Government Commitments: Environment

Exploring Theme: "Climate Change"

Updates on this page: 7
 

July 11, 2024


Environment Ministers Discuss Priorities for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience and Explore Carbon Management

NationTalk: Federal, provincial, and territorial environment ministers discussed climate change adaptation and resilience, and carbon management at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) held yesterday. “Newfoundland and Labrador was pleased to host the 2024 meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment and discuss ways we...

May 6, 2024


The Governments of Canada and Yukon Announce Funding to Further Support Flood Mapping Efforts in the Yukon

NationTalk: Natural Resources Canada – Communities and governments are working together to prepare for and adapt to impacts of climate change, to help improve quality of life for Canadians in higher-risk areas, and to reduce the costs of disasters. In Canada, flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster, causing damage to households, property...

August 29, 2023


Polar Knowledge Canada provides $1.7 million toward Yukon Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies

Cambridge Bay, Nunavut NationTalk: Polar Knowledge Canada, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut – As this year’s wildfire season has shown us, Northern and Indigenous communities are already feeling the devastating effects of climate change, and it’s crucial that they have the tools they need to lead on adapting to the changing environment. Today, Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR)...

July 5, 2023


Métis settlements eligible for relief under Alberta’s new Disaster Recovery Program

WindSpeaker.com: Métis settlements have complex needs following the recent wildfires in Alberta, and the provincial government is “just trying to figure out how we can meet their needs and the complexities,” said Deputy Premier and Public Safety Minister Mike Ellis July 4. Ellis joined with Municipal Affairs Minister Ric McIver to announce a $175 million...

July 4, 2023


$50M Indigenous-led evacuation center to be opened next spring by Missanabie Cree Nation

APTN News: First Nations in northern Ontario will soon have a culturally responsive emergency center to wait out emergencies like wildfires or floods. “First Nation communities have been in crisis for the last 200 years, and it hasn’t really relented and as we see whether it’s precipitated by intergenerational trauma, the social impacts of it...

June 19, 2023


Government of Canada and Assembly of First Nations chart a joint path for new and updated priorities on climate action

NationTalk: Supporting Indigenous climate leadership and co-developing solutions to address climate change in First Nations’ communities is central to advancing reconciliation and self-determination. Today, the Assembly of First Nations and the Government of Canada released the fifth Annual Report of the Joint Committee on Climate Action. The Joint Committee on Climate Action’s efforts are rooted...

April 27, 2023


Davie announces funding for the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (CANADA) to expand the Arctic Corridors and Northern Voices Program

NationTalk – Chantier Davie Canada Inc. (Davie), Canada’s largest shipbuilder and home to the National Icebreaker Centre, today announced funding of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (CANADA) for the expansion of the Arctic Corridors and Northern Voices program. The Arctic Corridors and Northern Voices program, a recipient of the Governor General’s Innovation Award,...