners and builders, researchers and practitioners need reliable and accurate...

11:05
Canadians are feeling the impacts and costs of climate change first hand. By working together, we can take action on climate change in a way that benefits all Canadians. That's why the Government of Canada is working with businesses, cities and...

11:00
Canadians across the country will benefit from more renewed public infrastructure as a result of measures being taken to make the Government of Canada's infrastructure plan more responsive to the unique and evolving needs of the provinces and...

06:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support from the Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund for climate action, at McGill University. The Minister will also...


21 february 2019

16:02
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support from the Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund for climate action, at McGill University. The Minister will also...

12:17
Cargill operates at the intersection of agriculture and business, connecting farmers to consumers around the world. Today, the company took bold steps to advance its commitment to protect forests and promote rural agricultural development across its...

11:42
Today Resource Works released a policy brief delving into a new tactic environmental organizations are pressuring municipal governments to use ? issuing letters and launching legal action against energy companies demanding they pay for the impacts of...


20 february 2019

14:41
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that the US Army Corps of Engineers (the "Corps") has posted on its website the Draft Environmental Impact Statement ("DEIS") for southwest Alaska's Pebble Project, as...

11:00
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is introducing a new standard, the Water Stewardship Protocol, as part of its Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) initiative. This Protocol will play an important role in the continuous improvement taking place in...

09:57
A greenhouse gas emission units auction is being held today. The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) will hold this auction in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The joint...

09:41
Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness, and climate action through independent third parties will support Canada's efforts to protect the environment and transition to a cleaner...


15 february 2019

12:59
Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness, and climate action through independent third parties will support Canada's efforts to protect the environment and transition to a cleaner...

10:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Pôle des Technologies propres de la Gaspésie (the Pôle) is an organization whose ultimate goal is to create significant and diversified value chains in the field of renewable fuels and carbon...


14 february 2019

21:00
Today, on the conclusion of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal's hearing on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Honourable Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna issued the following...

17:11
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of House Concurrent Resolution 1 to disapprove Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2019-2 eliminating three oversight panels that were created...

13:13
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting federal environmental assessments for the proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project and the proposed Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located...

10:14
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) made the following comments after the announcement of EPA's comprehensive PFAS Action Plan: "ACC looks forward to reviewing the PFAS management plan. We continue to support strong national leadership in addressing...


13 february 2019

16:40
Modern reliable water and wastewater systems are crucial to protecting the health of Canadians, keeping Manitoba's waterways clean and supporting economic growth. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and...

15:00
Canada is home to hundreds of rural and remote Indigenous communities. As we build a cleaner energy future, we are helping communities across Canada reduce their reliance on diesel and move toward renewable sources of energy. By working together, we...


12 february 2019

15:30
Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will attend the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference and announce a new initiative to generate new opportunities for remote Indigenous communities through innovative clean...

14:25
Saskatchewan is experiencing first-hand the consequences of climate change, with the increasing frequency and severity of damaging weather cycles?from costly storms and floods to droughts and wildfires. That's why the Government of Canada is working...

12:45
Across Canada and across industries, clean technology companies are supporting growth, creating jobs and protecting our environment. The Government of Canada knows the future of innovation is in clean tech, which is why it is making investments that...

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07:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support from the Government of Canada's Low...


11 february 2019

22:26
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to British Columbia from February 11 to 13 to advance and announce support for climate action in British Columbia. On February 12,...

17:36
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support from the Government of Canada's Low...

13:52
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Cascade Power Plant Project, located in Yellowhead County, 12 kilometres southwest of Edson, Alberta. To...

13:33
Cycle Capital, Canada's largest clean technology venture capital investment platform, announced the first close of its new Fund, Cycle Capital Fund IV, LP. The announcement was made by Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner of Cycle...


8 february 2019

15:00
Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in Canada's low-carbon future. As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the Government of Canada is delivering more options for them to drive where they need to go while reducing pollution....

09:14
More than 80 American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry descended on Washington, D.C. this week and made more than 350 visits with Members of Congress.  Their goal was to educate officials on the impacts of legislative and...


6 february 2019

17:47
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce applauds House lawmakers for passing Joint Concurrent Resolution 1 to disapprove Governor Whitmer's Executive Order (E.O.)  to eliminate statutorily-established Environmental Oversight Committees....

09:54
Earlier this week, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) submitted a petition with 107,000 signatories, urging the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban paraquat, a widely used herbicide with strong...


5 february 2019

14:45
A would-be savior is striding onto the stage at the time of the State of the Union to announce a plan to rescue the world from certain climate doom in 12 years. Young, hip, Hispanic, proud former bartender Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ("AOC")...


4 february 2019

16:31
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Whitmer's Executive Order (E.O.) eliminating the recently established Environmental Oversight Committees. The Michigan Chamber is opposed to silencing the...

02:06
Ahead of the original deadline for the adoption of the European Union's (EU) Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II delegated act on Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC), leading palm oil producer Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) hosted a workshop on the...


1 february 2019

14:05
Canadian companies in all sectors are coming up with solutions to address the world's environmental challenges while at the same time creating good jobs and driving economic growth. By supporting companies, entrepreneurs and researchers, the...


31 january 2019

15:15
Rio Tinto's BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in British Columbia, Canada, have been certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for meeting the highest internationally recognised standards for environmental, social and...


30 january 2019

15:36
Every 100 minutes, a football field of land disappears into the Gulf of Mexico. To highlight this national land loss crisis, Restore the Mississippi River Delta will release a commercial during the Big Game on Feb. 3 that urges viewers across the...

14:00
The cost of air travel in Canada will soar if the federal government imposes a backstop carbon tax on air travel in 2019, according to a new study released today by the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC). The study, "Evaluation of Federal...


29 january 2019

16:15
A changing climate is among the great global challenges of our time. The Government of Canada recognizes the significant impacts of climate change and continues to support research on adaptation and climate resilience. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary...

09:00
A new report by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) provides an action plan to close the low-carbon building skills gap in the Ontario construction industry. With buildings accounting for 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions, addressing the...


28 january 2019

14:39
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed...

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