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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 ...
The negotiation of the energy chapter within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) hinders the fight against climate change and jeopardizes the environment of the region and the climate of the planet, warned today experts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. “Communities across ...
A new map, part of an online tool, the Climate Atlas of Canada, allows users to check out how climate change may impact their hometown — including Smiths Falls — during this century. The University of Winnipeg's Prairie Climate Centre launched its Climate Atlas of Canada earlier this month. The map ...
As the federal and Alberta governments race to rescue the Kinder Morgan pipeline project, the global financial community is sending new signals that Canada's investment in the fossil-fuel economy comes with increasing climate-change risks. The most recent warning came last week from HSBC ...
Blood-sucking horseflies, deer flies, mosquitoes, and ticks were an unavoidable part of my childhood in southern Canada. I still have a scar on my back from a hulking wood tick that managed to avoid detection for days before my mom pried it loose. But that wood tick, however gross, wasn't a disease ...
The effects of climate change can be complex and unpredictable. For one species of Arctic duck, the result is a tense standoff between population growth and decline. Eiders are a species best known for their light, fluffy down. Each spring the birds return to their coastal tundra colonies and build nests on ...
While spring ushers in the green leaves and warmer weather, for some people it means a months-long stretch of annoying symptoms. About 20 to 30 per cent of Canadians suffer from some kind of seasonal allergy. X. - A A +. Listen · Allergy season is growing longer in parts of Canada, and changing in ...
OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - At Environment and Climate Change Canada labs across the country, scientists and technologists are hard at work ...
In their ongoing quest to expand their bloated mandate into uncharted territory, waste your money, and poorly replicate services already perfected in ...
On May 10th, the BC NDP government released The BC Flood and Wildfire Report on the wildfires and floods of 2017. The Report concluded:.
Despite the federal Conservatives repeatedly asking the government how much their plans for carbon taxes will cost, the true cost is still a closely ...
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On April 5, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 – Report on Climate Change-Related Disclosure ...
The deadline for Kinder Morgan to decide if the company is going to go forward with its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is May 31 - just two ...
A detailed study of how climate change will affect fish stocks in Canada and the United States concludes dozens of species are moving hundreds of ...
Research says climate change is driving hundreds of fish species north from their usual seas and some of the biggest effects will be along Canada's ...
CEO Mark Machin wants to examine the "energy transition" from traditional sources to alternatives and renewables. Barbara Shecter. Published on: ...
New Government of Canada fund to help reduce climate change impacts and better protect Canadians against natural disasters. Canada NewsWire.
/R E P E A T -- New Government of Canada fund to help reduce climate change impacts and better protect Canadians against natural disasters/.
Environment and Climate Change Canada's Canadian Hurricane Centre is ready for the 2018 hurricane season. Canada NewsWire. DARTMOUTH ...
For Germany it's coal. For Canada, it's oil and gas. Both are among the dozens of countries who will try to work out a global climate change "rulebook" ...
And it's embarrassing that anyone would publish that, but it's extra embarrassing, and troubling, that it would be said on the state broadcaster, to whom ...
Global warming is caused when, due to pollution, the greenhouse gases are trapped in the atmosphere, leading to more than the normal temperature ...
HALIFAX — Canada's big city mayors are gearing up for the 2019 federal election by honing a wish list topped with funding for affordable housing, ...
HAMILTON, ON, June 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate ...
Climate change was on federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's mind as he delivered his keynote address at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities ...
The MoU sets a foundation for strategic and technical cooperation, including joint public-awareness projects, the exchange of expertise, and the ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking to reassert Canada's claim to climate change leadership at the coming Group of Seven summit, just a week ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks to Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 4, 2018. Climate ...
OTTAWA — Doubt is percolating about Canada's ability to deliver on its two biggest environmental commitments at this week's G7, with no agreement ...
Canada's energy industry will pay $25 billion over the next 10 years to comply with federal and provincial climate-change regulations, says a new ...
BARILOCHE, Argentina – Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Jim Carr, and Juan Jose Aranguren, Argentina's Minister of Energy and ...
