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May 23, 2019, 14:12 ET The Canadian Hurricane Centre is ready for the 2019 hurricane season

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians value accurate and timely information when hurricanes threaten our lands and waters. Environment and Climate Change Canada's meteorologists and...


May 23, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Canadian Hurricane Centre - Ready for the 2019 hurricane season/

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that meteorologists from the Canadian Hurricane Centre will discuss the general outlook for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season...


May 23, 2019, 05:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna to discuss climate change in Newfoundland with St. John's Mayor Breen/

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in a round table discussion with the Mayor of...


May 22, 2019, 16:25 ET Media advisory - Canadian Hurricane Centre - Ready for the 2019 hurricane season

Dartmouth, NS, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that meteorologists from the Canadian Hurricane Centre will discuss the general outlook for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season...


May 22, 2019, 16:06 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to discuss climate change in Newfoundland with St. John's Mayor Breen

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in a round table discussion with the Mayor of...


May 22, 2019, 15:35 ET Government of Canada supports climate action by Smart Prosperity Institute and the Institute of the Environment at the University of Ottawa

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing climate education, awareness, and action by Canadians across the country will...


May 22, 2019, 11:26 ET Canada takes next step to bring abandoned waste back from the Philippines

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada values its deep and longstanding relationship with the Philippines and continues to work with that country to ensure a swift resolution to this important issue of...


May 21, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media availability in Toronto/

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to Toronto to attend the Collision Conference and...


May 17, 2019, 13:30 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media availability in Toronto

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to Toronto to attend the Collision Conference and...


May 17, 2019, 11:34 ET Canada unveils support for Canadian innovation by small businesses to reduce plastic waste and beat plastic pollution

SYDNEY, NS, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is working with Canadians across the country to protect its land and water from plastic waste. Not only is plastic pollution harmful to the environment, but...


May 15, 2019, 10:00 ET The Government of Canada facilitates access to nature in the Greater Quebec City area

SAINT-JOACHIM, QC, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada has an exceptional natural heritage. Nature is at the heart of Canadian identity and it is important for Canadians to discover and protect it. Today,...


May 10, 2019, 16:37 ET Canada and Northwest Territories announce climate action to reduce industrial and commercial pollution

YELLOWKNIFE, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Last month, a report from expert Canadian scientists showed that Canada is warming at twice the global rate and that the North is warming at three times the global...


May 10, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Canada to announce support for climate action in Northwest Territories/

YELLOWKNIFE, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate...


May 09, 2019, 16:25 ET Media advisory - Canada to announce support for climate action in Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate...


May 08, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Presentation: Understanding Canada's Changing Climate/

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada research scientist Dr. Chris Derksen will present highlights from the recently released...


May 06, 2019, 15:22 ET Media advisory - Presentation: Understanding Canada's Changing Climate

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada research scientist Dr. Chris Derksen will present highlights from the recently released...


May 06, 2019, 13:00 ET Minister McKenna promotes ambitious action to fight climate change, protect nature, and address plastic pollution, and trade between Canada and

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - At the G7 environment ministers meeting in Metz, France, ministers agreed that protecting nature, addressing plastic pollution, and tackling climate change are critical to ...


May 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Open house: A behind-the-scenes journey through science at Environment and Climate Change Canada

GATINEAU, QC, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Science is the foundation of Environment and Climate Change Canada's work. Science supports our regulatory development, environmental enforcement, our weather and...


May 06, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media availability by teleconference following a meeting with G7 environment ministers/

OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will address the media live from Metz, France, following a...


May 03, 2019, 16:48 ET Statement - Saskatchewan Court of Appeal affirms Parliament's authority to put a price on carbon pollution

REGINA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on the day the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Minister of Environment and Climate ...


May 03, 2019, 15:05 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to hold a media availability by teleconference following a meeting with G7 environment ministers

OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will address the media live from Metz, France, following a...


May 03, 2019, 14:27 ET The Government of Canada invests in local conservation projects in the Eastern Townships

SHERBROOKE, QC, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love nature. That is why the Government of Canada has committed to doubling the amount of nature protected in Canada's lands and oceans. By investing in...


May 03, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Canada to announce conservation projects in Quebec/

SHERBROOKE, QC, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Marie‑Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Compton–Stanstead, will make an...


May 02, 2019, 18:30 ET Media advisory - Canada to announce conservation projects in Quebec

SHERBROOKE, QC, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Marie‑Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Compton–Stanstead, will make an...


Apr 29, 2019, 17:39 ET Climate Action Fund launches new call for applications for 2019-2020

OTTAWA, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time. Increasing education and action on climate change by working with Canadian innovators will not only help...