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Ottawa, december 9th 2016 – Canada’s premiers and the prime minister concluded today a historical agreement on climate change. The governments jointly released the pan-canadian framework on clean growth and climate change.
Communiqué - 9 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
A strong majority of Canadians support specific government actions to cut global warming pollution by boosting energy-efficient vehicles and products, and developing more clean energy, according to a new national survey conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal. The representative poll of 1,200 Canadians conducted in October shows 73% want their governments to do...
Actualité - 7 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
If governments did more to fight global warming, the benefits would include cleaner air, improved public health and innovation, respondents say in a national survey.  
Communiqué - 5 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Clean energy, Climate change, Renewable energy
The first ministers’ meeting should signal the start of this race to the top, a clean and honest race, with the provinces paving the way for innovative climate policies and the federal government bringing stragglers into the race by using its jurisdictional and spending powers to deploy those policies nationally. It is time that we all flex our imagination and clean...
Actualité - 5 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Following a Cabinet meeting on November 29th, the Government of Canada made two deplorable decisions regarding proposed pipeline projects in Canada, seriously undermining Canada's ability to reach its Paris Agreement commitment. Prime Minister Trudeau announced the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project (conditional upon Kinder Morgan meeting the...
Actualité - 1 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Ottawa, November 29th 2016. Following a Cabinet meeting this morning, the Government of Canada made two deplorable decisions regarding proposed pipeline projects in Canada, seriously undermining Canada's ability to reach its Paris Agreement commitment.
Communiqué - 29 November 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
November 30, 2016 at 19h00 Room A104, Bob Wright Building, University of Victoria Come learn about faith-driven, local and accessible actions of ecological justice and caring for our common home. Presentation on Spirituality and post-COP21 engagement in light of Laudato Si and the Pope’s call to action on the Environment by Steven Guilbeault, Co-Founder and Senior...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures
Newman Theological College, Gathering Area 10012-84 Street NW, Edmonton T6A 0B2   In the encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has asked as to begin a new dialogue, a conversation that “includes everyone”, “ each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents”. On November 30th join us at Newman Theological College...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures, Speakers
Ottawa, November 25th 2016. Federal environment minister Catherine McKenna announced today the beginning of a consultation process to develop a clean fuel standard in Canada. A clean fuel standard is a regulatory requirement to reduce the carbon footprint of all fuels sold in Canada, based on a full lifecycle carbon analysis of the fuel. This would apply to fuels we use in...
Communiqué - 25 November 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Marrakesh, Friday, November 18, 2016 The negotiations of the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Marrakesh, came to a close in the early hours of Friday morning. COP22 aimed to set actions in motion in line with the spirit and hopes of the Paris Agreement. The Canadian delegation continued to play...
Actualité - 23 November 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change