An analysis of Statistics Canada data by researchers in the University of Toronto Scarborough’s Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences has found that most Canadians aren’t too far apart when it comes to views on the environment, except when it comes to climate change.
The Government of Canada has begun the roll-out of its much-anticipated ban on single-use plastic products. On June 22, 2022, the federal government published the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations (the Regulations) under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA).
Environmental protection has come a long way in a relatively short period of time. Likewise, Canadian citizens seem more attuned to environmental protection.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced a combined investment totaling more than $12.6 million through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reduce waste and improve the quality of water in communities across Quebec.
The City’s Planning Committee today approved a plan to establish a High-Performance Development Standard(link is external) for new Ottawa developments.
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.”
Canadians expect their government to protect their health and the environment from harmful chemicals and other toxic pollutants.
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.
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, has launched the second round of applications for $200 million through the Low Carbon Economy Fund’s Champions stream, which supports a wide range of local pollution‑cutting initiatives in communities across Canada.
Across the country, Canadians are calling for ambitious climate action that keeps our air clean while building a strong economy for today and tomorrow alike.
The 100 largest public sector infrastructure projects under development have reached $273 billion, according to ReNew Canada’s latest Top100 Projects report.
Grant Erlick, former Mansteel director, convicted under Environmental Protection Act for neglecting environment ministry orders.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently released the 21st annual report of the Green Municipal FundTM (GMF), highlighting its exceptional track record in municipal sustainability.
Now that the UN’s 26th climate conference has come to a close, Canada needs to turn its attention to chopping our emissions in a hurry.
Momentum has shifted: net-zero commitments are the norm. But demand for solutions and systems to meet them outstrips the supply. To respond, businesses should focus on five fundamentals.
The materials that we use to shape the built environment are largely human produced—and it can be easy to forget that all the ingredients that go into those materials come from the earth.
It aims for its sustainable solutions portfolio to comprise 70% of the group's net profit by 2025, up from around 40% in 2020.