Canada’s Air Pollutant Emissions Inventory Report 2022: acknowledgements

The Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) wishes to acknowledge the individuals and organizations that contributed to Canada’s Air Pollutant Emissions Inventory Report 1990–2020 and emission summary tables prepared for submission to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) under the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Pollution (CLRTAP). The Division would like to highlight the contributions of the following inventory compilers, authors and reviewers, whose work helped to improve this year’s inventory report and estimates:

Michael Aide-Akhibi, Jérôme Alary, Sean Angel, Alice Au, Warren Baker, Pegah Baratzadeh, Owen Barrigar, Dominique Blain, Zachary Campbell, Ashton Cunje, Corey Flemming, Vanessa Gagnon-Chantereau, Brandon Greenlaw, Chia Ha, Valentina Idrissova, Jordon Kay, Lyna Lapointe-Elmrabti, Emil Laurin, Geneviève LeBlanc-Power, Catherine Lee, Jonathan Lee, Chang Liang, Miren Lorente, Douglas MacDonald, Monique Murphy, Kristen Obeda, Raphaëlle Pelland St-Pierre, Lindsay Pratt, Catherine Robert, Duane Smith, Steve Smyth, Anne-Marie St-Laurent Thibault, Brittany Sullivan, Brett Taylor, Shawn Tobin, Kristine Tracey, Melanie Vanderpol and Nick Zhao.

The development and maintenance of a central data compilation and reporting framework, including processing facility-reported data and the generation of comprehensive emission tables, was led by Jérôme Alary and Catherine Robert. The compilation of Nomenclature for Reporting (NFR) tables for submission to the UNECE was led by Pegah Baratzadeh.

Coordination of the report was led by Raphaëlle Pelland St-Pierre. Compilation and layout of the report for publication was carried out by Marida Waters with the support of Bruna Sunye. Web page development was carried out by David Maher. Editing and translation services were provided by Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Special thanks are given to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) Data Collection Section of the Program Integration Division of ECCC for providing database extracts from the 2020 NPRI. Special thanks are also given to Richard Holt and Navin Sundar of the Cross Sectoral Energy Division of ECCC for implementing the Marine Emissions Inventory Tool. In addition, we would like to express our appreciation to Jean-François Brisson of the Forest Products and Fisheries Act Division of ECCC for his assistance in preparing emission estimates of the Wood Products sector.

We would like to acknowledge the efforts of our colleagues from the Environment and Energy Statistics Division at Statistics Canada, especially Paul Allard, Corben Bristow, Sheri Fritzsche, Norman Fyfe, Tracy Hart, Evona Jamroz, Russ Kowaluk, Jiahua Li, Kristin Loiselle-Lapointe, Maya Murphy, Rowan Spence, Donna Stephens, Michael Warbanski, Lloyd Widdis and Dores Zuccarini for their help in compiling, analyzing and interpreting Canada’s energy supply and demand data, as well as Amélie Angers, Manon Dupuis, Debbie Mair and Sean Fagan from the Centre for Special Business Projects for their data confidentiality assessment and data sharing dissemination services. We wish to thank the Environment and Energy Statistics Division Director, Carolyn Cahill and Assistant Directors, René Beaudoin and Jeff Fritzsche for their support.

Of the numerous people and organizations that provided support and information, we are especially indebted to the many individuals from the federal, provincial and territorial governments, industry and industry associations, consulting firms and universities who provided technical and scientific support.

Readers’ Comments Correspondence

Comments regarding the contents of this report should be addressed to:

Lindsay Pratt, Acting Director
Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division
Science and Risk Assessment Directorate
Science and Technology Branch
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard, 7th Floor
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3

Telephone: 1-877-877-8375

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