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2004

Viewpoint, Winter 2004
The first issue of Viewpoint, the national newsletter of the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) of Natural Resources Canada.

Cleaner Air Through Cleaner Gasoline, Press Release December 31, 2004 "Starting on January 1, 2005, new regulatory measures come into effect, which will reduce sulphur levels in gasoline by 90% from 1998 levels."

Transport Canada: New Equipment to Detect Ship Pollution, Press Release December 17, 2004

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Federal, British Columbia and Yukon Ministers Working Together on Pacific Fisheries Issues, Press Release December 17, 2004

Climate Change Pilot Launches Final Auction, Opens Competitive Bidding on $5 Million, Press Release December 17, 2004
"The Government of Canada today called for new proposals in the final round of the Pilot Emission Removals, Reductions and Learnings (PERRL) Initiative..."
PERRL project submissions for the current round are being accepted until February 3, 2005.

Natural Resources Canada: First Vehicle Fleet to Use Cellulose Ethanol, Press Release December 15, 2004

Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development - Sustainable Development Strategies: Using the Tax System and Managing Office Solid Waste, December 14, 2004

Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans - Issues and Possible Actions in Fisheries and Oceans Canada Identified in Audit Reports and the Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (2004), December 14, 2004

National Research Council Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation Showcases Renewable Hydrogen Generation System, Press Release December 9, 2004

Shattering the Myth of Pollution Progress in Canada : A National Report, Report released December 8, 2004 by Pollution Watch

New SCC program encourages environmental management of hog operations, Press Release December 8, 2004

Public Comment Invited on the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed - Beaufort Sea Exploration Drilling Program, Press Release December 3, 2004

Evergreen & Toyota Canada launch 2004/2005 school grounds greening program, Press Release December 7, 2004
"All publicly funded Canadian schools serving kindergarten to Grade 12 are eligible to apply for the grants."

Environment Canada Announces Initiatives to Reduce Toxic Substances in Wastewater Effluent, Press Release December 7, 2004
"the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of the Environment made public two measures aimed at reducing ammonia and chlorine coming from municipal wastewater treatment plants."

Opening Statement by Johanne Gélinas, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Re: Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development—2004, December 7, 2004

Government of Canada Launches Second Round of Ethanol Expansion Program, Press Release December 6, 2004
"The Government of Canada today issued its invitation to industry to submit proposals under Round 2 of the Ethanol Expansion Program for contributions toward the construction of new fuel ethanol plants or the expansion of existing plants. A total of $27.5 million is available in this round."

Consulting Canadians: Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
Consultation Start Date: December 4, 2004; End Date: January 3, 2005

Safe Drinking Water - A New Book by Dr. Steve Hrudey - University of Alberta - Canadian Water Network of Centres of Excellence, Press Release December 2, 2004

Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans - Fisheries and Oceans Canada—Salmon Stocks, Habitat, and Aquaculture (Chapter 5 - 2004 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development), December 1, 2004

Made-in Canada, industry-led environmental recycling program goes national, Press Release December 1, 2004

Un programme environnemental de recyclage conçu au Canada et géré par l'industrie devient national, Communiqué de presse le 1er décembre

LEED Canada Rating System for Green Buildings Launched, Press Release December 1, 2004

Natural Resources Canada: Delegation to India Showcases Canadian Innovation in Alternative Fuel Technology, Press Release November 29, 2004

BIOCAP and Pollution Probe team up to raise awareness of bioproducts, Press Release November 30, 2004
"BIOCAP Canada Foundation, a multi-stakeholder university research network, and Pollution Probe released a new Primer on Bioproducts today, in parallel with the BioNorth 2004 event being held in Ottawa."

Canada's Most Fuel-Efficient Vehicles for 2005 Announced Today, Press Release November 26, 2004

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Ministers Emphasize Collaboration on Atlantic Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues, Press Release November 26, 2004

Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada: Alien Species Threaten Canadian Biodiversity, Press Release November 26, 2004

New poll confirms Canadians want Green Power, Press Release November 24, 2004

Canada Welcomes Progress for the North Achieved at the Arctic Council Meeting of Ministers, Press Release November 24, 2004

Save on Home Energy Costs - Thanks to New CMHC Initiatives, Press Release November 18, 2004

Innovative Geomatics Projects to Receive Funding, Press Release November 17, 2004
"Four companies will receive Government of Canada funding to help Canadians access and use geographical information through the Internet. David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, today announced this boost to the development of innovative geomatics technologies in Canada."

