The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, launched a call for expressions of interest (EOI) for the Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI). This Initiative supports Indigenous-identified priorities, awareness, influence, inclusion and leadership in the forest sector.
Electric vehicles are a win-win for families looking to save money while reducing pollution — from cheaper refuelling to lower maintenance costs. The widespread shift to electric is also a tremendous economic opportunity, creating manufacturing jobs across the country to meet demands along the EV value chain.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and Scott Pearce, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, announced an investment of $223,440 through the Green Municipal Fund for three projects that will test approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation in communities across British Columbia.
That is why the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, alongside Sebastian Burduja, Minister of Energy of Romania; Cosmin Ghiţă, CEO, Societatea Naţională Nuclearelectrica; and Rareṣ Burlacu, President, Romanian Agency for Trade and Investment, announced Canada’s decision to support Romanian energy security and climate action through $3 billion in available export financing to Nuclearelectrica S.A. (SNN), the national operator of the Cernavoda Nuclear Generating Station. This investment will support further Canadian jobs and business activity in Romania’s nuclear sector.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced over $175 million in federal investments for 12 Alberta-based clean energy projects that will create thousands of jobs and enable local economic growth and while delivering clean, affordable energy to communities. Once fully implemented, these projects will reduce emissions equivalent to taking nearly 325,000 gas-powered cars off the road every year, resulting in cleaner air and healthier communities.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and Scott Pearce, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, announced more than $15.2 million for four projects that will reduce emissions and increase the sustainability of buildings in Ontario.
Today, the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on the behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Friends of the Rouge Watershed announced a joint investment of more than $1.1 million to plant 31,500 native trees in the Greater Toronto Area.
Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced that up to $30 million in total funding is now available for pilot projects through the Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities (CRCC) program. This program will enable communities and businesses to work together to develop innovative solutions to address climate change and mitigate and adapt to risks in coastal regions.
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, along with the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada; the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence; the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages; the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister Responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Prairies Economic Development Canada; and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, announced that more than $65 million in federal funding has been committed so far through for six agreements through the $256-million Fighting and Managing Wildfires in a Changing Climate - Equipment Fund.