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Supporting barren-ground caribou conservation 

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Gatineau – Caribou is an iconic species for Canadians and plays an important role in the culture and history of Indigenous peoples. The Government of Canada is determined to halt and reverse Canada’s biodiversity loss, and the decline of this species, by working in collaboration with the provincial and territorial governments, Indigenous peoples, and other stakeholders. Steven Guilbeault, Minister of …

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$2m fund for conservation programs announced

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Gatineau – Migratory birds are an important part of Canadian biodiversity. Despite their great adaptability, science shows that migratory bird populations are declining, and this has negative impacts on ecosystem health. The Government of Canada is committed to halting this loss of biodiversity by strengthening protective measures for migratory birds and supporting work with many partners, including other governments, Indigenous …

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Biodiversity conservation in Meewasin Valley

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Gatineau – Conserving and restoring nature is vital to protecting biodiversity and species at risk. Nature protection is also vital to address climate change and to maintain a strong, sustainable economy. Canadians, including Indigenous peoples, depend on nature for food, clean water, breathable air, and a livable climate. As such, Canada is committed to working with provincial, territorial, Indigenous, and …

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Canada funds 67 new projects to protect species at risk 

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Charlottetown – Canada’s wildlife and its habitat are in crisis. The future of all living things depends on actions taken now. Efforts to protect biodiversity and habitat for species at risk are vital to the health of the planet, and are a priority for the Government of Canada. Heath MacDonald, MP for Malpeque, on behalf of Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment …

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$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 …

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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 …

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Call for proposals to conserve heritage places

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A total of up to $2 million will be available under Parks Canada’s National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places in 2023-24 Gatineau – The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving heritage places in Canada. These irreplaceable sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our …

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$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 …

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Investing in Climate Risk, Early Warning Systems initiative

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Ottawa – Climate change is the biggest threat of our generation and is affecting the frequency, duration and intensity of severe weather events worldwide. Developing countries are especially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and increasingly severe weather events. People need information early, so they can take steps to prepare. Early warning systems have proven to save lives and …

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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 …