Canadian Council of Ministers
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Contract Opportunity: An Action Plan to Achieve Zero Plastic Waste: Engagement Process Design, Facilitation and Summary Report

Project 634-2019 – An Action Plan to Achieve Zero Plastic Waste: Engagement Process Design, Facilitation and Summary Report

Project Description:  The Contractor will design and provide facilitation for a two-day engagement event in order to gather input and advice on a Canada-wide zero plastic waste action plan from a wide range of stakeholders and interested parties estimated to be between 100 to 200.

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Contract Opportunity: Technical Guidance for Improving Black Carbon Inventories

Project 622-2019 – Technical Guidance for Improving Black Carbon Inventories

Project Description: The Contractor will develop technical guidance for improving jurisdictions’ black carbon inventories that includes recommended average combustion ratios for industrial emissions of fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

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Canadian Environment Ministers Aim for Zero Plastic Waste

Ottawa, ON – November 23, 2018 – Today, federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers agreed to work collectively toward a common goal of zero plastic waste. To this end, they approved in principle a Canada-wide strategy on zero plastic waste, which outlines a vision to keep all plastics in the economy and out of the environment.

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Employment Opportunity - Assistant to 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 Coordinator position for a one-year term.

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Canadian water quality guidelines for the protection of aquatic life: zinc

CCME has posted Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of  Aquatic Life: Zinc

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Documents for Public Review and Comment: Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life: Manganese

Draft Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life: Manganese are available for public review and comment until September 18, 2018.

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Documents for Public Review and Comment: Canadian Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health – Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)

Draft Canadian Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health – Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are available for public review and comment until September 7, 2018. 

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Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health: Zinc

CCME has posted Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environment and Human Health: Zinc

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Significant Progress on Climate Action and Air Quality

Vancouver, BC – November 3, 2017 – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers discussed progress on climate action and Canada-wide trends in air quality at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) today. 

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Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards for Nitrogen Dioxide

Environment Ministers have announced new Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) for nitrogen dioxide (NO2).

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