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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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  • Chris Ballard Ontario’s New Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

    As per the Media Release by MOECC July 31, 2017, Glen Murray Minister of Environment and Climate Change resigns his position and Chris Ballard appointed. Read full article here. Full list of cabinet members here.

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  • CME SMART Green Program – Enhancements Made in 2017

    CME Announces changes to the SMART Green Program, click here for full details. *********************************************************************************************************************** The Ontario Energy Board approved an increase in natural gas prices effective January 1, 2017, of 3.3 cents per cubic meter (or about 20%), for facilities too small to participate in Ontario’s Cap & Trade program. This may have a large […]

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  • Waste Free Ontario & Building A Circular Economy

    As a result of the statistics that Ontario continues to generate more and more waste each year (Ontario Government, 2017), the Minister of the Environment has introduced a Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario Building the Circular Economy (Ontario Government, 2017).    A Circular Economy approach aims to look at ‘material streams’ throughout their life cycle and identify ways to […]

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  • Ontario Strengthening Protections for Water Resources

    On June 8, 2017 the MOCEE published a news release in regard to strengthening protection for water resources. As part of the province’s plan to strengthen groundwater protection for future generations, Ontario will be charging water bottling companies an additional $500 fee to take groundwater. “Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, water bottlers will pay $503.71 for […]

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  • Water Security Agency – 2015/2016 Annual Report

    “ “This annual report for the Water Security Agency presents the Agency’s results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. It provides results of publicly committed strategies, key actions and performance measures identified in the Water Security Agency’s Plan for 2015-16. It also reflects progress toward commitments from the Government Direction for 2015-16: Keeping […]

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  • Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan

    As per the Ministry of Energy “starting this summer, electricity bills will be reduced 25 on average for households across Ontario.”  This will be beneficial to many small businesses and farms! “Bills won’t increase beyond rate of inflation for four years.” Read here for more information from Ministry of Energy. Read here for other information. […]

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