Launching $755M Social Finance Fund to advance social finance growth 

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Gatineau – Social purpose organizations, such as social enterprises, non-profits, charities and co‑operatives, are at the forefront of tackling Canada’s persistent social and environmental challenges, and they are key contributors to the Canadian economy. However, social purpose organizations face barriers and systemic biases that exist in the current finance ecosystem. Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, officially …

Canada’s comprehensive approach to zero plastic waste

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Ottawa – Scientific evidence confirms that plastic pollution is pervasive in the environment, and that macroplastic pollution is harmful to wildlife and their habitat. Single-use plastics, such as checkout bags, and food and beverage service items, make up the bulk of macroplastics found on shorelines in Canada and internationally. The Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations were made under the authority of the Canadian Environmental Protection …

Contaminated sediment removed or capped at Randle Reef

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Randle Reef partners highlight the completion of Stage 2 of the Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project, removing over a century of contamination from Hamilton Harbour Hamilton – The Great Lakes are essential to the health and well-being of Canadians, ecosystems, and the economy. As one of the largest surface freshwater systems in the world, they provide water for forty million people …