Tag: Ontario government

Ontario proposes to enhance Greenbelt protections

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On October 16, 2023, the Ontario government introduced legislation that, if passed, would restore all properties that were redesignated or removed from the Greenbelt...

New environment minister announced for Ontario: Andrea Khanjin

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On September 22, Ontario Premier Doug Ford shuffled his cabinet, announcing a new environment minister for the province. David Piccini, the former Minister of the...

Oneida, Canada’s largest energy storage project, receives additional support and finalizes...

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The governments of Canada and Ontario are working together to build the largest battery storage project in in the country. The 250-megawatt (MW) Oneida...

New environmental regulations and statutes in force for 2023

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The start of the new year is a good time to update yourself on new standards and rules impacting the industry. According to Ontario's...

Ontario government finalizes electrification and energy transition panel

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The Ontario government is planning for the long-term reliability and affordability of the province’s clean energy supply by appointing the remaining members of the...

Ontario launches consultation on proposed changes to the Greenbelt

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Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has launched a 30-day consultation on a proposal to expand the Greenbelt by approximately 2,000 acres and...

Ontario amends assessment process for clean energy projects

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As part of ongoing efforts to modernize the province of Ontario's 50-year-old environmental assessment program, the Ontario government announced changes to build low-risk waterpower...

Bruce Power announces $500 million issuance of first green bond

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Bruce Power, which runs Ontario’s biggest power plant, announced the issuance of $500 million in green bonds, which is a global first for nuclear...

Leveraging OPG’s clean electricity to power new vessels

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is helping lead the transition to transportation electrification — including two new electric ferries that recently arrived in Quebec City...

Ontario proposes to extend greenbelt, protect more wetlands

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The Ontario government is announcing its intention to add to the Greenbelt wetlands connected to the Bowmanville Creek, Soper Creek, and Wilmot Creek. Following public...