Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, launched a call for proposals to create good middle-class jobs through the federal government’s $2.6 billion green retrofit program.
Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., the Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced that the Ottawa Community Foundation is launching the Ottawa Climate Action Fund (OCAF) as a member of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network.
The Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $245,000 in funding to Homalco First Nation to grow Homalco Forestry Initiatives, which provides forest management and timber harvesting services within the community’s tradition territory in Campbell River on Vancouver Island.
Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced today an investment of $90,000 for a study that explores power system options to help reduce diesel dependency in Labrador’s remote and Indigenous communities.
Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of $469,973 to Service New Brunswick’s Energy Management branch to support the implementation of a government-wide energy management and reporting system.
The Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $155,280 in funding to Wiikwemkoong Unceded Indian Reserve to expand its Forest Resource Inventory business, which will help enhance their ability to bid on forest industry and government procurement contracts.
Canada’s forest sector is a vital source of jobs for Canadians and provides economic, social and environmental benefits across the country. The sector leads innovation through clean technologies, building on a strong foundation that includes a world leading sustainable forest management system.
In partnership with Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, Natural Resources Canada and the National Research Council of Canada today announced the German–Canadian Materials Acceleration Centre (GC-MAC).
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $110,000 investment to the District of Saanich to install 22 Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at municipally owned sites.