The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, officially launched a call for proposals to fund clean fuels awareness projects. The callout seeks proposals for innovative projects that aim to increase awareness and reduce knowledge gaps among Canadians and industry on all clean fuel types and clean fuel technologies in the sector. These include biofuels such as cellulosic ethanol, renewable diesel, synthetic fuels and sustainable aviation fuel, as well as gaseous fuels such as hydrogen and renewable natural gas.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $525,000 investment in the Region of Peel to install 69 EV chargers at workplaces, public places and for light-duty fleets in Peel.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, and Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, participated at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, the world’s premier annual exploration and mining event.
Today, the Government of Canada and the Yukon Government have come to a joint decision that concludes the environmental and socio-economic assessment process for the Kudz Ze Kayah project. The project can now proceed to the regulatory phase.
Critical minerals are essential to powering the green, digital economy of tomorrow. Increasing demand and constrained supply of these all-important minerals are presenting Canada with a generational economic opportunity, and the Government of Canada is committed to seizing that opportunity while delivering on its ambitious climate and nature goals.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) as the grand prize winner of the $5-million Crush It! Challenge. The prize was awarded for the best energy breakthrough for the crushing and grinding of rocks, or comminution, which is one of the most energy-intensive processes in the mining industry.
Reducing pollution from the transportation sector is critical to Canada achieving its climate targets. That’s why the Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to purchase, charge and drive electric vehicles (EV) in New Brunswick and across the country.
Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $83,938 investment in WSC Colpitts Developments (2003) Ltd. to install 22 Level 2 EV chargers in a number of multi-unit residential buildings across Fredericton.
Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, celebrated the official occupancy of oN5, which is constructed using high-performance, insulated, prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, congratulated the winners of the 2022 ENERGY STAR Canada Awards for their remarkable contributions in promoting the most energy-efficient products, new homes and buildings — inspiring Canadians to regularly take action on climate change.