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Tree Planting in Quebec to Help in Fight Climate Change

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Quebec City – Our forests play a critical role in our environment and our economy. That’s why Canada is working with our partners to plant two billion trees by 2031 — to fight climate change, ensure cleaner air, create good, sustainable jobs and protect valuable biodiversity. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, is pleased to announce $300,000 for the Association …

Canadian railways

Initiative to address climate change impacts on rail lines

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Ottawa – A resilient rail transportation system is critical to strong supply chains and keeping those who live along rail lines safe. Recent events like the 2021 wildfires and floods have shown the impacts climate change and extreme weather events can have on communities and our transportation networks. We must continue to adapt and prepare for these impacts. This is …

Steven Guilbeault

$58m investment to support net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

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Ottawa – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced up to $58 million in investments through the Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support 24 projects that will advance science and technology to combat climate change. Led by 12 universities and one non-governmental organization, these projects will strengthen Canada’s science capacity to identify, accelerate, and evaluate actions toward …

COP27 Minister Guilbeault

Canada’s position, achievements on climate change 

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Gatineau – While talking at COP27, Minister Guilbeault in a statement presented  Canada’s position and achievements on climate change. He said: “Canada and nearly 200 other countries have reached agreement on the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, the next step forward for climate ambition under the Paris Agreement. This outcome from the 27th UN Climate Conference went down to the wire. Over the last few …

Trudeau with Thai PM

Trudeau explores opportunities in meeting with Thai PM

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Bangkok – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Thailand to hold meetings to expand Canada’s trade with the Indo-Pacific region. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum is a group of 21 economies that work together to promote trade. Trudeau attending Apec leaders’ meeting and made an overnight stop in Bangkok. Trudeau said: “Apec is an opportunity to deepen our ties …

Canada Green Buildings Strategy

Energy Efficiency announced for Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nova Scotia

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Halifax – Homes and buildings across Canada are where we work, live and play. But they are also Canada’s third-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Decarbonizing Canada’s buildings is critical to combating climate change and achieving a net-zero economy by 2050. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, announced an investment of $526,785 to RSI Projects Inc. in …

forest fires in Whistler

Reducing likelihood of forest fires in Whistler

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Whistler – Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and Arthur De Jong, Councillor of the Resort Municipality of Whistler, announced federal funding for a wildfire fuel treatment program in Whistler. Climate modelling has revealed that longer, hotter, and drier summers are expected …

boreal tree species in Canada

Tree-Planting Drones to Revitalize Reforestation Efforts

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Mississauga – Our forests are a vital part of our wildlife and communities, with tree planting at the forefront of reforestation efforts. The Government of Canada is investing in revitalizing our forest ecosystems — including by planting two billion trees. As part of this initiative, communities and industries from coast to coast to coast are raising saplings, planting trees and …

Joly with Hayashi

Minister Joly meets with Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Hayashi

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Tokyo – Canada is committed to elevating its strategic partnership with Japan both bilaterally and within the dynamic and fast-growing Indo-Pacific region. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Hayashi Yoshimasa, Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan, in Tokyo. Reflecting on their deep bilateral relationship, bolstered by shared values of freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law, …

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Recognizing historic significance of Ducks Unlimited Canada

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Stonewall – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, commemorated the national historic significance of Ducks Unlimited Canada with a special ceremony to unveil a plaque at Oak Hammock Marsh. Founded in Winnipeg in 1938 by Canadian hunter-conservationists, in collaboration with the More Game Birds of America Foundation, Ducks Unlimited Canada was an …