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BC modernizes website for public comments on environmental assessments

British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has launched a new online platform where people can provide feedback during the public comment periods of an...
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Ontario orders styrene plant to reduce benzene emissions, suspends ECA   

Ontario has suspended the environmental compliance approval for INEOS Styrolution, a plastics chemical company located near the Aamjiwnaang First Nation band office in Sarnia,...
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Ottawa hosts global treaty meetings to fight plastic pollution as innovation funding released

Nine small and medium-sized Canadian companies will each receive up to $150,000 to develop sustainable and cost-effective solutions to help better reuse plastics or...
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6PPD set for priority assessment to determine toxic potential, says Environment Minister

Environment and Climate Change Canada will add 6PPD, a chemical tire preservative that can create a byproduct toxic to Pacific salmon, as a priority...
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Canada’s Federal Plastics Registry has far-reaching reporting obligations

By Talia Gordner, Julia Loney and Martin Thiboutot  On April 20, 2024, the Government of Canada published the final notice for the establishment of the...
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Provinces optimize digitization for brownfield reporting and regulatory transparency

The 2024 Cross-Country Brownfield Regulatory Check-In webinar, hosted by the Canadian Brownfields Network on May 2, showcased some of the latest IT developments making...
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LEEA urges sectors to unite in support of Global Lifting Awareness Day on July...

Cranes, hoists, rigging gear, and height safety hardware are critical components for ensuring safety and effectiveness in countless industries. To promote safe and high-quality...
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Nfld. court fines former Husky Oil Operations $2.5M over record 2018 oil spill

Husky Oil Operations Limited has been ordered to pay $2.5 million after the company pleaded guilty to a 2018 crude oil release that occurred...
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CANECT 2024 marks another successful conference, including two all-new courses

Environmental professionals from all regions of Canada, as well as a number of U.S. attendees, gathered for three days of education, networking and environmental...
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Concordia researchers analyze alternative factors for water main breaks

While age, material and diameter are most often the culprits when it comes to water main breaks, a pair of Concordia University researchers has...
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Montreal’s new sponge park will retain 1 million litres of rainwater

Montreal is set to build its largest sponge park ever as local officials aim to increase the city’s square footage of green infrastructure to...
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New chapter of water data begins for Global Water Futures network

Global Water Futures Observatories (GWFO) officially launched in April as a new chapter of the freshwater observation network that now connects nine Canadian post-secondary...

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