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Environment committee   with a number of issues that cross commodities. This is one of those issues that does cross a lot of commodities. One of the things I'll say at the outset is that I'm pleased to see that the committee is looking at what we really accomplish moving forward to deal with climate change

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Ron Bonnett

Environment committee   accomplishments of canola farmers and about how their commitment to continue improving their environmental footprint will help the government achieve its goals under the pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change. Farmers, more than those in other businesses, are impacted

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Rick White

Environment committee  Thank you so much. I do appreciate the opportunity to share some thoughts with you that I hope will prove helpful in your assessment of the biological opportunity to address climate change and clean growth. The intersection of innovation and biological management of carbon has

December 6th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Susan Wood-Bohm

Environment committee  Thank you. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and committee members. Thank you for inviting us to present FPInnovations' view on the contribution of the forestry sector and of innovation, as part of your study on clean growth and climate change in Canada. My name is Stéphane Renou. I

December 6th, 2018Committee meeting

Stéphane Renou

Environment committee   of the Pan-Canadian Framework for Clean Growth and Climate Change and our sector. Let me give you a quick snapshot of how important the forest products sector is to Canada's economy. It is a $69 billion a year industry that represents 2% of Canada's GDP. The industry is one of Canada's

November 29th, 2018Committee meeting

Robert Larocque

Environment committee   a look at how carbon is dealt with. They are not only looking at getting credit for carbon sequestration activities, but more importantly in some countries, it's how they mitigate some of the impacts that they are already feeling on climate change. There is some communication taking

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Ron Bonnett

Environment committee  Thank you very much Thank you for the opportunity to express the views of the Dow Chemical Company as the committee considers its study on clean growth and climate change in Canada: forestry, agriculture and waste. Dow is a global company headquartered in Midland, Michigan

December 6th, 2018Committee meeting

W. Scott Thurlow

Environment committee   that, unfortunately, around the world today, some of the voices that are the loudest in support of climate change policies are also the loudest in opposing the plant and agronomic science that is helping farmers produce more with less. Could you explain that to me? Is this a misunderstanding? I

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Joël GodinConservative

Environment committee   like to be exempt. In your presentation, Mr. White, you touched on taxes. You said, “Farmers would rather be incentivized to help the government achieve its climate change goals rather than be taxed.” Which tax are you referring to?

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Mark Warawa

Environment committee   first and foremost ask is to make sure that whatever happens going forward on climate change farmers are not rendered uncompetitive in the global market, because 90% of what we grow is exported.

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Rick White

Environment committee   in funding for the types of agricultural research that I'm referencing where we can see real benefits spread across the sector that can have real impacts on mitigating climate change and reducing emissions. We are very fortunate to be able to have funding that encourages growers

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Brian Innes

Environment committee  Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks, committee members, for your time. I'm very pleased to be here today to speak on behalf of the Canola Council of Canada to share how the canola industry is contributing to clean growth and climate change mitigation for Canada. Before I start, I

December 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Brian Innes

Environment committee   and their role in Canada's clean growth and climate change strategy. We are, I believe, at a pivotal moment when climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our generation. Investing in science, clean technology and innovation is the new imperative for a low-carbon economy. We

November 22nd, 2018Committee meeting

Beth MacNeil

Environment committee  Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, members. I'm pleased to be here with you today to discuss the 2018-19 supplementary estimates (A) for Environment and Climate Change Canada. With me are Matt Jones, the assistant deputy minister of the pan-Canadian framework

November 20th, 2018Committee meeting

Carol Najm

Environment committee   of agriculture have identified environmental sustainability and climate change as one of six priorities under the partnership. Through the partnership, the Government of Canada, together with the provinces and territories, will provide funding to help this sector grow sustainably in three

November 22nd, 2018Committee meeting

Matt Parry