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Environment committee   and the ecosystems they depend on to adapt to and mitigate impacts of climate change by protecting and restoring healthy, resilient ecosystems and contributing to the recovery of species at risk. Under the Species at Risk Act, Parks Canada is responsible for the protection of individual species

May 1st, 2018Committee meeting

Rob Prosper

Environment committee   doing a feminist systems policy. That links to SDG X. We're doing climate change. That links to SDG 13.” What I guess auditors would look at is this. You've signed on to the objectives. Look at all of them; look at all the targets. Decide which ones will be Canadian targets

May 1st, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee   view, is the close connection between energy policy, greenhouse gas emissions, and Canada’s climate change commitments. I think it is self-evident that there is a close connection between energy policy and climate policy, simply because the extraction, processing, production

April 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Professor Nigel Bankes

Environment committee   infrastructure but also the financial and physical risks that climate change poses to energy infrastructure. We recommend including climate considerations in the purpose of the act, in the reporting and advising responsibilities of the regulator, and in the factors considered in issuing

April 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Duncan Kenyon

Environment committee   worked for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and for Environment and Climate Change Canada where I was directly involved in federal impact assessments. I am accompanied here today by my colleague Mark Freberg, who also has extensive environmental assessment experience

April 26th, 2018Committee meeting

Sheila Risbud

Environment committee   of Environment and Climate Change, entrusted, among other things, with studying the reform of environmental assessment. I am actively involved in that process. I listened to most of the testimony from the English Canada environmental groups, as well as from indigenous groups. The QELC

April 26th, 2018Committee meeting

Karine Péloffy

Environment committee  That's an interesting question. I wondered if somebody was going to bring it up. I would say yes. Siting is obviously important whatever you're talking about, but we recognize too that renewable energy is addressing a serious problem we have, which is climate change. We've

April 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Mark Butler

Environment committee   that the expanded list does clarify, in fact it largely reflects, the practice of the board, which has been to take into account a broader range of considerations. What's missing in the CER legislation is any specific reference to climate change, and we've already discussed that. What's more

April 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Prof. Nigel Bankes

Environment committee  All right. You have also suggested that policy debates regarding ongoing climate change and first nations issues and a few other issues should be dealt with before the assessment process begins. Is that correct?

April 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative

Environment committee   international or national environmental, climate change, or biodiversity obligations. These bottom lines should not be reduced to optional considerations, which is currently the case with the proposed legislation. Proposed section 63 ought to be amended accordingly. The bill also does

April 18th, 2018Committee meeting

Joshua Ginsberg

Environment committee   to state that we're very clearly supportive of many of the policies of government and what they're doing. We're very supportive of the climate change work and a price on carbon. Our CEO has been out there publicly talking about putting a price on carbon. We're a strong believer

April 17th, 2018Committee meeting

Virginia Flood

Environment committee  , scale, and scope of environmental regulatory change in Canada today is rapid and vast, and is likely unprecedented. We recognize the need to address environmental concerns related to climate change, and the desire of government to restore confidence in the regulations related

April 17th, 2018Committee meeting

Virginia Flood

Environment committee   a proper forum in which to debate larger proposals, so issues about a mine were really about planning for the eastern slopes of the Rockies, and issues about oil sands were really about Canada's climate change direction. One of the most important things this act does is to actually

April 17th, 2018Committee meeting

Professor Stewart Elgie

Environment committee  , and 84 of the bill, which set out the factors to be considered when impact assessment is ongoing, we need to include that the impacts of the project on an ecosystem's biodiversity is a factor. Currently those sections consider climate change, but biodiversity and biodiversity loss

April 17th, 2018Committee meeting

Alison Ronson

Environment committee  Absolutely. Madam Chair, thank you for this opportunity to present our collaborative report on climate change action in Canada, which as tabled in the House of Commons earlier this morning. Joining me is Kimberley Leach. She's the principal responsible for this project

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand