Expanded heat pump program helps British Columbians save on energy costs

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The Government of Canada, British Columbia partner to make heat pumps and home energy efficiency upgrades more affordable Victoria – British Columbians are seeing firsthand the costly impacts of more frequent and intense extreme weather events fuelled by climate change. Reducing pollution and making life more affordable while building a strong economy is how we can ensure a secure, healthy …

Incentives for industries to reduce their greenhouse gas

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Gatineau – Canada’s pollution pricing system creates incentives for industries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, drives innovation and sustainable business practices, and fosters a cleaner, more environmentally responsible future. Through the Decarbonization Incentive Program, the Government of Canada returns a portion of the proceeds collected from the federal pollution price on large industrial emitters to support clean technology projects. …

Installing new state-of-the-art weather radar in Quebec

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Blainville – Canadians today are facing more frequent, costly, and dangerous extreme weather events, a development long predicted by climate change modelling. State-of-the-art weather services are becoming more important than ever to keep Canadians safe. That is why the Government of Canada invested $180.4 million since 2016 to fully modernize 32 state-of-the-art weather radars across Canada, and one training radar. …

Canada recognizes Vietnamese refugees’ arrival in Canada event of national historic significance

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Canadians nationwide welcomed refugees fleeing dangerous and difficult living conditions after the Vietnam War Gatineau – National historic designations can recall moments of greatness and triumph or cause us to contemplate the complex moments that helped define the Canada of today. Commemoration encourages us to acknowledge the full scope of our shared history and help us reflect on how to …

Planting over 200,000 trees in Montreal’s East End

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Quebec — The health and quality of life of Montreal’s East End residents will be improved thanks to a joint investment by the federal government and the City of Montreal of up to $67 million to support the extensive planting of trees and shrubs. Announced by Steven Guilbeault, Pablo Rodriguez, Soraya Martinez Ferrada and the Mayor of Montreal Valérie Plante, this funding will …

Canada celebrates ground-breaking for new Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area

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Nipigon – Construction is set to begin on the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area Administration and Visitor Centre in Nipigon, Ontario. Once complete, this landmark building will serve as Parks Canada’s primary operations base and visitor reception area for Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development …

Canada’s ambitious global deal to end plastic pollution

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Ottawa – The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) wrapped up in Ottawa today, marking significant progress in the development of a legally binding global agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040. As the host country, Canada played a pivotal role in the progress made during this session, setting the stage for international ambition and cooperation at the …

Minister Guilbeault concludes G7 Ministers’ Meeting with strong outcomes

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Italy – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, represented Canada at this year’s Group of Seven (G7) Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment, which took place in Turin, Italy, from April 28 to 30. Working closely with G7 partners to advance key climate, environment, and biodiversity priorities, Minister Guilbeault underscored the importance of pursuing the transition toward cleaner …

Kitimat station designated as Heritage Railway Station

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Kitimat station supported the transportation of both passengers and goods, as well as the provision of telegraph and radio communication services Kitimat – Railway stations in Canada are recognizable landmarks that mean different things to different people. They are iconic structures that represent the links between people, communities, and opportunities. They are also tangible reminders of colonial expansion and the …

Reducing plastic pollution in Canada

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Ottawa – Everyone plays a role in reducing the plastic waste that chokes our landfills and the plastic pollution that litters our streets, shorelines, waterways, and even our food supply. Improving how plastics are made, used, and managed can help protect biodiversity, the environment and our health, strengthen sustainable economies, create jobs, and fight climate change. As Canada welcomes the …