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Sep 19, 2017, 06:59 ET BestLifeRewarded Innovations Inc. Announces A Major Research Initiative with Federal Government Employees

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - BestLifeRewarded Innovations is pleased to announce the launch of another ground-breaking employee health behaviour change research project with several federal...


Nov 10, 2015, 12:47 ET Minister McKenna concludes her first international meeting at Pre-COP in Paris

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, returned to Ottawa following her participation at the Pre-COP ministerial meeting in...


Nov 09, 2015, 18:06 ET Government of Canada requires changes to the City of Montreal's proposed discharge of untreated wastewater

OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, issued a final Order requiring the City of Montreal to modify its plans to...


Nov 09, 2015, 16:46 ET Media Advisory - Media availability via teleconference with the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will deliver a statement regarding the City of...


Nov 07, 2015, 15:41 ET Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister to take part in key meeting before Paris climate conference

Canada's participation in the Pre-COP ministerial meeting underscores the importance of international collaboration in achieving climate change agreement GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 7, 2015 /CNW/ -...


Nov 06, 2015, 11:19 ET Media Advisory - Environment Canada to provide technical briefing on independent scientific report

MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that Environment Canada experts will deliver a technical briefing on the findings from the independent scientific report on the City...


Oct 18, 2015, 11:03 ET Government of Canada mandates an independent scientific panel to review City of Montreal's proposed discharge of raw sewage

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council,...


Oct 14, 2015, 15:00 ET Statement - Government of Canada announces next steps on City of Montreal's proposed discharge of raw sewage

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council,...


Oct 06, 2015, 15:35 ET Statement - Government of Canada taking action on City of Montreal's proposed discharge of raw sewage

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council,...


Sep 26, 2015, 17:33 ET Statement - Government of Canada expands its on-going collaborative work with the U.S. EPA to assess other diesel vehicles for defeat devices

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - On September 22, 2015, the Government of Canada opened an investigation into Volkswagen's alleged use of defeat devices to circumvent emissions regulations. Environment ...


Sep 22, 2015, 17:32 ET Statement - Government of Canada opens an investigation into Volkswagen's alleged use of defeat devices to circumvent emissions regulations

OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - On September 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen. The Notice alleges that...


Jul 31, 2015, 18:14 ET Harper Government invests in projects to support wetland and waterfowl conservation

OTTAWA, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, announced...


Jul 31, 2015, 13:24 ET Harper Government to ban microbeads in personal care products

TORONTO, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the...


Jul 31, 2015, 12:06 ET Harper Government supports fur industry with new investment for humane trapping

GATINEAU, QC, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council,...


Jul 30, 2015, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Harper Government to make an important announcement/

TORONTO, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Minister of the...


Jul 29, 2015, 17:36 ET Spill results in $375,000 penalty for Panther Industries (Alberta) Inc.

EDMONTON, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Panther Industries (Alberta) Inc. pleaded guilty on July 28, 2015 in Alberta Provincial Court and was ordered to pay a total of $375,000 in penalties for offences...


Jul 29, 2015, 15:43 ET Media Advisory - Harper Government to make an important announcement

TORONTO, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Minister of the...


Jul 29, 2015, 11:26 ET Harper Government introduces stringent new standards for cleaner vehicles and fuels

Canada aligns regulations with United States to cut air pollution from vehicles and gasoline OTTAWA, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced today that the Harper...


Jul 29, 2015, 09:52 ET Harper Government takes action to conserve Govenlock Community Pasture

Working with ranchers, community groups to ensure long-term conservation of community pasture SWIFT CURRENT, SK, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills —...


Jul 27, 2015, 10:00 ET Harper Government announces new EcoAction initiatives in support of National Conservation Plan

GATINEAU, QC, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council,...


Jul 24, 2015, 16:30 ET West Coast Reduction Ltd. pays $90,000 for environmental offences

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ - West Coast Reduction Ltd. was ordered to pay $90,000 on July 8, 2015, in Vancouver Provincial Court after pleading guilty to an offence under the Fisheries Act. The...


Jul 24, 2015, 10:55 ET Harper Government to provide funds to improve wildlife habitat in Cayuga, Ontario

CAYUGA, ON, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment,...


Jul 24, 2015, 10:00 ET Harper Government announces support for Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay

OTTAWA, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today...


Jul 24, 2015, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Harper Government to make an announcement in Cayuga, Ontario/

CAYUGA, ON, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, will make an announcement related to wildlife...


Jul 23, 2015, 10:14 ET Harper Government announces investments related to the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area

SAINT-JOACHIM, QC, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière — Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment,...