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Federal offset protocol: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Refrigeration Systems

| Environment and Climate Change Canada | backgrounders

Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System provides an incentive to undertake projects in Canada that reduce greenhouse gases—either by preventing them from being emitted, or by removing them from the atmosphere—that go beyond legal requirements and business-as-usual practices, and that are not subject to carbon pollution pricing.

Here’s a win: Lead is rolling off the rim Government of Canada takes action to stop the manufacture and import of lead wheel weights

| Environment and Climate Change Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada recognizes that lead is a highly toxic metal and is taking action to prohibit the manufacture and import of lead wheel weights. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced the publication of the Prohibition of the Manufacture and Importation of Wheel Weights Containing Lead Regulations

UPDATE – Strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and recognizing a right to a healthy environment

| Environment and Climate Change Canada | backgrounders

Since its reintroduction in February 2022, the bill Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act, also known as Bill S-5, has been carefully studied and reviewed; it first underwent a review by the Senate and is currently under review by the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

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