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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Jul 08, 2020, 12:42 ET Fisheries and Oceans Canada announces 26 recipients of $8.3 million fund to clean up oceans of "ghost" fishing gear

OTTAWA, ON, July 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working hard to protect our oceans and the marine life they sustain. We have been clear...


Jun 29, 2020, 11:30 ET Financeit announces CleanBC zero-interest financing program

VANCOUVER, BC, June 29 2020 /CNW/ - Financeit and the Government of British Columbia have launched the CleanBC Better Homes low-interest financing...


Jun 25, 2020, 09:00 ET Department of National Defence fined $175,000 under Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

COLD LAKE, AB, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health, safety, and environment of Canadians....


Jun 25, 2020, 07:00 ET BMO Financial Group Named to Top Ten of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights

BMO ranked top major bank in Canada Reflects commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial...


Jun 24, 2020, 09:00 ET Investing in Net-Zero Energy Residential Buildings Across Canada

OTTAWA, ON, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is building a clean energy future that will strengthen the economy, create good jobs and...


Jun 23, 2020, 11:24 ET Government of Canada supports Indigenous led conservation efforts

OTTAWA, ON, June 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Collaboration with Indigenous communities from coast to coast to coast is key to understanding, learning and...


Jun 19, 2020, 15:00 ET Québec and California will hold a joint cap-and-trade emissions units auction on August 18, 2020

QUÉBEC, June 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California...


Jun 16, 2020, 13:14 ET Michel Coal Project - Participant Funding Available

OTTAWA, ON, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding...


Jun 11, 2020, 11:42 ET Dr. Courtney Howard, Yellowknife Emergency Physician and Climate and Health Expert, Announces Bid for the Leadership of the Green Party of Canada

CHIEF DRYGEESE TERRITORY, TRADITIONAL HOME OF THE YELLOWKNIVES DENE AND TRADITIONAL LANDS OF THE NORTH SLAVE MÉTIS, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Dr...


Jun 10, 2020, 10:00 ET National Bank Releases its First Report on Environmental, Social and Governance Advances

Signature of the UN Women's Empowerment Principles MONTREAL, June 10, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to present its first Report on...


Jun 09, 2020, 13:52 ET Canadian small businesses create innovative solutions to help reduce plastic pollution in our oceans

Ottawa, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada remains committed to finding innovative solutions to protect our oceans from the negative...


Jun 08, 2020, 11:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on World Oceans Day

OTTAWA, ON, June 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: "From the Atlantic to ...


Jun 05, 2020, 12:24 ET Canada marks World Environment Day by protecting nature from coast to coast to coast

OTTAWA, ON, June 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, people around the globe will honour World Environment Day—an annual event dedicated to raising awareness and...


Jun 05, 2020, 11:00 ET Montréal, First Canadian City to Join the Global Destination Sustainability Index

MONTRÉAL, June 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal – host of World Environment Day 2020 – becomes the first Canadian city to join the Global Destination...


Jun 02, 2020, 12:12 ET Canada to celebrate Clean Air Day with new members of the Powering Past Coal Alliance, including Quebec-based Desjardins Group

VANCOUVER, BC, June 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Tomorrow is Clean Air Day, an annual event dedicated to the importance of good air quality in Canada. While...


May 27, 2020, 11:00 ET Algoma Steel Welcomes Anti-Dumping Investigation against Heavy Steel Plate

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Algoma Steel Inc. (Algoma Steel) welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) decision today to...


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 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 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 01, 2020, 08:30 ET Desjardins launches a RI Developed markets ex-USA ex-Canada - Exchange Traded Fund

MONTREAL, May 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor of the Desjardins...


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 24, 2020, 13:00 ET Minister O'Regan Attends International Energy Agency's Roundtable on Economic Recovery

ST. JOHN'S, April 24, 2020 /CNW/ - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Canada and governments the world over are working to contain the...


Apr 22, 2020, 10:50 ET National Bank Partners with Équiterre and Signs an Agreement with Coop Carbone and the Nature Conservancy of Canada to Offset its GHG Emissions

MONTREAL, April 22, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark Earth Day, National Bank is pleased to announce a partnership with Équiterre, one of Quebec's top...


Apr 22, 2020, 10:01 ET Day & Ross Pilots Carbon Emission Reduction Technology

HARTLAND, NB, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Day & Ross' subsidiary Ottaway Motor Express is among the first in the transportation industry to begin a...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Earth Day

OTTAWA, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Earth Day: "Today, we join the...