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  • PEI – EPA WASTE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT

    “(Approved by His Honour the Lieutenant Governor in Council dated August 19, 2014.) Pursuant to section 25 of the Environmental Protection Act R.S.P.E.I. 1988, Cap. E-9, Council made the following regulations: Section 1 of the Waste Resource Management Regulations (EC691/00) is amended….”  Read Gazette Notice – Page 25

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  • Celebrating Two Billion Containers Returned

    Recycling Containers Protects the Environment and Creates Employment April 17, 2014 11:15 a.m.  Ministry of the Environment “Thanks to Ontario residents, two billion alcohol containers have been recycled into new products through the Ontario Deposit Return Program. Alcohol containers such as plastic and glass bottles, aluminum cans,  bag-in-box wine containers and Tetra Pak containers can […]

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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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  • 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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  • Province Improving Online Learning

    January 15, 2014 Ι Ontario Giving Postsecondary Students More Flexibility “January 13, 2014  1:10 p.m. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities                         Ontario is creating a Centre of Excellence for Online Learning to give students across the province one window of access to high-quality, transferable online courses, while reducing course duplication.” Read more:  http://news.ontario.ca/tcu/en/2014/01/province-improving-online-learning.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

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  • Chemicals Management Plan Progress Report

    January 9, 2014Ι Chemical Management Plan Progress Report “The first issue of the Chemicals Management Plan Progress Report has been published.  The report will be published twice a year.” Read more:  http://www.ec.gc.ca/ese-ees/default.asp?lang=En&n=5C49C89D-1

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  • Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) Science Committee

    January 9, 2014 Ι CMP Science Committee “Ensuring a strong science foundation is a key element of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). In support of this, Health Canada and Environment Canada have created a Science Committee to contribute expertise pertaining to scientific considerations moving forward in the CMP. The Call for Representation for the Science […]

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