Acts and regulations: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Acts and regulations administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Services and information


List of acts administered by the department.

Environmental agreements

List of agreements with other levels of government, or international partners.


Permits issued by the department for a variety of commercial, industrial and recreational activities.


Regulations administered by the department.

Canadian Environmental Protection Act Registry

Current information related to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

Species at Risk Public Registry

Current information related to the Species at Risk Act.

Forward Regulatory Plan

The deparment's anticipated changes or actions related to regulations over the next two years.

Service standards

Service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations issued by the department.

Interpretation policy

Guidelines to ensure regulations are applied in a fair, predictable and consistent manner.

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Administrative Burden Baseline

Requirements in regulations that impose administrative burden on business.

Pollution and waste: acts, regulations and agreements

Acts, regulations and agreements related to pollution and waste management.

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