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 ...
In 2017, the Canadian tourism industry made waves with its Canada 150 campaign. Touting 150 years of Canadian culture and tradition, the industry reaped the benefits by attracting millions of visitors from around the globe. As the statistics have poured in, it has become clear that the future of Canadian ...
Florida's tourism arm is touting marketing efforts that attracted an increase in travelers from America's northern neighbor, less than a year after admitting the state had taken its Canadian visitors for granted. Visit Florida announced Monday that its expanded attention on Canada played a role in the nearly ...
Several years ago the term “cannabis tourism” was not even a thing, but today entrepreneurs and businessmen talk about the latest fad in the world of travel. Cannabis tourism has been getting more and more popular in 2018, and it's not like destinations with highly available marijuana weren't already ...
Around 150 guests including Canadian travel companies, travel media, guests from the business community later attended an evening reception which featured a live music performance by famous Thai saxophonist, Mr. Koh Saxman, a demonstration of fruit and vegetable carving, and making of artificial ...
AC Hotels by Marriott® debuted in Canada today, with the opening of AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville, offering unmistakable urban spirit and blending contemporary design with cosmopolitan sophistication. The AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville adds to the brand's growing global portfolio of more than 120 ...
TORONTO, April 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts is leading a unique travel and learning experience to China to help mark 2018 as the Canada-China Year of Tourism. The trip will give 12 selected Centennial students first-hand exposure to China's ...
The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) has begun work on an outdoor classroom and interpretive trail that will be located behind the museum. "It's going to allow us to welcome the world on a new level," said Brady Smith, executive director of the SLCC. "The outdoor storytelling will ensure that ...
It's probably no surprise, but Canada 150 brought the greatest number of tourists to Ottawa on record — more than 11 million of them. That's an increase of 8.8 per cent over the previous year. The visitors left more than $2.3 billion behind them when they went home, an increase of about 10 per cent.
Minister Chagger meets with officials from Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Region in Montréal. MONTRÉAL, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada trades with many ...
Expectations for another banner tourist season include the usual influx of cruise ships to Ogden Point. “There's a couple of exciting things happening ...
Autograph Collection Hotels today announced its fourth location in Canada with the opening of The Kananaskis Mountain Lodge at the foothills of the ...
CALGARY, May 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada recognizes that investing in high-quality sports and recreation infrastructure is key to ...
Unveils report on year-one progress toward goals and action items in Canada's Tourism Vision. HALIFAX, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - In 2017, Canada had ...
As part of the yearlong focus on tourism between China and Canada, Alberta's tourism board recently announced their strategic plans for targeting the ...
Business consultant and chair of the National Ski Areas Association Economic Analysis Committee (NSAAC) Thomas Lithgow has broken down the ...
Can equity and fairness in our health-care system only be achieved by continuing to make any privatization illegal? Across Canada, operating room ...
Travel agents and Canadians in the travel and tourism business know they play a huge role in Canada's economy. Maybe the federal government is ...
Dublin's lord mayor, Mícheál MacDonncha, is in Canada this week helping to promote tourism to Ireland. His programme includes meetings with the ...
UAE citizens travelling to Canada will be eligible for visa on arrival starting in June, a report said. The announcement came during a meeting between ...
CHARLOTTETOWN, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island recognize that strategic investments in public ...
TORONTO — The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has named Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. As President of JF Marketing, Faria will ...
Hyatt today announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise ...
Canada has become the first international destination to launch a campaign focused on Mexico's LGBTQ travelers. Destination Canada, the agency ...
PLESSISVILLE, QC, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in ...
GRAND FORKS—Only a couple hours south of Winnipeg, Grand Forks prides itself a prime destination for Canadian tourists. In 2017, the Greater ...
Chinese demand for Canadian holidays is helping to fuel a tourism renaissance in this country after a lengthy lull that began following the attacks of ...
NEW YORK — Abu Dhabi has set its sights on the Canadian market, launching its first-ever dedicated visit to Canada. The Department of Culture and ...