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Environment ministers discuss priorities for climate change adaptation and resilience and explore carbon management

July 10, 2024 in News

  St. John's, NL – July 10, 2024 – Federal, provincial, and territorial environment ministers discussed climate change adaptation and resilience, and carbon manag...

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Project 683-2025 – Development of a Scientific Criteria Document for Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

July 8, 2024 in RFPs

Contract Opportunity Project Description: The Contractor will build on previous work to draft a Scientific Criteria Document that explains how the short...

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Environment ministers promote the circular plastics economy and continue discussions on climate adaptation and innovation

July 27, 2023 in News

Huntsville, ON – July 27, 2023 – Environment ministers met to make further progress on circular economy and discussed innovative solutions to lessen th...

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Current Activities...


Air pollutants have the potential to impact environment and human health both locally and across political and geographic boundaries.

Governments across Canada pursue active programs on air issues both individually and collectively. In 2012 ministers ...

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Climate Change

Federal, provincial and territorial ministers recognise that addressing climate change is a shared responsibility and are working collaboratively and within their jurisdictions to take action.

In December 2016 First Ministers released the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (PCF).

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Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines (CEQGs) provide science-based goals for the quality of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

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Environment ministers are committed to taking action within their jurisdictions and through CCME to improve Canada’s record on reducing and recycling waste.

In September 2014 environment ministers adopted a vision for waste: Canada is a world le...

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Water is an essential natural resource that shapes regional landscapes and is vital for human well-being and ecosystem functioning.

Management of water in Canada has evolved in response to the changing demands placed on water, as well as to growing aw...

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