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Environment committee  Thank you, Madam Chair. Good morning. We're very pleased to be here today. I'm pleased to be here on behalf of Environment and Climate Change Canada and to be discussing the implementation of the pan-Canadian framework. I'm Matt Jones from Environment and Climate Change Canada

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

Matt Jones

Environment committee   an environmental outcome, certain timelines have to be imposed. More generally, the overall design philosophy for environmental regulations at Environment and Climate Change Canada is to impose performance standards. What is the outcome that we're looking for? We'll tell you the outcome

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee   the heritage study in there because it was appropriate. The third study was to look at climate change, and it had a whole suite of things that we could look at. It's a very big subject. The clerk and I thought maybe it would be helpful, as we work to put our plan together going forward

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

The ChairLiberal

Environment committee   bring your ideas forward. We'll discuss those as well when we come back. Then there will be a discussion on where we go with the committee on climate change. Have a wonderful holiday. I'm wishing everyone a restful period with their families. Thank you so much for spending today

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

The ChairLiberal

Environment committee   most of the people live, but Canada is mostly a large natural or modified landscape that supports us all. I come from Manitoba, where flooding is a very serious issue. Water management is becoming extremely important. I urge all of you to read the new Manitoba climate change

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

Robert SopuckConservative

Environment committee  I think the climate change plan was intended to be broad. It covers a number of emission sources.

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

Matt Jones

Environment committee  I'm not speaking about infrastructure. You haven't really spoken to those. I'm talking about accelerating replacement of the coal-fired.... I'm talking about reducing reliance on diesel in indigenous...more energy-efficient transportation, and adaptation and climate change

December 12th, 2017Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee  . As you know, Bill C-57 would formally recognize the leadership role of the Treasury Board Secretariat in greening government operations. It is important to note that the centre for greening government will complement the leadership role that Environment and Climate Change Canada

December 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Nick Xenos

Environment committee   transparent and subject to accountability. I understand from the proposed section 3 in Bill C-57 and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada's comments before this committee that the federal sustainable development strategy required under the act must respect and support

December 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee   be some value in looking at expanding it to allow the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to also issue directives to achieve exactly the sorts of things you're talking about.

December 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Andrew Hayes

Environment committee   the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada just doesn't have that same kind of leverage that the central agencies have. I know you recommended that as a committee, and that is why we personally would support that. We've seen it in other countries where that occurs

December 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  When we studied the act, we heard testimony that we should establish an advocate for Canada's future generations, and Environment and Climate Change Canada said, “You already do that. You already are tasked with looking after future generations and their needs.” I understand

December 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Darren FisherLiberal

Environment committee   examined three areas in which the federal government has been working to address climate change. We looked at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to the impacts of climate change, and fostering the development of clean energy technologies. Climate change is one of the defining

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  Hello. My name is Colette Downie, and I work at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. Thank you to the committee for the opportunity to appear today to address findings of the Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change report. I would also like to thank

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Colette Downie

Environment committee  Thank you, Madam Chair. I wish to begin by thanking you for providing me with the opportunity to discuss the important work done by scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada to better understand, predict, and adapt to the impacts of climate change on aquatic environments

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Keith Lennon