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Environment committee   with the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. I think it's well beyond my station to comment on the appropriateness of that, but I would simply observe that the way Parks Canada Agency is organized is that there are a number of directorates, and each has an equal place at the executive

October 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Norman Shields

Environment committee   with subject and moving towards object. I raise that specifically in relation to issues of climate change. There is an effect of climate change that will be affecting cultural heritage and cultural practice profoundly. The change in the movement of herds—caribou, for example, where I am

October 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Lisa Prosper

Environment committee   decided to go after environmental charities, and they chose as their weapon the Canada Revenue Agency, threatening to take away charitable status from groups that were very strong proponents of climate change issues. Many of these groups also deal with our environmental heritage

October 3rd, 2017Committee meeting

Robert Eisenberg

Environment committee   why this is important. I want to remind you that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which is the global authority on climate change, has been clear in expressing how important existing buildings are when it comes to reaching carbon targets. Heritage buildings

September 26th, 2017Committee meeting

Mark Brandt

Environment committee   it has value, but because of its ability to perform to achieve our goals towards sustainable development and the impacts of climate change.

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Christophe Rivet

Environment committee  Perhaps it comes back to Christophe again. You mentioned climate change and its impact on heritage. Would you like to expand on that a bit for us?

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP

Environment committee   stay or not; that is, can they play an active role in fighting and addressing the challenges of climate change. We shouldn't presume that what exists doesn't perform. We should look at how it performs and whether it meets the goals of our communities.

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Christophe Rivet

Environment committee  Thank you very much, Madam Chair. On behalf of ICOMOS Canada, I would like to thank the committee for initiating this important study. We believe it is timely to address this subject, because it is about protecting a human right, addressing the challenges of climate change

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Christophe Rivet

Environment committee   anxieties are our preoccupation. These include globalization, climate change, terrorism, and things like that. To be a healthy society, we need to embrace our past. Today, we have a chance to move Canada steps closer to what has already occurred in most G20 countries, namely, to support

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Andrew Waldron

Environment committee   the minister responsible for Parks Canada, who is the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, with responsibility for national historic sites, historic canals, heritage railway stations, heritage lighthouses, federal heritage buildings, historic places in Canada—hence the register

September 21st, 2017Committee meeting

Prof. Christina Cameron

Environment committee  I don't think we have this information right now. We are currently conducting some kind of an assessment, trying to understand the impact of climate change on the conservation of our cultural resources. We are just in the early days of doing that, so I wouldn't have a percentage

September 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Joëlle Montminy

Environment committee   and Climate Change, who is the minister responsible for Parks Canada, and the Government of Canada, therefore, on the commemoration of places, persons, and events of national historic significance. It has done this since 1919, when it was founded by an order in council. I also

September 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Richard Alway

Environment committee   business. Why would a parliamentary committee be concerned with the state of historic places in Canada? I think there are lots of great reasons. For a start, there is the potential for positive impacts on climate change. Canada's buildings are the third-largest greenhouse gas emitting

September 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Natalie Bull

Environment committee   cultural heritage. The effects of climate change and environmental forces are increasingly being felt by Parks Canada and others, be it the loss of permafrost, extreme weather, or erosion. Some work is currently under way in some Canadian jurisdictions to examine mitigation

September 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Joëlle Montminy

Environment committee  —comment briefly, I think that's a good idea, but I noted in reading the proceedings of the last time these ladies and gentlemen were here, that Mr. Bossio said that he wanted to ask questions about climate change because we were about to study that, and that has fallen off

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP