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Aug 22, 2017, 15:31 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the twelfth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The results of the August 15 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with California are now available. This was the twelfth joint auction to...


Jun 19, 2017, 16:16 ET Québec, Vermont and the State of New York Continue their Collaboration for the Protection of Lake Champlain

CROWN POINT, NY, June 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec, Vermont and the State of New York today announced that they will continue to work together to restore and protect the waters and natural...


May 24, 2017, 15:31 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the eleventh Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC, May 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The results of the May 16 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with California are now available. This was the eleventh joint auction to take...


Mar 01, 2017, 15:00 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the tenth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC, March 1, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The results of the February 22 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with California are now available. This was the tenth joint auction to...


Nov 25, 2016, 11:04 ET Minister Heurtel announces $5 million for recycling refrigeration appliances, says they will soon be subject to Extended Producer Responsibility

BÉCANCOUR, QC, Nov. 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The payment of $5 million in financial assistance to PureSphera, for an innovative project in refrigeration appliance recycling, was announced today by the ...


Nov 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Climate change: Québec participates in the United Nations conference in Marrakech

QUÉBEC, Nov. 12, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) is taking place in Marrakech, Morocco, from ...


Sep 22, 2016, 13:00 ET New York Climate Week: Minister Heurtel reiterates the importance of carbon markets for sparking innovation and boosting green growth

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec-California-Ontario carbon market gained attention yesterday at New York Climate Week, which runs until September 25. The Minister of Sustainable...


Sep 20, 2016, 10:23 ET Minister Heurtel to take part in the 8th Climate Week in New York

QUÉBEC, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The 8th New York Climate Week will run until September 25 and the Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change,...


Sep 02, 2016, 12:49 ET Climate Summit of the Americas - Increased cooperation among governments of the Americas in the fight against climate change

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - At the 2nd Climate Summit of the Americas at Guadalajara (State of Jalisco) Mexico, participating governments of Québec, Ontario and Mexico issued a...


Sep 01, 2016, 13:51 ET Climate Summit of the Americas - Mexico, Ontario and Québec agree to increase their cooperation in the fight against climate change

JALISCO, Mexico, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Meeting at the Climate Summit of the Americas in the State of Jalisco, Mexico, the Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:00 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the eighth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 23, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, today made public the results of the August 16,...


Aug 09, 2016, 10:30 ET 56th annual meeting of the Eastern Regional Conference - Québec captures the attention of lawmakers from the continent's northeast

QUÉBEC, Aug. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - At the invitation of the organizers of the 56th annual meeting of the Eastern Regional Conference (ERC) of the Council of State Governments, the Minister of...


May 19, 2016, 16:05 ET Ontario makes rapid strides toward implementing its cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances

QUÉBEC, May 19, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, congratulates the Government of Ontario and his...


Mar 01, 2016, 09:45 ET /C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Cabinet du ministre du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques/

In the news release, Energy East Pipeline - Motion for an injunction against TransCanada: The government takes action to ensure compliance with Québec law, issued 01-Mar-2016 by Cabinet du ministre...


Feb 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Ontario prepares to join the Carbon Market

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, offers his congratulations to the Government of...


Feb 24, 2016, 17:22 ET The carbon market: Close to 1.2 billion dollars to fight climate change in Québec

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - "The carbon market clearly positions Québec's economy for the 21st century," declared the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight...


Feb 24, 2016, 17:20 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the sixth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, today made public the results of the February 17,...


Jan 28, 2016, 17:18 ET Media Advisory - Minister David Heurtel Participates in the Canadian Environment Ministers Meeting

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, will participate in the Federal, provincial and...


Dec 02, 2015, 17:38 ET Quebec and Ontario receive the «Carbon Pricing Champion Award» for their exemplary commitment to the fight against climate change

PARIS, France, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - During an event organized by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), held on the sidelines of the Paris Climate Change Conference, the...


Nov 27, 2015, 12:07 ET Québec adopts the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, announced the government's adoption of a Québec...


Nov 24, 2015, 16:02 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the fifth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, today made public the results of the November 17,...


Sep 17, 2015, 12:39 ET The government proposes a 2030 GHG emission reduction target for Québec in the order of 37.5%

QUÉBEC, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, announces that he will soon hold a consultation on a...


Aug 25, 2015, 15:44 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the fourth Québec-California carbon market auction

QUÉBEC, Aug. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, announces the results of the August 18, 2015 auction of...


Apr 13, 2015, 12:10 ET The Fight against Climate Change: Ontario chooses the Carbon Market

QUÉBEC, April 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change David Heurtel enthusiastically welcomes the decision by the Government...


Feb 25, 2015, 15:00 ET Minister Heurtel announces the results of the second Québec-California Carbon Market Auction

QUÉBEC, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, Mr. David Heurtel, announced today the results of the February 18...