Carbon pollution pricing: options for a Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset System, chapter 7

Program administration

Environment and Climate Change Canada will be responsible for the followingFootnote 2:

  • overseeing the program’s ongoing operation including establishing and communicating the Federal Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset System program rules through guidance documents and ongoing education to program participants;
  • overseeing Federal Offset Protocol development, review and approval;
  • registering offset projects, issuing verified Offset Credits and retiring Offset Credits after they are used for compliance or voluntary purposes; and
  • providing compliance and enforcement structures and processes.

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