Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Tag: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Husky Oil fined for environmental offence in North Saskatchewan

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Husky Oil Operations Limited was recently fined $600,000 in the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan for contravening subsection 36(3) of the Fisheries Act. The company...

Celebrating Black environmental leadership and breaking down systemic barriers

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Every February, people across Canada and the United States participate in Black History Month events, festivities and tributes that honour the legacy of Black...

Massive flooding prompts B.C. to impose state of emergency

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More warm weather and more frequent extreme weather events are among the predicted outcomes of climate change due to human-generated fossil fuel emissions. In...

Climate solutions presented at the World Circular Economy Forum

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Yesterday the fifth World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) opened in Toronto, Ontario, following the release of the ominous new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

First Independent Review on Carbon Pricing in Canada

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The first independent expert review of carbon pricing across Canada indicates jurisdictions are making progress, but changes will be necessary to ensure federal, provincial,...

Climate Action and Awareness Fund Launches RFP

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Environment and Climate Change Canada recently launched a request for proposals (RFP) under the Climate Action and Awareness Fund. Under that RFP, up to...

Federal Review of Fuel Efficiency Standards Confirms Environmental Benefits

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The federal government is taking action to cut pollution from the transportation sector, which accounts for one-quarter of Canada's overall emissions. By requiring light-duty...

Canada Plastics Pact Launched to Tackle Plastics Pollution

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The Canada Plastics Pact has been launched to help end plastic waste and pollution. The Pact brings together key government representatives and stakeholders to...

Quebec Cargo Handling Company Fined for Environmental Violation

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The Compagnie d’Arrimage de Québec Ltée recently pleaded guilty in the Court of Quebec in the District of Québec to one count of contravening...

Top 10 Climate Change Weather Stories of 2020

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Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Senior Climatologist, David Phillips, and Physical Science Specialist, Chantal McCartin, have released the 25th annual edition of Canada’s Top...
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