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  • NRCan Energy Efficiency Program Cost-Shared Assistance

    Natural Resources Canada has funding available to help companies with energy management related projects and studies. We offer up to 50% of eligible projects costs to a maximum of $40K for items such as consulting fees, training and salaries. Our programs are stackable with funding from other sources including provincial governments, municipalities and utilities. For […]

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  • ENERGY STAR for Industry Program

    ENERGY STAR for Industry program is delivered by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and recognizes verifiable energy achievements. Participation in the program demonstrates the willingness of Canadian businesses and organizations to drive the transition to a low-carbon, clean-growth economy. There are two components to the program: ENERGY STAR […]

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  • “Let’s Talk Transportation of Dangerous Goods”

    As per the Government of Canada there is a White Paper published with respect to: Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations The transportation of dangerous goods connects Canadians with the high value goods they use every day. From the gasoline in your car to the pharmaceuticals that keep you healthy, dangerous […]

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  • Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs)

    As per the Government of Canada (2007), “Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) are a class of the broader group of compounds known as alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs). NPEs are high-volume chemicals that have been used for more than 40 years as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents and dispersing agents. Nonylphenol polyethoxylate-containing products are used in many sectors, including textile […]

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  • Regulatory Cooperation Council 2016 Work Plan Update: Chemicals Management

    Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has published the Regulatory Cooperation Council 2016 Work Plan update on Chemicals Management. This is joint effort on Chemicals Management between ECCC, Health Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Their objectives are to reduce risk to humans and the environment posed by chemicals.  To meet their objectives they […]

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  • Minister of Environment and Climate Change Mandate Letter

    Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.Prime Minister of Canada has published the Mandate Letter for Ms. McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change as part of his commitment to raise the bar for openness and transparency. The key mandates for Ms. McKenna follow: “In particular, I will expect you to work with your colleagues […]

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  • Gowlings: Sustainability shift: The evolution of Canadian water policy

    by: Liane Langstaff, Wally Braul & Harry Dahme “Introduction Water is essential to life. Up until very recently, however, Canadians have taken their water resources for granted. With the bounty of the Great Lakes and several large river systems, water protection and conservation took a back seat to more immediate environmental concerns. New provincial regulations […]

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  • Government of Canada: Harper Government to ban microbeads in personal care products

    MP – Information Gathering under Section 71 of CEPA 1999 “As part of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) and the announcement of the proposal to add microbeads to the List of Toxic Substances, the Government of Canada wishes to inform you of the publication of a Notice on Saturday, August 1, 2015, in the Canada […]

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