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INVESTMENTS IN CANADA’S NORTH   

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The Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) in Mine Tailings project will advance new technologies for mineralizing CO2 captured from air and flue gas within the mineral waste stream of mine operations. This will sequester CO2 as a stable and benign carbonate and achieve a net reduction in the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of mine operations.


Backgrounder: Canada Leads the World in Accelerating a Clean Energy Future 

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Canada welcomed over 25 countries to the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial where countries discussed progress toward advancing the development of global clean energy policy, technology and innovation. Canada outlined principles to achieve a cleaner energy future, while promoting sustainability, resilience and energy security. These aims include the need to be inclusive and harness the leadership of women, Indigenous peoples and youth in developing the most innovative solutions.


ENERGY FUTURE ANNOUNCEMENT  BACKGROUNDER

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Project summaryThe Haida Gwaii Clean Energy Project seeks to transition the island to 100 percent renewable energy using a multi-phased approach. The Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities program will fund Phase 1 of this project, which has two distinct stages. Local training programs as well as community energy literacy will be incorporated in each aspect of the project.


Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience for Water Systems in Southern Ontario

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On February 22, 2019, Gagan Sikand, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, announced more than $1.3 million to support six climate change projects in Southern Ontario focused on water management and infrastructure, through Natural Resources Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Program.


Government of Canada Announces Support for Workers in Canada’s Oil and Gas Sector

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The Government of Canada today announced more than $1.6 billion to support jobs and workers in Canada’s oil and gas sector, as Canada seeks to diversify export markets for its resources beyond the United States. These measures will support workers and their families, foster competitiveness and improve the long-term environmental performance of the oil and gas sector.


SMART GRID PROGRAM

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A smart electrical grid is one that makes better use of existing generation, transmission and distribution assets, increases energy efficiency, ensures safer and more secure delivery of electricity and ultimately provides a higher quality of service for customers.


Clean Energy Projects

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Husky Oil — $9.4 million for a project that uses Hydrogen-Donor Diluent Reduction technology.


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