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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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  • Minister of Transportation: 117,000 New Trees Will Pay Tribute, Build Legacy, Help the Environment

    According to the Ministry of Transportation:  Ontario will be Honouring Fallen Soldiers Along Highway of Heroes by planting 117,000 New Trees that Will “Pay Tribute, Build Legacy, Help the Environment.”  The trees will be planted in “partnership with Forests Ontario and Highway of Heroes Tribute, one tree will be planted along Highway 401 between Trenton […]

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  • Long Point Region Source Protection Plan approved

    On November 5, 2015 The Long Point Region (LPR) Conservation Authority published a media release confirming that the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has approved their plan to protect the sources of municipal drinking water in the LPR watershed. See full article here.    

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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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  • NASF – Legal Challenges: Chromium Electroplating Air Emissions Rule

    NASF Update July 21, 2015 “Federal Appeals Court Denies NASF and Activists’ Legal Challenges: Upholds EPA’s Chromium Electroplating Air Emissions Rule” “The U.S. DC Circuit Court of Appeals on July 21st denied NASF’s legal challenge to EPA and upheld the final federal chromium air emissions rule in its entirety.” Read full article here ************************************************************************************************** “NASF, […]

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  • Ontario Releases 2013 Air Quality in Ontario Report

    Air Quality in Ontario Continues to Improve April 15, 2015 1:00 P.M. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change “On the one year anniversary of the last coal plant closure in Ontario, the release of the 2013 Air Quality in Ontario report confirms that the province’s air quality has improved significantly over the past 10 […]

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  • TDG 2014 Newsletter

    2014 TDG Newsletter The 2014 TDG Newsletter is now available on the Transport Canada website at the following address: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/newsletter-fall-2014-1215.html.   Bulletin TMD – Nouvelles, édition 2014 Le numéro 2014 du bulletin TMD – Nouvelles est maintenant disponible sur la page Web de Transports Canada à l’adresse suivante :  http://www.tc.gc.ca/fra/tmd/bulletin-printemps-2014-1215.html.

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  • Environment Canada – New Substance Program

    Environment Canada (EC) has published six new risk assessment summaries for chemicals and polymers under the New Substance Program. Included in the Background section for “any company or individual who plans to import or manufacture a substance subject to notification under the NSNR (Chemicals and Polymers) must provide the New Substances Program (NSP) with a New […]

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