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12 december 2018

09:34
At a high-level event on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference COP24 honoring two years of collaboration to advance climate and development action, German State Secretary in the Federal...

06:00
A majority of Quebecers are not prepared to pay more for gasoline due to a carbon tax. As for an "effective" carbon tax, which is to say one that is high enough for the province to meet its environmental objectives, the rate of support is just 2%,...

02:46
Following the successful implementation of its economic reform programme, Egypt signed agreements worth $1.9 billion on the side-lines of the Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. This is in addition to a number of other key agreements worth...


11 december 2018

10:32
On the margins of the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, met with the European Union's Commissioner for Climate...

07:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will hold a teleconference with Canadian and international media to discuss Canada's international and domestic climate action and provide an...

06:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be participating in the Leadership Dialogue on Carbon Pricing, a Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition event at the 24th Conference of the...

06:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be joining the Canadian Labour Congress and the Just Transition Centre, at the event Unions in Action on Just Transition, at the...


10 december 2018

14:26
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be joining the Canadian Labour Congress and the Just Transition Centre, at the event Unions in Action on Just Transition, at the...

14:17
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be participating in the Leadership Dialogue on Carbon Pricing, a Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition event at the 24th Conference of the...

12:17
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will hold a teleconference with Canadian and international media to discuss Canada's international and domestic climate action and provide an...

10:01
A year ago, Desjardins announced measures to become proactive in the fight against climate change. The initiatives centred on reducing its carbon footprint, investing in renewable energy projects, applying ESG criteria to promote environmentally and...

05:01
Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, began her first day at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. Canada was instrumental in...


7 december 2018

13:54
The Government of Canada is committed to leading on climate change action both at home and on the international stage. The Honourable Joyce Murray, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government,...

10:08
Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. That is why the Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action to make Arctic resupply operations faster, safer,...


6 december 2018

12:15
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling...

08:00
The big government approach to fighting 'global warming' taken by California and New York hits working class and minority communities the hardest, a new report released today by the California-based free-market think tank, the Pacific Research...

07:00
As part of its plan for a just energy transition, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ is the first investor to announce that it will integrate the MSCI World Low Carbon ESG Target Screened Index in the management of a 1,3 billion C$ portfolio, by the end of...


5 december 2018

19:27
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) has issued a statement regarding the CleanBC plan announced by the British Columbia government today. "Toyota Canada commends the B.C. government for recognizing bringing the next generation of low emission vehicles to market...

15:36
Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada's oceans that span generations. They value them as a source of livelihood, food security, and transportation routes. The Oceans Protection Plan is providing Indigenous peoples with new opportunities...

15:15
Unifor applauds introduction of CleanBC plan and encourages the swift implementation of its ambitious programs. "CleanBC is a measurable plan designed in collaboration with workers that will re-establish B.C. as a climate leader," said Joie Warnock,...

13:48
Canadians expect a clear and transparent assessment of environmental and economic impacts of major projects, and the Government of Canada understands that better rules are necessary to ensure good projects get built. These better rules will protect...

12:47
Bordered by three oceans, Canada is home to the longest coastline in the world. Our marine resources support hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs and rich ecosystems of abundant marine wildlife from coast to coast to coast. Today, federal,...


4 december 2018

16:12
Canadians know that protecting our natural heritage is essential to our environment, our economy and our communities. That's why the Government of Canada has committed to doubling the amount of nature protected in Canada's land and oceans, from coast...

13:29
FinDev Canada announced a USD 20 million commitment made to Climate Investor One's (CIO) Construction Equity Fund to support the transition to renewable energy in emerging markets, helping avoid approximately 1.2 million tons of CO2 emissions. CIO...


3 december 2018

17:02
The Government of Canada knows that, in the twenty-first century, the environment and the economy go hand in hand. To make sure we pass on a healthy and prosperous Canada to the next generation, we are putting sustainable development and the...

13:58
In order for Montréal to become a true municipal leader with respect to climate change and to the city's commitments made at the Global Climate Action Summit, in San Francisco, Montréal has ratified a collaboration agreement with C40, the David...

12:50
The Premier of Québec François Legault and the Minister of Finance Eric Girard have taken the opportunity provided by the fall economic update to announce concrete actions for putting money back in the pockets of Québec families and seniors. The...


