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Jul 17, 2019, 17:30 ET Canada invests $6.4 million to support First Nations leadership in conservation

OTTAWA, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous Peoples have a special relationship with the environment. They have cared for the land, water, ice, plants, and animals for millennia. The federal government...


Jul 17, 2019, 16:23 ET Small-and medium-sized businesses in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan can now apply for funding for energy-saving projects

OTTAWA, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians are fighting climate change because they know a healthy environment and a strong economy go hand in hand. Climate action presents a global economic opportunity ...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:18 ET Canada opens new shorebird discovery centre in Shepody National Wildlife Area in New Brunswick

SHEPODY, NB, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love to connect with and enjoy nature. The Shepody National Wildlife Area in New Brunswick plays an important role in protecting critical wildlife and...


Jul 12, 2019, 10:48 ET Government of Canada supports climate action by the City of Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - People in Manitoba are feeling the impacts of climate change in their communities, from severe storms to droughts. A recent report from expert Canadian scientists...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for climate action by the City of Winnipeg/

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support for climate action by the City of...


Jul 11, 2019, 13:22 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for climate action by the City of Winnipeg/

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support for climate action by the City of...


Jul 11, 2019, 12:46 ET Canada is investing in important climate change research

VICTORIA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Science has shown us that climate change is real—it has shown us the impact on our health and on the stability of our climate, and science will show us the best ways...


Jul 11, 2019, 11:27 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for climate action by the City of Winnipeg

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce support for climate action by the City of...


Jul 11, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for climate change research/

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce Government of Canada support for climate change...


Jul 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Media advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for climate change research

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce Government of Canada support for climate change...


Jul 08, 2019, 15:15 ET Quebec businessman fined $77,000 after pleading guilty to four counts of violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

LAVAL, QC, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers work hard every day to make sure individuals and companies...


Jul 05, 2019, 15:32 ET Canada and Ontario Seek Public Input on Great Lakes Protections

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is addressing threats to Great Lakes water quality and ecosystem health and is working with partners and the public to protect this vital shared resource. Today,...


Jul 05, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada invests in projects to restore Lake Winnipeg Basin water quality

WINNIPEG, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is home to a fifth of the world's fresh water, and the federal government is taking action to protect this precious resource. The Lake Winnipeg Basin is an...


Jul 04, 2019, 11:30 ET Media advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid, on behalf of Minister Catherine McKenna, to make Lake Winnipeg Basin announcement

OTTAWA, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Women and Gender Equality, Terry Duguid, ...


Jul 03, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada supporting Canadian solutions to protect nature through 22 projects across the country

DARTMOUTH, NS, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Surrounded by three oceans and home to the longest coastline in the world and the vast boreal forest that act as the lungs of our planet, Canada is home to many...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:47 ET Canada supports climate education and awareness by Clean Air Partnership

TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change through independent third...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:39 ET Canada announces next steps to drive clean growth and climate action

OTTAWA, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is real and Canadians are feeling the impacts—from wildfires that choke the air with smoke, to devastating floods and deadly heatwaves. Canada is already...


Jun 28, 2019, 07:52 ET Canada announces new support for international climate action and coal phase-out

BRUSSELS, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Canadians want to do their share to reduce pollution at home and support solutions abroad. That is why the...


Jun 28, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Environment and Climate Change Canada to hold a technical briefing about the next steps to drive clean growth and climate action/

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The media are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada departmental officials will hold a media availability to talk about the next steps to drive clean growth ...


Jun 27, 2019, 17:04 ET Media advisory - Environment and Climate Change Canada to hold a technical briefing about the next steps to drive clean growth and climate action

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The media are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada departmental officials will hold a media availability to talk about the next steps to drive clean growth ...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media callback following a meeting with the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment/

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be attending the Canadian Council of Ministers of the...


Jun 26, 2019, 16:05 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media callback following a meeting with the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will be attending the Canadian Council of Ministers of the...


Jun 26, 2019, 12:36 ET Canada and California team up to tackle vehicle climate pollution

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Reducing transport pollution will help Canadians save money, clean our air, and help fight climate change. The auto sector is changing quickly, with electric and...


Jun 26, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna will hold a joint media availability with the State of California/

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will hold a joint teleconference with the Chair of the...


Jun 25, 2019, 15:42 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna will hold a joint media availability with the State of California

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will hold a joint teleconference with the Chair of the...