Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

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Jun 23, 2019, 10:55 ET Canada and Kawartha Land Trust expand the Cation Wildlife Preserve

KAWARTHA LAKES, ON, June 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love and depend on nature. Nature is the source of the air we breathe, the food we eat and the...


Jun 21, 2019, 18:00 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to announce how a portion of the proceeds from carbon-pollution pricing will be allocated

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will make an...


Jun 21, 2019, 12:16 ET Government of Canada Announces Request for Project Proposals for the Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians' quality of life — and our future economic growth — are deeply tied to the environment. The Governmen of...


Jun 20, 2019, 10:11 ET The Government of Canada invests $89.7 million to transform water monitoring across the country

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The science is clear: Canada is warming twice as fast as the global average. A warmer climate means more weather...


Jun 20, 2019, 09:30 ET EDC provides loan to help Canadian cleantech company Ecolomondo Corporation reduce hydrocarbon waste in landfills

$32.1 million loan will help Ecolomondo build its first commercial plant in Hawkesbury, Ontario OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:07 ET New urban beehives buzzing at Ottawa's former Union Station

Government of Canada helps bring back bees while greening Senate of Canada Building OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Carla...


Jun 19, 2019, 13:58 ET Prime Minister to attend G20 Leaders' Summit in Japan

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Osaka, Japan, to attend the G20 Leaders'...


Jun 19, 2019, 08:00 ET CAJ responds to climate crisis action plan

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists recognizes that the urgency of climate change, and the public's right to know...


Jun 17, 2019, 11:19 ET "Everyone at the Table!" Government of Canada announces the first-ever Food Policy for Canada

MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian foods are recognized worldwide for the highest standards of quality and food safety. Responsible for one in...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:33 ET Canada and Japan Announce Clean Energy Cooperation at G20

KARUIZAWA, Japan, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - International clean energy collaboration and innovation through the G20 will provide the world with clean,...


Jun 14, 2019, 16:43 ET Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance charts a path to a resilient and low-carbon economy

OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more ...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:16 ET Expert panel makes valuable recommendations to advance sustainable finance: CPA Canada

TORONTO, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) welcomes the final report of the Expert Panel on Sustainable ...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:15 ET PwC Canada unveils results from the 3rd edition of its Quebec Economic Health Index

The environment: a growth catalyst for the Quebec economy For the first time this year, in addition toadding environmental variables to the analysis, ...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:57 ET National single-use plastics ban needs to include study on economic impacts

TORONTO, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The federal government must conduct a thorough economic impact assessment before taking steps to implement a national...


Jun 10, 2019, 09:59 ET UPDATE - Media advisory - Minister McKenna to make an announcement on the federal government's plan to beat plastic pollution

Please note the time and the location of the event have been updated OTTAWA, June 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister ...


Jun 08, 2019, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on World Oceans Day

OTTAWA, June 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: "From the air we breathe...


Jun 06, 2019, 14:15 ET Government of Canada supports climate education and awareness by National Farmers Union - Ontario

GUELPH, ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness and...


Jun 06, 2019, 14:15 ET Endangered species to make way for sprawl development

"More Homes, More Choice Act" guts protections for Ontario's most vulnerable plants and animals TORONTO, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today the Government of ...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:30 ET Highlights of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough council meeting held Monday, June 3, 2019

MONTREAL, June 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Healthy snacks all year round! Access to healthy, fresh food is a challenge for some borough residents,...


Jun 06, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - ENvironnement JEUnesse to present class action climate lawsuit against the Canadian Government/

MONTREAL, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - ENvironnement JEUnesse, represented pro bono by the firm Trudel Johnston & Lespérance, will present to the...


Jun 05, 2019, 18:09 ET Énergir, SoCalGas, GRDF and GRTgaz Present on Global Solutions to Climate Change at Movin'On Summit

MONTREAL, June 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Énergir (Canada), SoCalGas (US), and French utilities GRDF and GRTgaz today shared a global discussion and...


Jun 05, 2019, 10:00 ET Corporate Knights once again recognizes the Royal Canadian Mint as one of Canada's top 50 Corporate Citizens

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, Corporate Knights has named the Royal Canadian Mint one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens...


Jun 05, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment in clean technology at Invest Canada conference/

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be announcing an investment in ...


Jun 05, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on World Environment Day

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Environment Day: "Today, on World...


Jun 04, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment in clean technology at Invest Canada conference

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be announcing an investment in ...