Government of Canada to Eliminate Subscription Fee for Federal Opportunities on the Electronic Tendering System, Press Release November 15, 2004

Airlines pledge Kyoto Accord reduction in greenhouse gasses, Press Release November 15, 2004

Natural Resources Canada: Smart Taxis Encouraging Environmental Respect (STEER), backgrounder - November 2004
"STEER emerged as a result of a desire among taxi industry members to find concrete ways to become part of the climate change solution, while reaping the co-benefits of improved energy efficiency, reduced operating costs and an enhanced public image through demonstrated environmental stewardship."

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Canada's Practices With Respect to Fishing Activities That May Have an Effect on Highly Sensitive Benthic Marine Ecosystems, backgrounder - November 2004

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Environment Canada, Announces Federal Contribution to the Thousand Islands - Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve, Press Release November 10, 2004

CGA-Canada surveys economic, environmental, and social reporting practices in Canada, Press Release November 9, 2004

Government of Canada Welcomes New Assessment of Arctic Climate Change, Press Release November 9, 2004

Minister Dion Welcomes Russia's Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, Press Release November 5, 2004

New Software Tool Makes Comparison Shopping for Energy-Efficient Motors Simple, Press Release November 5, 2004
"CanMOST allows users to compare operating costs of various motors and assess reductions in energy consumption, electricity costs and GHG emissions associated with purchasing and operating more energy-efficient industrial motors."

Fifth Regular Session of the Canada-Chile Commission for the Environmental Cooperation, November 25, 2004, Santiago de Chile

Communities Making a Difference: Minister Dion Meets With Representatives of One-Tonne Community Challenges, Press Release November 3, 2004

Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Protect Canada's Marine Environment from Polluters, Press Release November 2, 2004

Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans - Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Canada (2004), Press Release November 2, 2004

Minister Dion Speaks on the Potential Role of Renewable Energy In Canada, Press Release November 1, 2004

Government of Canada Proposes Improved Reporting Process for New Chemicals, Press Release November 1, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of the Environment, at the Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) Meeting: "Building the Renewable Energy Market in North America", Press Release October 29, 2004

Better Chemistry Between the Government and the Chemical Industry, Press Release October 27, 2004

Consulting Canadians: New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) - Consultation Summary, Start Date:October 30, 2004; End Date:December 29, 2004

Government of Canada Invests in Environmental and Ocean Monitoring Technologies, Press Release October 26, 2004

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Industry Associations Sign Fish Habitat Agreement, Press Release October 26, 2004

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Introduces Nationwide Cell Phone Collection and Recycling Program, Call2Recycle(TM), Press Release October 26, 2004

2004 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Released October 26, 2004

Green power for Canada - Pollution Probe releases vision and strategy for clean electricity, Press Release October 25, 2004

Minister of the Environment Makes Recommendations on Adding New Species to the Species at Risk Act, Press Release October 22, 2004

Transport Canada: Freight Transportation to Go Green, Press Release October 21, 2004
"Transport Minister Jean-C. Lapierre today announced funding for four new projects to help the freight transportation sector reduce the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The $1,518,000 in funding comes from Transport Canada's Freight Incentives Program."

Health Canada Launches First Electronic Pesticide Regulatory System, Press Release October 20, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Stéphane Dion, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment - Response to the Speech from the Throne, Press Release October 19, 2004

Waste Reduction Week Activities Help Environment and Human Health, Press Release October 19, 2004
"Waste Reduction Week, held this year from October 18th to 24th, is organized by a coalition of non-government, not-for-profit environment groups from each of the thirteen provinces and territories across Canada."

New Technology Allows Canadians to See the Wind, Press Release October 18, 2004
"The just-completed Wind Energy Atlas is a massive database of high resolution wind statistics for all of Canada, making Canada the first large-area country in the world to have a comprehensive Wind Energy Atlas across its entire territory."

