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Bringing Hundreds of Mining Jobs to North

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Environmental Assessment Approval Allows Critical Minerals Mining Project to Proceed in Marathon TORONTO – The Ontario government has approved an environmental assessment proposal to mine platinum group metals near Marathon, supporting the province’s priority of promoting Ontario’s mining sector. Generation PGM’s Marathon Palladium Project supports Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy by creating another North American source of palladium and is expected …

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 …

Chrystia Freeland

Strengthening pollution pricing in country

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Ottawa – Putting a price on pollution remains the most effective way to fight climate change while making life more affordable for Canadians. Not only does pollution pricing ensure it is no longer free to pollute anywhere in Canada, for eight out of ten Canadians who receive Climate Action Incentive payments, the federal pollution pricing system actually puts more money …

Parm Gill

Ontario Supports Environmental Action in Milton 

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MILTON, ON — The Ontario government is investing $48,400.00 in Root’s Ridge Nature Reserve Wetland and Forest through the Great Lakes Local Action Fund that will help build healthier communities while protecting and improving the health of the Great Lakes and their connecting waters. This project will help restore wetlands and forests in the headwaters of Bronte Creek watershed along …

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 …

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Honouring early commercial radio broadcasting in Canada

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Commercial radio helped usher in the modern era of mass communication. Montreal – Commercial radio in Canada began with Montréal station XWA. From its first broadcasts until the creation of a public system in 1932, a radio craze swept the country, establishing a new mass communication industry that would dramatically alter the way in which Canadians consumed news and entertainment. …

Ginette Petitpas Taylor

Moncton residents to benefit from upgraded infrastructure projects

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Moncton –  Ginette Petitpas-Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Greg Turner, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moncton South, on behalf of Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the …

Signal Hill National Historic Site

Celebrate Canada Day at Signal Hill National Historic Site 

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St. John’s – Parks Canada will kick off Canada’s birthday celebrations with a special sunrise event at Signal Hill National Historic Site. Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, will bring greetings on behalf of Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada. Date:                July 1, 2022 Time:               6:00am NDT Location:        Signal Hill …

Renewable Fuels Regulations

Supporting innovation with final Clean Fuel Regulations

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Gatineau – Putting in place smart climate policies that support innovative technologies will build a stronger Canadian economy as we drive down polluting emissions towards net zero. Today, the Government of Canada is sending a clear signal to investors and industry that now is the time to bring more clean technologies, energy efficiency practices, and affordable low-carbon fuels to market. …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

Free admission at national sites on Canada Day

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Ottawa – National historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas are gateways to connecting with nature, culture and history. These treasured places tell the stories of Canada and immerse visitors in our country’s natural and cultural heritage. On July 1st, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, invites Canadians and international …