COP27

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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Protecting species at risk, their habitat in BC

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Delta – Canada’s wildlife and its habitat are in crisis. The future of all living things depends on action 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.  Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf …

Substance use

Consultations to modernize Canada’s New Substances Notification Regulations 

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Gatineau – The health of Canadians and the environment are important to the Government of Canada. That is why it is taking the necessary steps to modernize the New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms) to make sure new living organisms created through, or used in, biotechnology are properly assessed before they can be introduced into the Canadian marketplace. Minister of Environment and …

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 …

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve

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Ndahecho Gondié Gháádé (Following the Words of Our Elders) Agreement includes a new model for the Nahanni National Park Reserve cooperative management body, and additional provisions for economic benefits and employment and training opportunities Nahanni Butte – Protected areas play a vital role in conserving natural and cultural heritage, fighting climate change and biodiversity loss, and providing Canadians with opportunities …

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Minister Guilbeault talks on climate change, biodiversity loss, at Climate Week in New York

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New York City – A world rich in biodiversity and free of plastic waste will provide the kind of environment that best supports the health and economic security of Canadians. Both these goals help in the fight against climate change at home and globally to build a sustainable future and to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity for communities …

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Investing over $3.9m to support Great Lakes

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Hamilton – Protecting fresh water is critically important to Canada’s environmental, social, and economic well-being. One of the largest surface freshwater systems in the world, the Great Lakes help drive the local economy and provide drinking water for millions of Canadians. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced an investment of more than $3.9 million over …

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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. …

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Making home heating more affordable for Atlantic Canada, other regions

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Gatineau – Every Canadian deserves to be able to heat their home with affordable, reliable, and clean power. Today, the Government of Canada is following through on its commitment to deliver practical solutions to home heating affordability, especially for Atlantic Canadians, while continuing to fight climate change. Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault; along with Members of Parliament …

Net Zero RCMP Building in North Cowichan

Net-Zero RCMP Building in North Cowichan

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North Cowichan – Across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change. By investing in initiatives that lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, increase energy efficiency and support green infrastructure, we can accelerate our progress toward net zero by 2050 and help build strong, resilient and sustainable communities in every region of the country. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister …