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Jun 25, 2020, 15:41 ET Finland, Canada, and the Netherlands join forces to advance the circular economy as key to a sustainable recovery

GATINEAU, QC, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The world needs a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Finland has joined forces with Canada and the...


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. Environment and Climate Change Canada enforces laws that...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make an announcement on the Government of Canada's response to the pandemic/

VANCOUVER, BC, June 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson will make an announcement on the Government of Canada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic....


Jun 14, 2020, 13:00 ET Media advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make an announcement on the Government of Canada's response to the pandemic

VANCOUVER, BC, June 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson will make an announcement on the Government of Canada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic....


Jun 11, 2020, 11:00 ET British Columbia fuel-supply company fined $200,000 for offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

ABBOTSFORD, BC, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers enforce the laws that protect Canada's wildlife, air,...


Jun 05, 2020, 14:41 ET Canada's first-ever virtual Environment Week a success

GATINEAU, QC, June 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Every year, the Government of Canada celebrates Canadian Environment Week, an important milestone to raise awareness and protect the environment. This year,...


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 protecting the environment. This year's theme is...


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 fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is the Government of...


May 22, 2020, 11:00 ET International Day for Biological Diversity 2020: statement from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - "Today, the world marks International Day for Biological Diversity, and this year's theme is 'Our Solutions Are in Nature.' "First and foremost, the health,...


May 22, 2020, 10:19 ET Canadian Hurricane Centre ready for 2020 hurricane season with forecast of above-average activity levels

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians value accurate and timely information when hurricanes threaten our lands and waters. Environment and Climate Change Canada's meteorologists and...


May 22, 2020, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Canadian Hurricane Centre's 2020 hurricane season outlook/

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Bob Robichaud, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist with the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will discuss the general outlook for...


May 21, 2020, 10:14 ET Media advisory - Canadian Hurricane Centre's 2020 hurricane season outlook

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Bob Robichaud, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist with the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will discuss the general outlook for...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:21 ET Earth Day 2020: Statement from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - "Today, families across Canada mark Earth Day. Normally, this is a day spent with community members doing such things as participating in park clean-ups,...


Mar 06, 2020, 15:04 ET Canada and Manitoba launch application process for the Efficient Trucking Program

WINNIPEG, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - A growing number of Canadians are choosing clean transportation. This choice saves energy and money while protecting the environment. And building clean transportation ...


Mar 06, 2020, 10:23 ET Government of Canada partners with Tłı̨chǫ First Nation to protect culturally important land in the Northwest Territories

OTTAWA, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Conserving Canada's natural heritage connects us all—and this is especially true for Indigenous communities in the North. For millennia, First Nations communities have...


Mar 04, 2020, 12:49 ET Government of Canada supports climate action by the Government of Yukon

WHITEHORSE, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - A report from leading Canadian scientists shows that Canada's North is warming three times as fast as the global average. That's why the Government of Canada is...


Mar 04, 2020, 11:02 ET New climate action funding announced for Windsor law students

WINDSOR, ON, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Climate change is the defining issue of our time, and cities and towns play an essential role in reducing Canada's carbon pollution. Canada is taking real,...


Mar 04, 2020, 10:20 ET Government of Canada announces support for the City of Saint John and Saint John Energy's Climate Change Initiatives

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians are feeling first-hand the impacts and costs of climate change. By working together, we can take action on climate change in a way that benefits all...


Mar 04, 2020, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Itinerary for the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, for Wednesday, March 4, 2020/

WHITEHORSE, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for...


Mar 03, 2020, 12:00 ET Media advisory - Itinerary for the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, for Wednesday, March 4, 2020

WHITEHORSE, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for...


Mar 02, 2020, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to address the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and participate in a panel discussion on climate action/

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will deliver opening remarks at an event hosted ...


Feb 28, 2020, 16:05 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to address the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and participate in a panel discussion on climate action

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will deliver opening remarks at an event hosted ...


Feb 24, 2020, 19:03 ET Statement - Government of Canada will defend federal climate action in the Supreme Court

EDMONTON, Feb. 24, 2020 Today, on the day the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Minister of Environment and Climate...


Feb 23, 2020, 23:13 ET Joint Statement by Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Minister Seamus O'Regan on the Decision by Teck Resources Limited to Cancel the Frontier Oil Sands Project

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - "We have been informed by Teck Resources Limited that they have withdrawn their regulatory application for the proposed Frontier oil sands project in northern Alberta....


Feb 21, 2020, 14:27 ET New conservation agreements signed to protect Southern Mountain Caribou in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and wildlife. They are an important legacy for our kids and grandkids. Canada's Southern...