$557m offered to Parks Canada to upgrade infrastructure 

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riority projects to focus on climate resiliency, public safety, built heritage, and improved visitor experiences. Gaspé – The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Investing in these locations helps support the health of natural and built heritage, increases climate resiliency …


Canada On Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fossil Fuels

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Sharm El-Sheikh – Statement from Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on the United States multi-country Declaration to cut emissions from the oil and gas sector announced at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27): “Canada joins our continental ally, energy partner, and largest mutual trading alliance in a shared commitment to reduce emissions from the oil and …

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Funding for Collectes Coderr to support green economy 

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Alma, Quebec – Supporting the growth of SMEs by helping them increase their productivity directly contributes to the economic development of the regions of Quebec. That is why Pascale St‑Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a $2,803,872 non‑repayable contribution for Collectes Coderr. This funding will allow the social economy business to expand its plant and …

Investing over 1.4m in SixRing clean technology

Investing over $1.4m in SixRing clean technology 

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Calgary – Clean technologies play an important role in helping Canada’s agriculture sector fight against climate change. Investing in clean technology initiatives that advance the bioeconomy can improve the bottom line for farmers, while lowering harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, an investment of more …

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Canada Invests in Smoky Lake County Métis Crossing Solar Project

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Smoky Lake – Across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change. By investing in renewable energy initiatives that support energy independence and economic development while lowering GHG emissions, we can keep our air clean and build strong, healthy communities for everyone to call home. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced an investment of nearly $9 million for …

Renovating Resilience Montreal building

Renovating Resilience Montreal building

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Montreal – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Marc Garneau, Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount, announced federal funding of over $3.8 million to renovate and upgrade the Resilience Montreal building to make it more energy-efficient. “Resilience Montreal is a cornerstone …

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CUTRIC receives $175K investment for Brampton Transit 

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BRAMPTON – MP Ruby Sahota, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; Rory Nisan, Halton Region Councillor and Board member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM); Martin Medeiros, Regional Councillor and Deputy Mayor of Brampton, Marianne Meed Ward, Mayor of Burlington; and Josipa Petrunić, President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), …

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2 more on-street EV charging stations coming in Toronto

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory announced today that the City of Toronto and Toronto Hydro are on track to install 32 additional on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of 2022, after the successful conclusion of the Residential and Downtown On-Street Electric Vehicle Charging Station pilots, which were launched by the City and Toronto Hydro in October 2020. …

TransformTO Net Zero climate action strategy

Toronto adopts climate accountability framework

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Toronto – Endorsed yesterday by Toronto City Council, the City of Toronto has created an Accountability and Management Framework to help shape the implementation of the TransformTO Net Zero climate action strategy. The Framework aims to ensure meaningful engagement with Toronto’s diverse communities and key stakeholders to provide oversight, ensure clear accountability, facilitate ongoing communication and guide the effective and …

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Carbon-pricing too hard on small business

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OTTAWA –  Canada’s environment commissioner,Jerry DeMarco, says the national carbon-pricing system is disproportionately hard on Indigenous communities and small businesses and not tough enough on the biggest emitters. He put out five reports on carbon pricing, transitioning workers away from fossil-fuel industries, hydrogen energy, climate-related infrastructure policies and the government’s efforts to cut its own emissions. DeMarco says there is …