Minister Efford Energizes Wind Power Industry in Canada, Press Release October 18, 2004
"The Honourable R. John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), announced that his department is investing $24.7 million in the recently commissioned Summerview Wind Farm near Pincher Creek, Alberta."

Proposed Regulation to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions From Off-Road Diesel Engines Published for Public Comment, Press Release October 13, 2004

Canada's Rapidly Growing Wind Energy Industry on Display at the Canadian Wind Energy Association Annual Conference and Trade Show
"The Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 20th Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held from October 17 to 20 in Montreal, Québec, at the Hôtel Delta Centre-ville (777 University)."

Environment Canada's Reports on Plans and Priorities
"Environment Canada's 2004-2005 Estimates: Report on Plans and Priorities is an important planning instrument for the next three years."

Natural Resources Canada: Better Energy Management Practices Yield Climate Change Results for Canadian Industry, Press Release October 12, 2004
"Canadian industry continues to contribute to the climate change solution, saving 25.2 megatonnes in greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency by 8.1 percent between 1990 and 2002. That is one of the findings in the 2002-2003 Annual Report of the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) released today."

Natural Resources Canada: The State of Canada's Forests - New Report 2003-2004

Environment Canada is Examining the Off-road Sector With the Goal to Determine How Emissions of Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Can Be Reduced
"Environment Canada is seeking views on how GHG emissions should be reduced from off-road vehicles and equipment. A discussion paper has been prepared, and several background reports are available. Comments from interested parties are welcome."

2004 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the House of Commons - to be released October 26, 2004

Community Dialogues on Fish and the Environment Launched by DFO, Press Release October 1, 2004

Severe Weather Forecasting Improves With Completion of Canada's National Doppler Radar Project, Press Release September 29, 2004

Government And Industry Partner on "Pay-As-You-Go" Plan to Cut Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Press Release September 27, 2004

Government of Canada Supports Six Hydrogen Fuel Projects, Press release September 26, 2004

Efford Launches National Campaign to Promote Energy Efficient Compact Fluorescent Lights, Press release September 27, 2004

Office of the Auditor General of Canada: 2004 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Press Release September 24, 2004

Imports of Hazardous Wastes Continue to Decline, Press Release September 20, 2004

Environment Canada: Ministers Report Progress on Biodiversity Issues, September 16, 2004

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is Officially Underway, Press Release September 10, 2004

Minister Dion Challenges Canada to Lead the New Industrial Revolution, Press Release September 10, 2004

Western Canadian Study Concludes Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Storage Is Safe, Press Release September 7, 2004

Wildlife Habitat Canada Presents Legislative Stewardship Award to The Honourable David Anderson, Press Release August 26, 2004

Clean Tech Fund Invites Statements of Interest For Its Next Funding Cycle, Press Release August 25, 2004
"Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), a $350M fund for the development and demonstration of clean technologies, today announced a call for Statements of Interest (SOIs) as part of its sixth round of funding. The closing date for SOI submissions is October 6, 2004."

Promoting Pollution Prevention, Press Release August 24, 2004
"The best way to protect our environment is to prevent pollution before it occurs. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) wants to recognize and celebrate the innovative ways companies and organizations across Canada are practicing pollution prevention. Submissions for the 2005 CCME Pollution Prevention Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2004."

Scientists Launch Giant Research Balloon to Study Ozone Layer, Press Release August 18, 2004

Restoration Environmental Contractors and REC Demolition have opened two branch offices, in Ottawa and Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, Canada, Press Release August 11, 2004

Celestica first electronics manufacturing services provider to launch end-to-end Green Services solution, Press Release August 9, 2004

Natural Resources Canada: Biodiesel-fuelled Cruisers to Ply St. Lawrence River and Lachine Canal From June to October 2004 Under Biomer Project - Revised, Press Release July 28, 2004

Energy Ministers Urged to Adopt New Approach to Meet Canada's Future Needs, Press Release July 19, 2004

Prime Minister announces new Ministry, Press Release July 20, 2004
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, P.C., M.P. is the new Minister of the Environment.

