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Environment committee  I don't think we have any information on that. That's an issue that the department doesn't.... As with any department that is involved in prosecution, we provide information and evidence. However, with regard to prosecution decisions and the management of prosecutions, those deci

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  That's correct.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  That's correct.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  The money that we were transferring was transferred to the Department of Justice, the public prosecution service—

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  I just wanted to emphasize that we also have direct transfer programs to support developing countries, and then we have our domestic R and D, much of which is focused on building Canadian export capacity.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  We'll absolutely provide the material the department has developed related primarily to the design and impact of the federal carbon pricing system on the agricultural community.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  Again, those programs are just starting, so very few decisions around disbursements have been made. However, we do have descriptions of the programs, which include descriptions of all of the first nation communities that are participating in the program, and we can provide those

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  Maybe I can respond. As public servants, we implement decisions made by the government. It's up to elected members, such as you, to make those sorts of decisions. Many of the programs we implement, ranging from basic science up to regulations and then programs that transfer mo

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  I don't think we have anybody from international here, so I'll address the question. I take it the question was primarily focused on international climate change activities. We have a range of international climate change activities. We are active participants in the United Nati

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  This is an issue of concern and interest to the government. The initial design of the carbon-pricing system explicitly addressed considerations of the agricultural community. The federal pricing system is designed to minimize the impact on the agricultural community.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  I can provide the committee with documents around the design of the federal pricing system as well as documents we developed with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada that describe the impact of the carbon pricing system on various components of the agricultural sector. I'd be happy

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  I'll emphasize that the measurement and modelling address emissions and sequestration. Our reports are designed to account for sequestration, in other words, the amount of carbon, for example, that certain farming and forestry practices take out of the atmosphere.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  Environment and Climate Change Canada does the modelling. We are supported with some data from other departments, but all of the modelling is done by the department. As my colleague emphasized, the actual modelling approach, particularly for farming impacts and forestry impacts,

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  I don't think I can say that any one community will receive an equal amount to others, but the program is targeting all affected communities regardless of any position they took during the consultations. It's actually primarily not a program for dispensing money directly to a com

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet

Environment committee  Ultimately, a lot of it will, for capacity building, but some of it will also be dedicated to doing environmental studies on issues identified by indigenous communities.

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

John Moffet