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  • Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals

    March 31, 2013 Ι  News Release:  Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals “Proposed changes deliver on key Regulatory Cooperation Council initiative” As part of Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government of Canada today tabled new legislation intended to improve the level of protection for workers handling hazardous materials […]

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  • Northern Contaminants Program

    February 24, 2014 Ι Northern Contaminants Program “The Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) co-ordinates Canada’s action on northern contaminants, including Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and mercury, both nationally and internationally. The NCP is a multidisciplinary initiative, funded by the Government of Canada, addressing health, science, and communications issues related to contaminants in Canada’s Arctic. It was […]

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  • New Substances Program

    February 3, 2014 Ι New Substances Program “Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), the Government of Canada uses a preventative approach to managing the risks new substances may pose to humans or to the Canadian environment. Under the New Substances Program, Health Canada and Environment Canada examine the potential risks to Canadians […]

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  • Environmental Emergency Regulations/Règlement sur les urgences environmentales

    March 3, 2014  | Environmental Emergency Regulations  “Letter of Intent to Consult on the Proposed Amendments   to the Environmental Emergency Regulations under the Canadian   Environmental Protection Act, 1999  In the fall of 2013, Environment Canada will start public consultations   regarding the proposed amendments to the Environmental Emergency   Regulations (E2 Regulations). The purpose […]

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  • Policy on the Use of Significant New Activity Provisions of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

    December 20, 2013 Ι Policy – Significant New Activity Provisions “A Policy on the Use of Significant New Activity Provisions of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999has been published.” http://www.ec.gc.ca/ese-ees/default.asp?lang=En&n=5CA18D66-1

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