plastic waste

Tackling plastic packaging waste

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Markham – Plastic pollution is a growing problem globally, affecting both the economy and the environment. Canadian businesses are among the best positioned to find innovative solutions to prevent plastic waste and to advance a circular economy for plastics while considering the environmental, social, and economic impacts. This is why the Government of Canada is supporting small and medium-sized businesses …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

Increasing biodiversity in Unesco biosphere reserves

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Toronto- All Canadians depend on nature for clean water to drink and air to breathe, food to eat, and quality spaces to enjoy outdoors. The rapid decline of biodiversity undermines the foundations of the Canadian economy, food security, health, and quality of life. Stopping biodiversity loss is vital in its own right, but it is also vital to protect species …

Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage

Improving regulations to protect migratory birds 

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Gatineau- Canada hosts almost 400 species of migratory birds, and they are an important component of Canadian biodiversity. Their health reflects the health of the natural ecosystems that support us all. Birds across the country are emblematic of Canadians’ love of nature, and a vital sign of the health of the environment. They are also an important part of Indigenous …

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 …

Dominic LeBlanc

Invest over $65m to expand SEMECS biomethanization facilities 

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Varennes – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, along with Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism, and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, are pleased to announce joint funding to expand the biomethanization …

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 …

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New campground in Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Parks Canada and partners work together to honour historic connections to this special place Chéticamp – Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of these treasured places. Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, and Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to …