Share your ideas: consultation on the modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Current status: Open

This consultation will be open from January 17 to March 15, 2024.

Share your ideas on how to strengthen the environmental protection of the regulations, widen their scope to address the transformation of the pulp and paper industry and streamline the provisions to reduce burden and improve efficiency.

Join in: How to participate

To learn how we will protect your privacy during this consultation, read our privacy statement.

To help you prepare your input, please read the Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations – Update to the Detailed Proposal for Consultation or participate virtually in one of the information sessions. Please register by contacting refpppper@ec.gc.ca.

Send us an email

Share your ideas or comments by emailing us at refpppper@ec.gc.ca

Participate by mail

Share your ideas or comments by mail to the address listed below.

Who is the focus of this consultation

We would like to hear from:

  • Indigenous peoples
  • provincial, territorial and local governments
  • industry stakeholders and association members
  • non-governmental organizations
  • general public

Key questions for discussion

The new 2024 proposal presents adjustments to the 2019 proposal. Are these adjustments adequate?

Are there any other considerations that should be included in our proposal?

Related information

Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations – Update to Detailed Proposal for Consultation: January 2024

Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations Detailed Proposal for Consultation: May 2019

Proposed Modernization of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations Consultation Document: September 2017

Status Report on the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations

Environment and Climate Change Canada's environmental effects monitoring website

Webinar dates

Language Date Time Type of session
English January 31, 2024
1:00PM-2:30PM EST General overview session
French January 31, 2024 10:00AM-11:30AM EST General overview session
English February 1, 2024 1:00PM-2:30PM EST General overview session for Indigenous Peoples
French February 1, 2024 10:00AM-11:30AM EST General overview session for Indigenous Peoples

Contact us

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Bernard Lupien, Manager, Environmental Effects Monitoring and Forest Products
Forest Products and Fisheries Act Division
351, Boulevard Saint-Joseph - 19th Floor
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3

E-mail: refpppper@ec.gc.ca

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