Canadian Council of Ministers
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de l'environnement

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Draft Scientific Criteria Document for Public Review: Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health – Zinc

A draft scientific criteria document for Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health– Zinc is available for public review and comment until January 16, 2017.

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Employment Opportunity - Assistant to the Executive Director - CLOSED FOR COMPETITION

CCME’s Secretariat is seeking a full-time bilingual Assistant to the Executive Director. 

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Employment Opportunity - Coordinator, Programs - CLOSED FOR COMPETITION

CCME’s Secretariat is seeking to fill a full-time permanent Coordinator position. 

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Contract Opportunity: Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Nickel using the Biotic Ligand Model and Other Approaches

Project 597-2017 – Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Nickel using the Biotic Ligand Model and Other Approaches

Project Description:  The Contractor will assist the Project Team in developing a long-term freshwater Canadian Water Quality Guideline (CWQG) for bioavailable Ni in accordance with the Protocol for the Derivation of Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life (CCME, 2007) that accounts for toxicity modifying factors using both traditional approaches (i.e., simple linear regression, multiple linear regression) and with an acceptable chronic biotic ligand model (BLM) as well as a simplified BLM-based model.

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Canada-wide Standards for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Power Generation Plants: 2013/14 Progress Report

CCME has posted Canada-wide Standards for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Power Generation Plants: 2013/14 Progress Report.

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Vehicle and Engine Tampering: Description and Examples of Acceptable Practices

CCME has posted Vehicle and Engine Tampering: Description and Examples of Acceptable Practices.

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Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards for Sulphur Dioxide

Environment Ministers have announced new Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) for sulphur dioxide (SO2).

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Environment Ministers Discuss Climate Change and Clean Air

Montréal, QC – October 3, 2016 – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers met today in Montréal to advance the development of a pan Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

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