Discount Car & Truck Rentals Leader in Offering Environmentally-Friendly Automobiles - Hybrid Vehicles to be added to 2005 fleet, Press Release July 14, 2004

CAP strongly supports cities that have adopted strict regulations on the use of pesticides, Press Release July 14, 2004

Statement by the Honourable John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources, on the 2003 Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) Annual Report, Press Release June 22, 2004

Natural Resources Canada Launches New Forest Fire Web Site, Press Release June 14, 2004

Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission: Trade Secret... Let's Talk About It
"Have you ever wondered what we do? Do you know what a trade secret is in relation to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act?.."

Sustainable Development Technology Canada Announces a Fourth Round of Funding - $32.4 million for Clean Technology Projects, Press Release June 3, 2004

Species at Risk Act Prohibitions Come Into Force, Press Release June 1, 2004

Canadian Environment Awards Announces Winners for 2004, Press Release May 31, 2004

Canada Updates the UV Index and Improves the Reporting of Health Information, Press Release May 26, 2004

Transport Canada: Moving on Sustainable Transportation Projects Announced, Press Release May 21, 2004

Minister Regan and Minister Robillard Announce $700 Thousand in Funding for Ocean Research, Press Release May 21, 2004

Government of Canada Project Gives Boost to Natural Gas Vehicles, May 21, 2004

Environment Canada: Regulations Amending the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations, Publication in Part II of the Canada Gazette on May 19, 2004

Western Economic Diversification: Federal Government Supports Fuel Cells Research at the University of Victoria, Press Release May 20, 2004

Daily Air Quality Forecasts Begin for the Prairies - Cross Canada Network now Complete, Press Release May 19, 2004

Government of Canada Announces $175 Million for Accelerated Remediation of Fifty-Seven Contaminated Sites, Press Release May 18, 2004

The Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Announces Designation of the Gully Marine Protected Area, Press Release May 14, 2004

To spray or not to spray this summer?, Globe and Mail Article by Martin Mittelstaedt, May 13, 2004

Let's Drive Green - Free Vehicle Emissions Inspection
Schedule for dates and locations across Canada

Green Roofs Qualify for Government of Canada Energy Efficiency Funding, Press Release May 12, 2004

Government of Canada Helps Loblaws Chill Global Warming, Press Release May 12, 2004
"By using innovative refrigeration technology developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) in the store's heating and ventilation system, the Repentigny Loblaws aims to reduce energy consumption by about 50 percent."

Government Assesses Environmental and Health Effects of Flame Retardants, Press Release May 11, 2004

Regulations Proposed to Ensure Cleaner Air from Off-Road Construction and Farming Equipment, Press Release May 10, 2004

Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Protect Canada's Marine Environments From Polluters, Press Release May 6, 2004
"An Act to amend the Migratory Birds Convention Act (1994), and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999) will more effectively address enforcement issues in cases of marine pollution."

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Ticketing Consultations for Violations of Fisheries Regulations, Press Release May 5, 2004

U of T lab a Canadian first for environmental science, Press Release May 4, 2004

Compost Awareness Week, May 2-8, 2004

National Forest Week - May 2-8, 2004

Emergency Preparedness Week: May 2-8, 2004

Why did the fish miss the boat?, Globe and Mail article by Arne Mooers, April 30, 2004

Industry Commends Federal Support for Green Heat, Press Release April 30, 2004

Regan Introduces Proposed Amendments to Clarify Certain Fisheries Act Provisions, Press Release April 30, 2004
"The Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today introduced a bill in the House of Commons to amend the Fisheries Act."

Dell Canada Launches Computer Donation Program, Press Release April 28, 2004

Canadian Students Excel in Hydrogen Fuelling Design, Press Release April 28, 2004

Canadian Environment Awards Names Community Finalists and Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Press Release April 27, 2004

Transport Canada: Government of Canada Announces Freight Efficiency Program, Press Release April 26, 2004

Natural Resources Canada: National Forest Week - Canada's Forests, A Fine Balance, Press Release April 26, 2004
May 2-8, 2004

Consulting Canadians: Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 - Consultation Summary, Press Release April 26, 2004

Environment Minister Urges Canadians to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and 'Mow Down Pollution' With Unique Incentive Program, Press Release April 23, 2004

Minister Anderson Presents Species at Risk Scientific Assessments to Governor in Council, Press Release April 23, 2004

Canadian Governments Driving Species into Extinction, Press Release April 23, 2004
"Environmental Defence Canada today released a Report Card showing federal, provincial and territorial governments are failing to protect endangered species"

Everyday is Earth Day with Renewable Fuels, Press Release April 21, 2004

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission: Request for Public Comment - Screening Report – MDS Nordion Waste Diversion Program
The public comment period ends on May 17th, 2004.

Canadians called on to stop Ancient Forest Destruction, Press Release April 8, 2004
"Greenpeace releases Shopper's Guide to Ancient Forest Friendly Tissue Products"

Consulting Canadians: Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act - Consultation Summary (April 3 - June 4, 2004)

Consulting Canadians: Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances Regulations - Consultation Summary (April 3 - June 4, 2004)

Consulting Canadians: Regulations Amending the Vinyl Chloride Release Regulations - Consultation Summary (April 3 - June 4, 2004)

The Government of Canada Unveils Code of Practice to Guide Environmental Management of Road Salts and Keep Roads Safe, Press Release April 5, 2004

Parks Canada and Canadian Nature Federation Launch Joint Initiative, Press Release April 2, 2004
"The Parks and People Program is a new national program aimed at promoting the concept of environmental citizenship and the importance of protecting Canada's natural heritage."

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment to the Opening Session of the Pollution Probe Green Power Series Workshop #5: "Next Steps - A Vision and Strategy for Green Power in Canada", April 3, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment at the Sustainable Cities Plenary Panel - GLOBE 2004, April 2, 2004

Community-Based Projects to Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Press Release April 2, 2004
"Since 1995, the EcoAction program has funded more than 1,450 projects in support of environmental issues such as clean air, climate change, water quality and nature conservation. To be eligible, projects must encourage community action and awareness, respond to community needs, and obtain matching funding or in-kind support from other sponsors."

Environmental Technology Awards Opening Markets for Innovative Canadian Companies, Press Release April 2, 2004
"Eleven Canadian companies were recognized today for their innovation and successful completion of Canada's voluntary Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program."

A New Community Resource to Report on Pollutant Releases, Press Release April 2, 2004

Hydrogenics Receives $1.56 Million (CND) Contribution from Sustainable Development Technology Canada at Globe 2004 - Hydrogenics to Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell Class I Forklifts and Refueling Station, Press Release April 2, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, at the Eastern Fishermen Federation's 25th Annual Meeting, April 2, 2004

Greenpeace to Paul Martin - You Can't Have It Both Ways "Canadians will have a great view of oil rigs and tankers from the Hydrogen Highway", Press Release April 1, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment at an announcement of funding for the Hydrogen Highway Project, Press Release April 1, 2004

Government of Canada Supports the Development of Green Energy Technologies, Press Release April 1, 2004
"This Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) investment is part of a $24-million research and development project being undertaken by Xantrex Technology Inc. to produce technologies that will support and encourage the development and application of green energy."

Environmental Solutions - Economic Opportunities, Second TEAM Progress Report 2001-2003
"An initiative of the Government of Canada's Climate Change Action Fund, TEAM brings together private and public sector partners to identify, develop and support the most promising environmental technologies in five areas that have the greatest potential to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) and lessen our impact on global warming."

Canadians Honoured for Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Press Release March 31, 2004

EDC and the GLOBE Foundation launch website for environmental exporters, Press Release March 31, 2004

Updated Regulations for the Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes and Hazardous Recyclable Materials, Press Release March 31, 2004

CSA develops first ever Environmental Management Systems Standard for Canadian Hog Operators, Press Release March 30, 2004

GM's "Big" Hybrids at the Pacific International Auto Show and Globe Conference in Vancouver, March 30, 2004

VCR Inc. eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from annual awards ceremony Demonstrating the versatility of the Canadian carbon market, Press Release March 30, 2004

New Accord to Strengthen Management of Canada's Forests, Press Release March 29, 2004

Canadian Space Agency - New RADARSAT-2 Applications Assessing Environmental Impact, Climate Change Issues, Press Release March 29, 2004

