Nature Advisory Committee to kick off Canadian Environment Week

Nature Advisory Committee to kick off Canadian Environment Week

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Ottawa –  The health, well-being, and economic security of Canadians depend on having a healthy ecosystem that supports a world rich in biodiversity. That’s why the Government of Canada is making historic investments to support the conservation of lands and waters from coast to coast to coast. Many beloved species and natural spaces and systems are under threat from human …

John Ware

John Ware recognised as person of national historic significance

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John Ware’s horsemanship, generosity, and strength secured his place in the mythology of the Canadian West Alberta – National historic designations encourage us to acknowledge both the triumphs and the struggles that have led us to the Canada of today, and help us reflect on how to build a more inclusive society for today and future generations. John Ware was …

Dehcho First Nations

National Wildlife Area with support of $10 million fund

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Yellowknife – To mark the beginning of National Indigenous History Month, Steven Guilbeault, minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada has designated Edéhzhíe as a National Wildlife Area, in addition to its status as a Dehcho Protected Area. Edéhzhíe is a pristine area of the Northwest Territories that is important for the Dehcho First Nations …

Ministers Guilbeault and Wilkinson at G7 summit

Ministers Guilbeault and Wilkinson on climate protection at G7 summit

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Berlin -When it comes to keeping our air clean and protecting our planet, the world can’t afford to take a step back. As the G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers Meeting took place in Berlin, Germany this week, the world is under pressure to take urgent climate action in a way that addresses energy security issues and seizes the opportunities …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

Strategy to build climate ready economy, communities

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Montréal – Building a strong and healthy future for Canadians means building homes, infrastructure, and an economy that are ready for the realities of climate change. To do that, Canada needs a coordinated national response. Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, launched a public consultation to develop Canada’s first National Adaptation Strategy, a whole-of-society blueprint for coordinated action …

Canadas 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan

Investing in climate action project by Ciment Québec

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Saint-Basile – Across the country, Canadians are calling for ambitious climate action that keeps our air clean while building a strong economy for today and tomorrow alike. Through initiatives like the Low Carbon Economy Fund, the Government of Canada is continuing to work with partners across the country to cut pollution and build strong, resilient communities, while creating good jobs and …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

New Home Energy Retrofits for Durham Region

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Whitby – Helping Canadians upgrade their homes to be more energy-efficient fights climate change, creates good jobs and helps them save on their monthly bills. Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, and Rory Nisan, Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Councillor at …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

Expanding lower tax rate for small & medium-sized businesses

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Québec – Quebec’s small and medium-sized businesses are at the heart of our economy and our communities. Budget 2022 is tackling barriers faced by these businesses so they can grow and create good middle class jobs. Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, highlighted important new tax relief measures in Budget 2022 that will help small and medium-sized businesses throughout the province and …

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Making electric vehicles affordable for Quebeckers 

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Sherbrooke – Growing a cleaner, stronger economy and fighting climate change requires helping Canadians and businesses make the switch to electric vehicles that reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and cut greenhouse gas pollution. Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, highlighted the Government’s plan to invest $547.5 million over four years to launch a new purchase incentive program …

Randle Reef

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 …