The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Joanne Vanderheyden issued the following statement after FCM’s Board of Directors meetings.
The City’s Planning Committee today approved a plan to establish a High-Performance Development Standard(link is external) for new Ottawa developments.
The Park Street testing clinic in Charlottetown was singled out in P.E.I.'s auditor general's report, which has warned of the possibility of "potential contaminants" at the site due to a planned environmental assessment, put on hold due to the pandemic use of the facility.
For the next ten years, the infrastructure development program across Canada is unparalleled in size, schedule, complexity and cost. Unlike previous programs, this could be a result of underfunding.
Significant changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) have been introduced in the Senate Bill (S5), “Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act.”
This climate crisis has taken lives in extreme heat waves, and is increasing risks to Canadians from flooding, and from respiratory illnesses like asthma.
Canadians expect their government to protect their health and the environment from harmful chemicals and other toxic pollutants.
In 2021 Pinchin celebrated 40 years of providing premier environmental and engineering solutions in Canada.
An international team of scientists identified significant quantities of nanoscale plastic particles in decades-old ice samples from Greenland and Antarctica as part of a new study that suggests plastic pollution is more widespread than previously thought.
Indigenous people are fastest-growing population in Canada, and more are moving to urban areas.