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  • Chemicals Management Plan Progress Report

    The second issue of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) Progress Report is now available on Environment Canada’s website. “The report is published twice a year to keep stakeholders and interested parties up to date on the activities and programs related to Canada’s CMP. It reports on advances in major initiatives and highlights key activities related to […]

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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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  • EMC and NRCAN – Energy Summit

    MARCH 31, 2014 Ι ENERGY SUMMIT MAY 14 & 15 NIAGARA FALLS, ON “Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) in partnership with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Industrial Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) is bringing together the country’s leading energy subject-matter-experts, industry leaders and energy efficiency suppliers, to share best practices and the latest innovations […]

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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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  • Coal and Petroleum Coke Ban for Space Heating Regulation

    February 3, 2014 Ι Manitoba – Coal and Petroleum Coke Ban Read more:  http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/regs/pdf/e125-183.13.pdf  

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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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