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Environment committee  Good afternoon. Good afternoon, Madam Chair. I am pleased to be here to speak on behalf of Public Safety Canada, with my colleagues from Environment and Climate Change Canada, Infrastructure Canada, Health Canada, and the National Research Council of Canada, to follow up

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Lori MacDonald

Environment committee  . As well, in early 2018, a collaborative report on climate change prepared with the provinces and territories will also be tabled, as a special tabling. In 2009, Canada and the other G20 countries officially recognized that inefficient fossil fuel subsidies undermine efforts to deal

June 14th, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  Good afternoon. I'm pleased to be here with you today to discuss the 2017-18 supplementary estimates (A) for Environment and Climate Change Canada. In terms of these estimates, they include a total of $24.1 million in new spending that requires parliamentary approval

June 12th, 2017Committee meeting

Carol Najm

Environment committee   and bridges, and water, waste-water, and public transit infrastructure. We are working with other federal departments, provinces and territories to determine how best to integrate climate change mitigation and resilience considerations in our infrastructure investments

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Laura Di Paolo

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

Environment committee  Well, I'm saying, okay, we've had them back a second time, and we still haven't studied climate change. If he were here, he might say, “Well, maybe I will ask those questions.” I think this is great, but I still stand with what the commissioner said. We're just touching

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee   or municipality will come to the federal government and say “disaster assistance”. Isn't it time, given the fact that we know that we have climate change, that unpredictable things can happen...? We know that there have been developments in flood plains, and we know that new developments

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee  . It was created in 1972. Our life has changed since 1972. We're talking about things like severe weather and climate change and what that means to us. We have to really rethink how we approach this. The conversations with the Insurance Bureau are very timely in terms of the review coming up

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Lori MacDonald

Environment committee  I want to go back and comment on this whole issue of flood insurance. One of the comments was that the lack of action on climate change is having an impact on flooding. I would not think that the people now are any smarter than the people were a little while ago, but here's

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Bev ShipleyConservative

Environment committee  Do you have a sense as to what the impact is in terms of dollars with respect to climate change?

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Mark GerretsenLiberal

Environment committee   in climate change, they're really man-made occurrences—but some of this is also for strategic reasons, such as preventing the release of water from Lake Ontario in order to protect downstream municipalities or communities, and in the process, you're flooding some of the upstream ones

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Mark GerretsenLiberal

Environment committee   to what we'll be launching in the very near term through the integrated bilateral agreements with provinces and territories for climate change mitigation projects—

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Laura Di Paolo

Environment committee  I'm at Environment and Climate Change Canada. I'm not in a position to answer that. I'm here as a witness for the green municipal fund and the IDF curves. We'd have to get back to you on that.

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Eric Gagné

Environment committee  I'm not sure if my colleagues from Environment and Climate Change or NRCan could answer that question. I don't have knowledge of that. I'm sorry.

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Lori MacDonald

Environment committee  , we work with other government departments—Environment and Climate Change Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Infrastructure Canada—with respect to what things we need to put in place purely from a mitigative perspective. We need to advance much further in terms of mitigation

June 19th, 2017Committee meeting

Lori MacDonald