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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Feb 15, 2019, 12:59 ET Government of Canada supports climate action to help Ottawa youth become environment leaders

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness, and...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:00 ET The Government of Canada supports a Gaspé organization that plans to develop the clean tech industry sector

The Pôle des Technologies propres de la Gaspésie receives $135,000 in funding CHANDLER, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development...


Feb 14, 2019, 21:00 ET Statement - Government of Canada responds to Saskatchewan Court Hearing on Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

REGINA, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on the conclusion of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal's hearing on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse...


Feb 14, 2019, 13:13 ET Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project and Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project - Public Comments Invited

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting federal environmental assessments for the...


Feb 13, 2019, 16:40 ET Investing in infrastructure that will better protect Manitoba communities from flooding and ensure their access to clean drinking water

SELKIRK, MB, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Modern reliable water and wastewater systems are crucial to protecting the health of Canadians, keeping Manitoba's ...


Feb 13, 2019, 15:00 ET Canada Launches Off-Diesel Initiative for Remote Indigenous Communities

WHITEHORSE, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is home to hundreds of rural and remote Indigenous communities. As we build a cleaner energy future, we are...


Feb 12, 2019, 15:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Sohi to Announce a New Initiative to Generate New Opportunities for Remote Indigenous Communities

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will attend the Arctic Indigenous Investment...


Feb 12, 2019, 14:25 ET Government of Canada supports climate action by City of Regina

REGINA, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Saskatchewan is experiencing first-hand the consequences of climate change, with the increasing frequency and severity...


Feb 12, 2019, 12:45 ET Government of Canada invests in clean technology across the oil and gas value chain

Calgary innovations will reduce greenhouse gas emissions while improving worker and food safety CALGARY, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Across Canada and...


Feb 12, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Goodale to announce support for climate action by the City of Regina/

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, on...


Feb 11, 2019, 17:36 ET Media advisory - Minister Goodale to announce support for climate action by the City of Regina

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, on...


Feb 11, 2019, 16:39 ET CANCELLED - Media advisory - Minister McKenna to announce support for climate action in British Columbia: Itinerary for February 12, 2019

Please note that the following event has been cancelled OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of...


Feb 11, 2019, 13:52 ET Cascade Power Plant Project -- Public Comments Invited

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is...


Feb 11, 2019, 13:33 ET Cycle Capital announces first close for new $109M Fund

The Fund will focus on growth stage innovative cleantech companies MONTREAL and TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Cycle Capital, Canada's largest clean...


Feb 08, 2019, 15:00 ET Canada Invests in Vancouver's Electric Vehicle Network

VANCOUVER, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in Canada's low-carbon future. As Canadians continue to make...


Feb 01, 2019, 14:05 ET Government of Canada invests in technology for cleaner air

Innovative solution from Imtex Membranes will deliver energy and emissions reductions MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian companies in all ...


Jan 31, 2019, 15:15 ET BC Works smelter certified for responsible production by Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Rio Tinto's BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in British Columbia, Canada, have been certified by...


Jan 30, 2019, 14:00 ET Federal carbon tax to drive air travel costs up

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The cost of air travel in Canada will soar if the federal government imposes a backstop carbon tax on air travel in...


Jan 29, 2019, 16:15 ET Government of Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - A changing climate is among the great global challenges of our time. The Government of Canada recognizes the...


Jan 29, 2019, 09:00 ET Canada Green Building Council issues action plan to close zero carbon skills gap in Ontario's construction industry

Addressing skills gap is critical to meeting Canada's climate change goals and represents $24.3 billion in lost GDP OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - A...


Jan 28, 2019, 14:39 ET Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project - Participant Funding Available

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding...


Jan 24, 2019, 17:14 ET Magino Gold Project --Environmental Assessment Decision

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the environment and our natural heritage while growing our economy. ...


Jan 23, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada to reallocate funds identified for Icefields Trail project in Jasper National Park

CALGARY, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and restoring our national parks. Canada's national parks play a...


Jan 23, 2019, 11:45 ET Canada Invests in the Country's Largest Public Electric Vehicle Network in Quebec

MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in reducing pollution. As Canadians continue to make greener...


Jan 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna will travel to Montréal to highlight climate action in Québec/

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel ...