Environment and Climate Change Canada

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Environment and Climate Change Canada (or simply its former name, Environment Canada, or EC) (Environnement et Changement climatique Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10 ), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.wikipedia
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Department of the Environment Act (Canada)

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Environment and Climate Change Canada (or simply its former name, Environment Canada, or EC) (Environnement et Changement climatique Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10 ), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.
The Department of the Environment Act establishes Environment Canada as the federal agency in Canada responsible for the preservation and enhancement of the quality of the natural environment.

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is an arms-length agency that reports to the Minister of Environment.
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (Agence d'évaluation d'impact du Canada), operating as Impact Assessment Agency (in English and hereinafter referred to as the Agency), was formerly known as the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (Agence canadienne d’évaluation environnementale) is a division of Environment and Climate Change Canada that reports to the federal Minister of the Environment.

Newfoundland and Labrador

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Climate data for 56 places in the province is available from Environment Canada.

Environmental Choice Program

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Environment Canada provides stewardship of the Environmental Choice Program, which provides consumers with an eco-labelling for products manufactured within Canada or services that meet international label standards of (GEN) Global Ecolabelling Network.
The Environmental Choice Program is an ecolabelling scheme that was established by Environment Canada in 1988 with over 300 categories of products to help consumers identify services/products which are less harmful to the environment.

Parks Canada

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Parks Canada, which manages the Canadian National Parks system, was removed from Environment Canada and became an agency reporting to the Minister of Heritage in 1998. The Minister may also appoint members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, fishery officers, parks officers, customs officers and conservation officers of provincial and territorial governments as enforcement officers and to allow them to exercise the powers and privilege of Environment Canada officers.
The Parks Canada Agency was established as a separate service entity in 1998 and falls under the responsibility of Environment Canada.

Canadian Wildlife Service

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The Canadian Wildlife Service or CWS (Service canadien de la faune), is a Branch of the Department of the Environment, also known as Environment and Climate Change Canada, a department of the Government of Canada.

Meteorological Service of Canada

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The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC; Service météorologique du Canada – SMC) is a division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, which primarily provides public meteorological information and weather forecasts and warnings of severe weather and other environmental hazards.

Weatheradio Canada

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Weatheradio Canada (Radiométéo Canada) is a Canadian weather radio network that is owned and operated by Environment and Climate Change Canada's Meteorological Service of Canada division.

Canadian Hurricane Centre

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The Canadian Hurricane Centre (CHC; Centre canadien de prévision des ouragans) is a division of the Meteorological Service of Canada, an agency of Canada's Department of the Environment, that advises Canadians on the threat of tropical cyclones such as hurricanes and tropical storms.

Minister of Environment and Climate Change

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The Minister may also appoint members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, fishery officers, parks officers, customs officers and conservation officers of provincial and territorial governments as enforcement officers and to allow them to exercise the powers and privilege of Environment Canada officers.
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Ministre de l'Environnement et du Changement Climatique) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's environment department, Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Water Survey of Canada

The Water Survey of Canada (WSC) is a scientific branch of Environment and Climate Change Canada, responsible for monitoring the nation's freshwater resources.

Weather forecasting

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Examples include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service (NWS) and Environment Canada's Meteorological Service (MSC).

Canadian Ice Service

The Canadian Ice Service (CIS) is a division of the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC), and a branch of Canada's Department of the Environment.

Air pollution

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The Air Quality Health Index or "AQHI" is a federal program jointly coordinated by Health Canada and Environment Canada.

National Pollutant Release Inventory

Over 300 substances are listed on the NPRI, and over 8,000 facilities annually report information on their pollutant releases and transfers to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Alberta Hail Project

Alberta Hail Studies
The Alberta Hail Project was a research project sponsored by the Alberta Research Council and Environment Canada to study hailstorm physics and dynamics in order to design and test means for suppressing hail.

Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics

After Environment Canada formally supported the initiative in 1991, the ARET Stakeholder committee was formed to participate in the program.

Ernie Cooper

In 1992, he became a Federal Game Officer for Environment Canada and Canada's first wildlife inspector.

Canada Wildlife Act

Canada Wildlife Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-9) Amended in June 2012 by Bill C-38 'allows for the creation, management and protection of wildlife areas' to preserve habitats, particularly for at risk species and requires permits for specified activities in designated wildlife areas.
It specifies the requirements for a geographic area in Canada to be designated a National Wildlife Area by the Canadian Wildlife Service division of Environment Canada.

Peter Kent

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In December 2011, Ministry of the Environment (Canada) Peter Kent announced Canada's withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol one day after negotiators from nearly 200 countries meeting in Durban, South Africa at the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference (November 28 – December 11), completed a marathon of climate talks to establish a new treaty to limit carbon emissions.[1] The Durban talks were leading to a new binding treaty with targets for all countries to take effect in 2020.
His statement was later contrasted by a "secret" Environment Canada presentation released under FOI.

North American Game Warden Museum

As necessary, they will work in tandem with appropriate national or federal agencies, such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or Environment Canada.

Ministry (government department)

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Environment and Climate Change Canada (or simply its former name, Environment Canada, or EC) (Environnement et Changement climatique Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10 ), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.