Share your ideas: Review of the Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Current status: Open

Opened on May 13, 2024 and will close to new input on July 15, 2024.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is seeking input and comments on topics and questions related to the Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (the Regulations).

Administrative monetary penalties:

The goal of this consultation is to evaluate the implementation of the Regulations and determine whether modifications, such as amendments, are required to improve the effectiveness of the Regulations.

Please share your input and comments with ECCC relating to the following:

Key questions for discussion

The Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations Discussion Paper summarizes information on the Regulations and identifies specific areas and questions that will help determine the best options to improve the effectiveness of the Regulations.

We want to know your thoughts about:

Join in: how to participate

Send us an email

Send an email to DGAL-EB-Consultations@ec.gc.ca with your ideas and input.

Please put “EVAMPR Stock Review Consultation” in the subject line.

Participate in virtual meetings

Upon request, virtual meetings can be arranged to present the discussion document. Connect with us using the contact information below.

Who is the focus of this consultation

We invite all interested parties who are affected by the Regulations to participate in this consultation, including:

Privacy Act Notice Statement

The personal information is collected under the authority of section 5 of the Department of the Environment Act and subsection 7(1) of the Financial Administration Act.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is undertaking a review of the Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (the Regulations), following ECCC's regulatory stock review plan. As part of the review process, departments and agencies must conduct consultations with external stakeholders. All comments received during this consultation will be considered when making the recommendation with respect to the regulations.

The information is collected, used and disclosed for the purpose of collecting feedback from interested stakeholders and Indigenous peoples on the implementation of the Regulations. All comments received will be considered when determining whether modifications, such as amendments to the Regulations, are required to further improve and modernize the Regulations. The final recommendations will be published on the ECCC stock review page. Input from the consultations will also be summarized into a publicly available what-we-heard report after the review is complete. Please refrain from using personal identifying information in your responses. Your participation and decision to answer any question in this consultation process is voluntary.

The personal information created, held or collected by Environment and Climate Change Canada is protected under the Privacy Act. Information in this consultation process will be used, disclosed and retained in accordance with the conditions listed in the Personal Information Bank Outreach Activities PSU 938.

Any questions or comments regarding this privacy notice may be directed to Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Access to Information and Privacy Division at ECATIP-ECAIPRP@ec.gc.ca . If you are not satisfied that we have adequately respected your privacy, you have a right to file a complaint. You may contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada by calling their information center at 1-800-282-1376 or by visiting their contact page.

Related information

Contact us

Environmental Enforcement Directorate
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St. Joseph Blvd.
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3

Email: DGAL-EB-Consultations@ec.gc.ca
Please put “EVAMPR Stock Review Consultation” in the subject line.

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