30 november 2018

14:41
Fisheries are an important source of good, middle-class jobs in Indigenous and coastal communities, and they're important to Canada's economy as a whole. Wild Pacific Salmon are intrinsically linked to the culture and identity to British Columbians...

10:49
Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario governments have included 4R Nutrient Stewardship in their respective climate change strategies highlighting the good work industry and farmers are doing in response to climate change in Canada. Fertilizer Canada...

10:00
Public sector leadership is critical to achieving Canada's goals for environmental and sustainable development. The Government of Canada will play its part by taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from federal operations and by...

09:46
Yesterday, the Government of Ontario launched Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the government for committing to improve resilience and...


29 november 2018

15:41
Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) today welcomed the release of Ontario's Environment Plan "Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan" and its commitment to move to 15% ethanol blend in...

10:56
A 2-Day Event Organized by the Italian Embassy in Cairo in Collaboration with Ecomondo  The "Business Forum on water, energy, waste and mobility"will be held on Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd December at the Four Seasons Hotel in the Egyptian capital's...


28 november 2018

19:11
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) joins the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) in calling for the implementation of the Canada-specific recommendations presented in the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. The CMA echoed the...

15:07
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to congratulate Kenya on a successful Sustainable Blue Economy Conference: "This week, Canada, led by the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan...

11:00
Bats that are broken during the intensity of a professional baseball game are usually discarded without much future purpose. Until now, when, as part of a fun and innovative community program, Mattamy Homes Phoenix and the Arizona Diamondbacks teamed...

09:31
Healthy and sustainable oceans are of critical importance to Canada and the world. They provide food to billions of people worldwide, and are a growing source of recreation and tourism. They sustain livelihoods and create good jobs and also serve as...

05:00
A much anticipated new study that demonstrates significant cost reductions for carbon capture and storage (CCS) was released today by the International CCS Knowledge Centre (Knowledge Centre).  The release coincides with the International CCS Summit...

03:00
Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants (STC) announce the availability of the newly updated International Audit Protocol Consortium (IAPC) EHS audit protocol for Ireland. Leading companies around the world use IAPC...


27 november 2018

09:33
The evidence is clear: Our oceans are at risk. Marine ecosystems are degrading, the oceans are warming, sea levels are rising, and our waters are acidifying. The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development,...

08:05
UrbanFootprint, a Berkeley-based urban planning software company, today announced the integration of The Nature Conservancy's new Conservation Module into the UrbanFootprint software platform. The Conservation Module is an analytics suite focused on...

08:00
The Co-operators released a Climate Commitment today, alongside the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative's (UNEP FI) biennial Global Roundtable taking place this week in Paris, France. The commitment outlines actions the organization will take...


26 november 2018

09:35
Always proactive and committed to protecting the environment, the City of Beaconsfield is proud to announce the upcoming launch of the i3P Project, an innovative initiative that will allow the City to complete the first three phases of the Partners...

09:14
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to attend the G20 Leaders' Summit from November 29 to December 1. The G20 Summit ? like the G7 Summit was in Charlevoix ? is a key opportunity to make...


22 november 2018

10:36
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Please take note that, due to circumstances beyond our control, the news conference scheduled to take place this Friday, November 23, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at OrganicOcean, 8 Patrice-Côté Street, in...


21 november 2018

12:34
In December of 1996 and January of 1997, a series of subtropical pineapple express storms washed over California. Watersheds were already saturated when the storms brought more than 30 inches of rain, making it one of the wettest Decembers on record....


20 november 2018

08:44
Bus manufacturer Nova Bus is very pleased to announce the ongoing delivery of 55 of its hybrid electric vehicles to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). This announcement was made today by the TTC, the City of Toronto and the Government of Canada,...


19 november 2018

16:01
The Gina 'Waadluxan KilGuhlGa  Land-Sea-People Management Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site was tabled in Parliament today. The Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management...


16 november 2018

12:40
Our government is committed to ensuring the transition to a low-carbon economy is fair for workers and communities in east-central Alberta. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill...

11:23
Canada`s agricultural sector is working hard to boost productivity, efficiency and income, while meeting the challenge of feeding the world sustainably. The Government of Canada is continuing to partner with farmers and agri-businesses to help them...

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