CCME is the primary minister-led intergovernmental forum for collective action on environmental issues of national and international concern.
Canada-wide Standards for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Power Generation Plants: 2019–2020 Progress Report
September 8, 2022 in New Documents
CCME has posted the Canada-wide Standards for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Power Generation Plants: 2019–2020 Progress Report.In 2006 CCME endorsed Canada-wide Standards for Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Electric Pow...read more
Roadmap for Single-Use and Disposable Plastics
September 2, 2022 in New Documents
Environment Ministers have announced A Roadmap to Strengthen the Management of Single-Use and Disposable Plastics.read more
Environment ministers take action on the circular plastics economy discuss climate change
August 31, 2022 in News
Whitehorse, YT – August 31, 2022 – Today, federal, provincial and territorial ministers of the Environment met in person for the first time in three years ...read more
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 ...go to page
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).go to page
Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines (CEQGs) provide science-based goals for the quality of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.go to page
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...go to page
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...go to page