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Progress of Bills, regulations and guidelines Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Throughout the year, the federal, provincial and territorial governments introduce Bills, bring Acts into force, and draft and file new regulations and guidelines. Among them are:
10/28/2020 | Full Story

NOVA SCOTIA - environment legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Plastic Bags Reduction Act. New Act. In force October 30, 2020.
10/28/2020 | Full Story

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - environment legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Plastic Retail Bag Regulations. New regulation under the Environmental Protection Act. Effective October 1, 2020.
10/28/2020 | Full Story

Ottawa proposing to ban six types of single-use plastics Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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In a recent announcement of the steps Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) will take to achieve “zero plastic waste” by 2030, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson said a key part of the plan is to...
10/28/2020 | Full Story

Feds will promote national EPR program as part of new plastics strategy Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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In the shadow of the headline-grabbing announcement of a ban on six problematic plastic products, there lurks a far more environmentally significant announcement: the federal government will develop regulations requiring a minimum recycled...
10/9/2020 | Full Story

Que preparing new sustainable development strategy for post-pandemic period Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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The Quebec government has launched a public consultation on a new sustainable development strategy that will guide policy over the period 2022-2027. The new strategy will be arriving a year behind schedule. Quebec’s current strategy...
10/9/2020 | Full Story

The 2020 Speech from the Throne Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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The tradition for Speeches from the Throne is that they are only gently seasoned with specific commitments. Their role is to describe the general direction of the next session of Parliament, not itemize upcoming legislation.
9/25/2020 | Full Story

BC says it will approve municipal plastic bag bans Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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British Columbia (B.C.) now says it will approve bylaws banning single-use plastics for the municipalities of Richmond, Victoria, Saanich, Tofino and Ucluelet, clearing the way for those communities to implement their bans. It will also...
9/18/2020 | Full Story

Waste worries: NGOs call for tough producer responsibility regulations in Ontario Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Fifty-two environmental and civil society groups are calling on Ontario’s provincial government to adopt a regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016 that ensures products and services are...
8/28/2020 | Full Story

COLUMN: New report, research article offer first steps toward solution of plastics problem Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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A report from an international panel of experts assembled by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the international consultancy SYSTEMIQ, “Breaking the Plastic Wave: A Comprehensive Assessment of Pathways Towards Stopping Ocean Plastic...
8/14/2020 | Full Story

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