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MP Bains Announces Over 21 Million New Trees in Partnership with Tree Canada  

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Parm Bains, Member of Parliament for Steveston—Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, and alongside Nicole Hurtubise, Chief Executive Officer, Tree Canada, announced a federal contribution of over $41 million to Tree Canada’s National Greening program through the 2 Billion Trees program. The 2 Billion Trees program is dedicated to supporting new tree planting projects using nature-based solutions to fight climate change and permanently increase forest cover in Canada.


Federal Government Announces Funding for New EV Chargers in Leduc, Alberta

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The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced an investment of more than $69,000 in the City of Leduc to install four EV chargers in public places.


MP Hanley Announces $164,000 in Clean Energy Support for Indigenous Communities

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Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for the Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a grant of $164,000 for Affinity North to establish a negotiations program that will seek to advance Indigenous leadership in the energy sector through workshops and dialogue with key First Nations leaders, lawyers, negotiators and others.


Canada’s Investments in Climate Change Adaptation in New Brunswick Deliver Results

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The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, shared the results of two projects that have increased the capacity of New Brunswickers to adapt to climate change. These projects were funded under the Natural Resources Canada–led BRACE Program, a five-year, $18-million initiative. The BRACE Program works with provinces to support training and knowledge exchange that increases the ability of organizations, businesses and communities to adapt and accelerate their climate resilience. This program’s results will also support the development of the Canada Green Buildings Strategy thanks to the benefits of training for engineers who will contribute to developing a greener vision of building design.


Canada Invests in Clean Energy Technology in Toronto

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The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, announced a $500,000 investment in Opus One Solutions from GE Digital. Opus One also contributed $645,000 to the project, bringing the total combined project cost to $1.145 million.


Minister Wilkinson Announces New Investment in Energy Efficiency for Buildings in Ottawa

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The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced an investment of $135,274 to Morguard Corporation for a front-end engineering design (FEED) study of a deep energy retrofit project in Ottawa. This project will demonstrate the viability of deep energy retrofits in large office buildings that can be found throughout Canada.


Minister Wilkinson Announces up to $800 Million in Project Funding to Advance Canada’s Clean Fuels Sector

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The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that approximately 60 projects have been selected to receive funding under the Government of Canada’s $1.5-billion Clean Fuels Fund (CFF). These projects represent a first tranche of the highest-ranking applications from last year’s call for proposals and have a total combined value of more than $3.8 billion. They include production facilities, as well as feasibility and front-end engineering and design studies, spanning seven jurisdictions and covering five different fuel types. and have a total combined value of more than $3.8 billion. They include production facilities, as well as feasibility and front-end engineering and design studies, spanning seven jurisdictions and covering five different fuel types.


Minister Miller Announces Federal Investment for Clean Energy Technology in Montreal

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Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie–Le Sud-Ouest–Île-des-Sœurs, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $750,000 investment in Edgehog Advanced Technologies to advance a solar energy technology that will improve efficiency and contribute to fighting climate change. Edgehog also contributed to the project, for a total project cost of more than $1.88 million.


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