Canadian Council of Ministers
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de l'environnement

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Employment Opportunity - Assistant to the Executive Director

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

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Employment Opportunity - Coordinator, Programs

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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Contract Opportunity: Improving Integration of Groundwater into Science and Water Management

Project 590-2017 – Improving Integration of Groundwater into Science and Water Management

Project Description:  The Contractor will prepare a report that compiles approaches, tools, and education/communication materials related to integration of groundwater science and management into broader water and ecosystem science and management frameworks. The Contractor will evaluate the approaches and tools identified and develop a toolbox of best practises for the integration of groundwater science and knowledge into water and ecosystem management.

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Contract Opportunity: Flood and Drought: Climate Change Assessment and Management Initiatives

Project 588-2017 – Flood and Drought: Climate Change Assessment and Management Initiatives

Project Description: A Contractor will compile a report that provides information and evaluations to aid jurisdictional policy makers and managers at local and regional levels to better plan for and adapt to changes in frequency and/or intensity of drought and river/fluvial flood due to changes in climate. 

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Contract Opportunity: Canadian In-Use Diesel Fleet Emissions Inventory Report and Analysis Tool

Project 582-2017 – Canadian In-Use Diesel Fleet Emissions Inventory Report and Analysis Tool

Project Description:  The Contractor will prepare a comprehensive report that presents the findings of a detailed qualitative analysis of Canada-wide, provincial and territorial on-road and off-road diesel emissions data, including historical trends and future projections.

The Contractor will develop a query-able analysis tool for federal, provincial and territorial governments using an in-use diesel fleet emissions inventory dataset. 

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