Welcome to Environment Canada's Corporate Environmental Innovation Website

Government Asks Canadians to Take the One-Tonne Challenge to Help Meet Climate Change Goals, Press Release March 26, 2004

The Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Releases Atlantic Fisheries Policy Framework and Stabilizes Sharing Arrangements for 2004, Press Release March 25, 2004

Commentary by the Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans - A New Policy Framework for the Management of Fisheries on Canada's Atlantic Coast, March 25, 2004

Cleanup spending falls short, critics say, Globe and Mail Article by Jeff Sallot, March 24, 2004

Clean Air Renewable Energy Coalition Dismayed By Budget, Press Release March 23, 2004

Threats to Water Availability in Canada report, Environment Canada Report Released March 22, 2004

Transport Canada Announces Public Consultation on Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, Press Release March 22, 2004

World Water Day: March 22, 2004

Consulting Canadians: Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
Consultation Period: March 20-May 19, 2004

Farmers, Greenpeace Launch Anti-GM Wheat Ads, Press Release March 19, 2004
"The print advertisement states "The Greatest Threat to Wheat Farming Isn't Hail or Drought. It's Roundup Ready(TM) Wheat" and requests that farmers contact Western Liberal Finance Minister Ralph Goodale, or Minister Responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board Reg Alcock to express their opposition to genetically modified (GM) wheat."

Pollution Probe calls for Ontario to expand production of low-impact renewable energy, Press Release March 18, 2004

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to Announce New Enforcement Measures, Press Release March 17, 2004

Government and Industry Establish Efficiency Ratings for Gas Fireplaces, Press Release March 15, 2004

New Reporting Requirements Enhance Canada's Capacity to Track and Report Progress on GHG Emissions, Press Release March 12, 2004

Building on Success Climate Change Action Fund 2002-2003 Annual Report

Government of Canada and Memorial University Team Up for Energy Efficiency, Press Release March 5, 2004

McGuire Announces $1.2 Million for Fisheries Enforcement, Press Release March 4, 2004

Consultations on the Addition of Chrysotile Asbestos to the PIC Procedure of the Rotterdam Convention
The closing date for this consultation is Friday, April 9, 2004.

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment at the occasion of the Opening Session of the Species at Risk 2004: Pathways to Discovery Conference, March 3, 2004

Minister Anderson Launches Public Consultations on 63 Species at Risk, Press Release March 3, 2004

Geoff Regan Makes Public Aquaculture Recommendations, Press Release March 1, 2004

A New Incentive for Industry to Capture and Store Carbon Dioxide, Press Release March 1, 2004
"Canadians will soon benefit from the results of projects that demonstrate how to capture, store and use carbon dioxide (CO2). A two-year initiative announced today will help develop a market for CO2 capture and storage in Canada, as well as innovative new uses for CO2 from industrial emitters."

Pilot Project Offers Incentive for New Climate Change Investment In Agriculture and Forestry Sectors, Press Release February 27, 2004
"PERRL is now seeking proposals to enhance carbon sinks on agricultural and forest land." Project submissions are being accepted until April 6, 2004.

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment to conservation practitioners at the Opening Session of the 7th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference – “Keeping the Wild in the West”, Press Release February 27, 2004

Hydrogenics Partners With Purolator in Their 'Greening the Fleet' Program, Press Release February 26, 2004
"In this two-year initiative, Purolator is contracting Hydrogenics to develop and deploy a Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle (FCHEV) where the fuel cell/battery electric propulsion system will be designed and integrated into a Hybrid-Electric Vehicle (HEV) platform produced by Azure Dynamics and used in Purolator's delivery fleet."

New Research Laboratory for the Environmental Sciences, Press Release February 25, 2004
"The laboratory, the only one of its kind in North America, will enable researchers to learn more about the biological effects and fate of contaminants in marine organisms"

Speaking Notes for the Honourable David Anderson, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment to the Economic Club of Toronto, February 20, 2004

STAPLES Business Depot Charges Up To Recycle! Joins National Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program, Press Release February 18, 2004

Environment Canada's Sustainable Development Strategy 2004-2006

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