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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 Report on Climate change-related Disclosure Project. The report summarizes the findings of the CSA's previously announced project to review the disclosure by reporting issuers of risks and financial impacts ...
A one-year review of information disclosed by SOEs (State-Owned Enterprises) on climate change risk and greenhouse gas emissions revealed huge differences in practices between companies and industries. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), a national organization representing ...
The bill, which Tabuns drafted with advice from Greenpeace Canada and the West Coast Environmental Law Association, takes the framework of tobacco industry liability legislation and applies it to climate change damage. It would impose strict liability on fossil fuel producers for “climate-related harms” ...
The report, Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada, is an extraordinary piece of work. Canada's federal auditor general, Michael Ferguson, worked with his counterparts in nearly every provincial government. (Quebec didn't participate. The province often declines to join big federal-provincial ...
Canada's auditors general say the federal government and provinces are behind their own targets to address the cause and effects of climate change. Photo: Manitoba government. Canada's federal and provincial governments are lagging far behind their targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
Canada's auditors general have published a collaborative report on the country's response to climate change, which raises concerns about the success of the action taken by governments. The report is a result of collaborative action by auditors general from across Canada. The aim of the project was to ...
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron, long billed as kindred political spirits, agreed Monday to a fresh, fortified attack on climate change -- hoping to keep a shared priority at the forefront of the global agenda despite Donald Trump's decision to quit the ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron, long billed as kindred political spirits, agreed Monday to a fresh, fortified attack on climate change — hoping to keep a shared priority at the forefront of the global agenda despite Donald Trump's decision to quit the battlefield.
Advertisment Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron have signed a new bilateral pact aimed at further combatting climate change. Canada's federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna was with Prime Minister Trudeau on Tuesday ...
Warmer winters and wetter summers not only allow new species to enter the northern ecosystem but also allow species to spread. In recent years more and more has been heard about invasive species. Asian carps, for example, have overflowed some rivers in the United States. Now they are ...
Tourism
Edmund Bartlett yesterday said that Jamaica's tourism numbers for the first quarter of 2018 have hit new records. ... “a dynamic and multifaceted stakeholder engagement campaign” cutting across Jamaica's main markets — the USA, Canada, and Europe — by the tourism team and its “first-rate” partners ...
Indonesia eyes Asia Dive Expo to boost national tourism ... "Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) is an excellent and qualified annual diving event to expand our diving tourism. ... We have the world's second longest coastline after Canada, possessing two third of the world's finest coral reefs," the minister said.
Tourism Nova Scotia and its partners in the tourism industry can certainly take a bow for their marketing efforts. They were also helped out by the fact Canada was celebrating its 150th Anniversary, the Tall Ships visit and economic conditions like the lowered price of gas and the exchange rate on our ...
Tourists are bound to feel a little resentful that they paid thousands of dollars to spend a week kicking plastic pop bottles through our city streets. Even people who come from much dirtier countries will be disappointed because the world has high expectations when it comes to Canada. We're supposed ...
There are 6 spaceports in America alone and others all over the world. Spaceport America situated in New Mexico is the first commercial spaceport in the world. Bigelow Aerospace, an aerospace engineering company based in Nevada, approached the government of Canada about erecting a facility in ...
Businesses need to be able to rely on adequate resources to create and commercialize innovative products. In 2017, the Government of Canada adopted an ambitious plan to support innovative Canadian businesses. As a true economic driver, innovation is the key to Canada's success because it ...
Like the Canadian representatives who turned down the ivory ban in fear of hurting Inuit communities, some are concerned about the dollar drain that will ensue if the world divests in ivory. In areas where elephants bring in tourists, stopping poaching would be economically beneficial. According to ...
SANDUSKY - The “Lake Erie Love” is not slowing down as word of all that this region has to offer tourists continues to spread across the country and span the globe. In 2017, tourism in Erie and Ottawa counties generated $1.9 billion in annual sales, which supported 13,831 jobs and $233 million in tax ...
MacLaren was the headliner for the annual meeting this week of Lake Erie Shores and Islands, the tourism and convention bureau for both Erie and Ottawa counties, hosted at Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center. MacLaren showed the attendees the new TV spot which began airing in several ...
“We're like the smallest fish in the lake, with a 1,000- square-foot store in downtown Port Clinton, so it's really cool to be recognized.” With an average of about one in every six jobs in Ottawa County being tourism-related, Weinhardt said it is the work of all those individuals that allows the industry to thrive ...
This isn't the first time there's been wishful thinking about tourist-related projects. We also remember the rumours a few years back that Canada Wonderland officials were considering relocating to the north shore of Lake Erie south of Chatham to expand its theme park. Nothing ever came of that, just as ...
No wonder the Tourism Industry of Canada states, “Tourism means business in Canada. With $90 billion in total economic activity and 1.7 million jobs related to the sector, tourism is one of the few truly national industries that generate business in every region, province, territory, town and community.”.
The video gaming and animation industry is a booming sector in Canada, and Minister Joly took advantage of her visit to Seoul, considered a mega-hub for the sector, to meet with Korean entrepreneurs working in the video game industry, valued at $3.1 billion in 2015. She participated in meetings with ...
"We saw significant growth in visitor spending from our major markets of the U.S. mainland, Japan and Canada, along with a strong resurgence from the other international markets where we promote travel to the Hawaiian Islands on a continuing basis," HTA CEO and President George D. Szigeti said in ...
Myers said many regions across Canada do this to help bring in business, and he called it a no-lose move. Some parts of New Brunswick have their own hotel level, but it is not legislated across the province. The Saint John Hotel Association, Miramichi River Tourism Association, Events Bathurst, ...
SANDUSKY - The “Lake Erie Love” is not slowing down as word of all that this region has to offer tourists continues to spread across the country and span the globe. In 2017, tourism in Erie and Ottawa counties generated $1.9 billion in annual sales, which supported 13,831 jobs and $233 million in tax ...
Adventure Canada is thrilled to unveil its 2019/2020 Expeditions brochure, boasting two seasons of brand new adventures and remarkable signature journeys. Along with the release of far-flung destinations, Adventure Canada is offering an exclusive early-bird promotion: for a limited time, intrepid ...
Lake Bunyonyi, a short drive from Kabale, is a gem that seems to be hidden from many Africans who travel for pleasure. I am a regular in the area and have seen very many European tourists enjoy the lake and its neighbourhood. Yet I rarely spot an African traveller. We are inviting people in the tourism ...