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Environment committee   into water at active mine sites. Environment and Climate Change Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada determine whether a natural water body can be used to store waste from mines. We found that the departments adequately reviewed storage options, consulted local and indigenous

June 10th, 2019Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  Okay, sure. Here's my question. When the government announced its pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change in October of 2016, it also announced the price, starting at $10 a tonne and moving to $50 a tonne by 2022. The assumption at the time

June 12th, 2019Committee meeting

Michael ChongConservative

Environment committee  When we were doing our study on climate change, we heard from farmers and people in the agriculture industry that there are certainly some reductions in carbon costs to them, but there were also other activities—such as drying grain, for example—that required a different kind

June 12th, 2019Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP

Environment committee   context on the role of forest management in supporting disaster mitigation and adaptation in the face of climate change. FPAC provides a voice for Canada's wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade and environmental affairs. Let me give you

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Kate Lindsay

Environment committee   proper planning and adaptation. Quinte Conservation developed a climate change strategy in 2016, recognizing the reality of extreme weather events related to flooding, drought and an increase in intense rainfall. Several action items have been developed with the aim of meeting our

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Bradley McNevin

Environment committee   observation was that this hasn't been formalized, standardized and incorporated into the DNA of the department, if you will, and that's where we're at now. It's to recognize that in a world of climate change, changing species and the movement of these species with increasing trade, we have

June 10th, 2019Committee meeting

Nicholas Winfield

Environment committee  Thank you. I will move to Environment and Climate Change Canada. Some 23 of over 200 federal organizations were considered during the report on the non-tax subsidies. I think the commissioner may have touched on this, but how do you pick and choose which organizations

June 10th, 2019Committee meeting

Darren FisherLiberal

Environment committee  Hi. It's Heather McCready from Environment and Climate Change Canada. I am the Deputy Chief Enforcement Officer. As with many things having to do with water, the jurisdiction is shared between the province and the federal government. So, both are responsible.

June 10th, 2019Committee meeting

Heather McCready

Environment committee   in a healthy manner. If you get anything less than that, particularly when we see climate change advancing, forests will feel the effects of climate change. They won't be able to adapt as readily to climate change. You need to have that large, healthy, contiguous, diverse forest in order

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Rob Keen

Environment committee  Three years ago our CEO went coast to coast in this country with the message that climate change is a clear and present danger, and that whereas there is a national conversation around mitigating future risk, most Canadians are not connecting the dots and realizing that it's

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Craig Stewart

Environment committee   as one of four pillars of the pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change. Although we requested in 2016 that this plan deal comprehensively with flooding and made a thorough multi-partner submission to this effect, it does not do so. Second, Canada has a new all

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Craig Stewart

Environment committee  Is the Insurance Bureau funding any proactive initiatives related to climate change? For example, would the insurance industry produce best management practices on water management, or any of those kinds of initiatives? Are you putting your money into any proactive things

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP

Environment committee  Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks, folks. I'll go with Ms. Lindsay if I could. We know that Canada's forests can be altered by climate change, just as certain forestry practices can alter a forest's ability to mitigate climate change. Now in Nova Scotia we have very little Crown

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Darren FisherLiberal

Environment committee  Thank you. Thank you for being here today. My rural riding is in southeastern British Columbia. I have over a dozen lumber mills in my area. Ms. Lindsay, I have some questions about the industry and planning for climate change. There's a lot of concern in my riding about

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP

Environment committee  That's great. Thank you. It's a good question. The industry has been concerned with it for some time. I worked in the industry about 15 years ago, and a slope stability expert was required on staff to do the engineering layout. In the face of climate change it needs

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Kate Lindsay