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May 22, 2020, 11:00 ET International Day for Biological Diversity 2020: statement from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - "Today, the world marks International Day for Biological Diversity, and this year's theme is 'Our Solutions ...


May 22, 2020, 10:19 ET Canadian Hurricane Centre ready for 2020 hurricane season with forecast of above-average activity levels

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians value accurate and timely information when hurricanes threaten our lands and waters. Environment and...


May 22, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Under the theme of biodiversity: Montréal was designated North American host city of the World Environment Day 2020/

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Mayor Valérie Plante is happy to announce that the metropolis of Québec has been designated North American host ...


May 21, 2020, 19:21 ET Under the theme of biodiversity: Montréal was designated North American host city of the World Environment Day 2020

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Mayor Valérie Plante is happy to announce that the metropolis of Québec has been designated North American host ...


May 21, 2020, 16:00 ET Espace pour la vie and the Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity are organizing a virtual event to reflect and prompt action on the issues of preservation and biodiversity

MONTRÉAL, May 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, for which Montreal is the North American host city, Espace pour la vie...


May 20, 2020, 12:18 ET Government of Canada announces funding to support organizations accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Canada

GATINEAU, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - As all Canadians are facing the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of...


May 19, 2020, 13:00 ET Robert Hornung to lead the Canadian Renewable Energy Association

A new national voice for the wind, solar and energy storage industries OTTAWA, May 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Wind Energy Association...


May 15, 2020, 14:50 ET Public Comments Invited - Draft Terms of Reference for the Integrated Review Panel and the Canada-Quebec Cooperation Agreement on the Coordination of Environmental Assessment and Impact Assessment Procedures for the Gazoduq Project

OTTAWA, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting an Impact Assessment for the proposed Gazoduq Project, ...


May 14, 2020, 14:33 ET YTV marks the United Nations' World Environment Day with inspiring new Corus Kids Original, CitizenKid: Earth Comes First

Climate Change Documentary Inspired by the CitizenKid Book Collection from Kids Can Press Join the Virtual Movement! Canadians Can Show Their...


May 14, 2020, 10:19 ET The Fertilizer Industry Continues to Implement Practices to Improve Water Quality Across Canada

OTTAWA, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians understand the importance of sustainable environmental solutions and as summer quickly approaches, the...


May 14, 2020, 08:05 ET Court Denies Minister's Ability to Protect Ontario Environment

TORONTO, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Ontario's Divisional Court has ruled the Minister of the Environment has no ability to raise further issues when...


May 12, 2020, 14:09 ET iA Financial Group Releases its Sustainability Report

Highlights: Commitment to becoming a carbon-neutral company as of this year Incorporation of ESG factors in our investment processes Increased...


May 12, 2020, 00:03 ET Canadian Seahorse Expert Earns World's Leading Award for Animal Conservation

Today officials from the Indianapolis Prize announced Amanda Vincent, Ph.D., as the 2020 Winner of the world's leading award for animal conservation. ...


May 08, 2020, 11:25 ET Call for Proposals for Short-Term Ocean Projects to Continue to Build Resilience in our Ocean Economy

Canada's Ocean Supercluster to Invest up to $35M in New Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program ST. JOHN'S, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Today Canada's Ocean...


May 08, 2020, 07:00 ET Pan American Silver Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) ("Pan American") is pleased to release its 2019 Sustainability...


May 07, 2020, 08:37 ET Excellon announces update on Kilgore plan of operations ­­­­­­­­­­

TORONTO, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN, EXN.WT, OTC:EXLLF and FRA:E4X1) ("Excellon" or the "Company") reports that the United...


May 07, 2020, 08:05 ET B.C.'s parks critical for recovery, desperate for resources

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, the B.C. government announced that they will begin to reopen BC Parks on May 14th as part of a...


May 06, 2020, 08:45 ET Greenbelt Foundation Announces Landmark Natural Asset Management Plan

Grindstone Creek Project Will Save Tax Dollars While Providing Critical Flood Mitigation HALTON, ON, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian municipalities are...


May 06, 2020, 08:42 ET WSSCC Approved to Become the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund

The Steering Committee of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) took a landmark decision on Monday by approving WSSCC's new...


May 04, 2020, 11:33 ET /R E P E A T -- Webinar - Update on Restricted Materials/

Excerpts from Claigan's Quarterly Updates Service OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - On 6 May 2020, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will...


May 01, 2020, 20:00 ET Serge Chapleau and Stephanie Nolen win their eighth lifetime National Newspaper Awards; Randy Richmond named Journalist of the Year

TORONTO, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Serge Chapleau of La Presse and Stephanie Nolen of the Globe and Mail tied the record for lifetime wins when the 2019...


Apr 30, 2020, 15:18 ET Flood Risk in Quebec - IBC Informs Policyholders

MONTREAL, April 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Spring brings with it the risk of flooding. In the context of the pandemic, Insurance Bureau of Canada is...


Apr 30, 2020, 14:38 ET Environment and Climate Change Canada named most secretive federal government department

TORONTO, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Environment and Climate Change Canada is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement...


Apr 29, 2020, 10:03 ET Webinar - Update on Restricted Materials

Excerpts from Claigan's Quarterly Updates Service OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - On 6 May 2020, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will...


Apr 28, 2020, 09:41 ET Sid Lee dreams up one of Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas

Global creative powerhouse named a finalist for the 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards for the Fact Avalanche project with Protect Our Winters Canada...