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ENVIRONMENT

The Yangtze alone pours up to an estimated 1.5 million metric tons into the Yellow Sea Our seas are choking on plastic. A staggering eight million metric tons wind up in oceans every year, and unraveling...
Targets will be established to 'gradually' reduce plastic pollution over time within the private sector Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce steps towards a federal ban on single-use plastics on Monday, a government official has confirmed,...
If the 1,147-km pipeline between Alberta and B.C. is sold at a profit, it could help woo centre-right voters across the country To say the Liberals need a win is like saying Justin Trudeau is overexposed...
Government Continues to Deliver on Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan April 25, 2019 12:35 P.M. Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Ontario's government is protecting what matters most by modernizing its almost 50-year-old environmental assessment process to better serve...
We are releasing a discussion paper to consult Ontarians on a modern vision for the environmental assessment program - Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks The discussion paper explains key features of the environmental assessment process,...
Senators of varying political stripes are promising a thorough review of Bill C-69 as it enters committee this week, potentially creating space for the Senate to amend the Liberal’s contentious energy reforms legislation before summer. The...
The federal government’s bill to reform the environmental assessment process, Bill C-69, has reached the committee stage in the Senate, with a number of senators publicly commenting that they would like to see amendments made...
“We are now very, very close to realizing a final investment decision from LNG Canada. It will transform Kitimat, most assuredly, but will provide certainty and sustainability for our gas sector, from wellhead to water...
Brad Wall is worried the environmental rules Ottawa is set to introduce later this year will strain national unity in the resource-dependent West. “The cumulative effect of this and the carbon tax mean we are heading...
It’s more than a touch odd or distressing how a project with an overall budget of some $36 billion — billion! — can get cancelled these days, and not kick up as much interest or...


ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION REGISTRY (ALL MINISTRIES)

REGULATORY APPROVALS AND PERMITS

HUNTING REGULATIONS

FISHING REGULATIONS

FORESTRY REPORTS

CLEAN ENERGY IN ONTARIO

GREEN ENERGY ACT

Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector. The ministry conducts scientific research and uses its findings to promote sustainability of Ontario’s forests, fish and wildlife resources, to protect the province from forest fires, floods and droughts and to lead the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.