Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Tag: Peter Kent

Feds Implement Wastewater Effluent Regs

After over three years of discussion, including very public feedback the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, the federal...

Feds Invest in Great Lakes Clean-Up

Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent celebrated World Water Day at the Sherbourne Common in Toronto this morning, highlighting 46 projects that have received funding...

Feds and Alberta Release Oil Sands Monitoring Plan

The federal government and Alberta unveiled the long-awaited Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring in Edmonton last Friday. Spurred by University of Alberta...

Feds to Invest $78.7M in Monitoring Infrastructure

The Harper Government will invest $78.7 million over the next five years to strengthen weather monitoring infrastructure, Minister of Environment Peter Kent announced today. The infrastructure...

Feds Announce $70M for St. Lawrence River

The feds announced a 15-year commitment to protect the St. Lawrence River this morning. The agreement, known as the St. Lawrence Action Plan 2011-2026, will...

Vaughan Lauds Feds for Oil Sands Action Plan

For over a decade, Environment Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have warned that key environmental information regarding the effects of oil...

Kent Announces Last Round for Lake Simcoe

Funds for Lake Simcoe continue to flow. This morning in Barrie, Ontario, Environment Minister Peter Kent announced that the feds will continue its support of...

Kent Reveals Second Phase of Oil Sands Plan

Environment Minister Peter Kent today issued a press release announcing an integrated monitoring plan for Canada's oil sands region. The Government of Canada will...

Kent Releases Athabasca Water Quality Monitoring Plan

Earlier this week, Environment Minister Peter Kent presented Environment Canada's plan for a new Lower Athabasca Water Quality Monitoring Program. Developed in collaboration with...

Feds Invest in More Lake Simcoe Restoration Projects

The federal government announced on Tuesday that 19 projects will receive funding under round six of the Lake Simcoe Clean-Up Fund. "Since 2008, the five-year...

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