Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Jonathan Wilkinson

Carbon Offset System to Support Clean Growth in Canada

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New draft regulations have been released to establish a new national greenhouse gas offset system to reduce carbon emissions and create jobs. The Federal Greenhouse...

Made-in-Canada Solutions to Plastics Waste Receive Support

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, recently announced the four winners of the latest Canadian Plastics Innovation Challenges. These small and medium-sized...

Taking Action to Phase Out Coal-Fired Power in Canada

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By following the United Nations’ call to curtail coal-fired electricity, Canada and the United Kingdom cofounded the Powering Past Coal Alliance to bring together...

Town of Banff to Convert Wood Waste to Energy

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The Government of Canada is providing an investment of approximately $530,000 from the Low Carbon Economy Fund to support a project that converts municipal waste into...

Environmental Assessment Complete for Contrecoeur Port Terminal Project

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The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, has confirmed that the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project in Montreal, Quebec can proceed. "The...

New National Net-Zero Advisory Body Appointed

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The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, has launched the Net-Zero Advisory Body, an independent group of 14 experts from across the...

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...

Funds for Residual Materials Recovery in La Rivière-du-Nord

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The Regional Municipal County (RMC) of La Rivière-du-Nord will receive more than $9.1 million in Green Municipal Fund (GMF) support for a new project...

FCM Launches Brownfields Roadmaps Tool

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has launched the 2021 Brownfield Roadmaps to provide an overview of the processes, regulations, and funding for brownfield...

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...
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