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    Canada and Nova Scotia working together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have published a proposed equivalency agreement on coal-fired electricity greenhouse gas regulations.

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    Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, delivers a speech to members of the Economic Club of Canada, highlighting Canada's action on climate change.

December

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    Negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change wrapped up at COP16 with the adoption of the Cancun Agreement. The Cancun Agreement anchors the pledges inscribed in the Copenhagen Accord, which included the establishment of a Green Climate Fund that will be instrumental in mobilizing the financing needed to tackle this global challenge. We also made progress on the REDD+ mechanism to addr
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    Canada's Environment Minister John Baird announced that Canada is providing $500,000 in financial assistance to support developing countries' attendance at United Nations meetings, including COP16. This funding is part of Canada's $400 million 2010-2011 fast-start financing under the Copenhagen Accord, which represents Canada largest-ever contribution to international efforts to fight climate change.
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November

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    From November 29 to December 10, 2010 Canada will join more than 190 countries in Cancun, Mexico, for the 16th session of the Conference of Parties (COP16) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

October

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    Today, Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Jim Prentice, released the results of a joint industry and government review of the quality of Canadian gasoline and diesel fuel. The report indicates that Canadians have access to high quality fuel which helps reduce vehicle emissions.
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    The Government of Canada announced final regulations that establish progressively more stringent greenhouse gas emission standards for new passenger automobiles and light trucks for the 2011-2016 model years.
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    Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, released the details of Canada’s $400 million commitment for international climate change while speaking to the Centre for International Governance Innovation’s annual conference. Read more: http://bit.ly/cdzlGM

September

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    Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, participated at the meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) in New York on September 20 and 21. Minister Prentice issued the following statement:
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    Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Jim Prentice, accepted the International Star (I-Star) of Energy Efficiency Award from the Washington D.C.-based Alliance to Save Energy. Environment Canada and Efficiency New Brunswick were jointly awarded the I-Star award for pioneering creative energy efficiency programs and solutions throughout Canada.
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    Today, our Government is moving forward with its Renewable Fuels Strategy! Regulations requiring an average renewable fuel content of five per cent in gasoline have been finalized and will come into effect starting December 15, 2010.

August

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    Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently announced that a new Canadian High Arctic Research Station will be located in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. This leading-edge research station will allow Canada to advance its knowledge of the Arctic's resources, including obtaining additional data on climate change.
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    The Government of Canada celebrated today the opening of the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility (ISSF). This new facility will have the capabilities of receiving near real-time scientific information from orbiting satellites over Canada from coast to coast to coast. In all weather conditions, orbiting satellites can provide near real-time scientific information over Canada to address governmental priorities such as environment, climate change, disaster management and sustainable economic development.

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    Canada is participating in the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference
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    Productive meeting in Bonn, Germany with over 40 countries represented. Significant issues were discussed as Canada continues to move forward in the fight against climate change.
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    Minister Prentice had a very constructive meeting with Todd Stern, USA Special Envoy for Climate Change and Heads of Delegation from Australia and Japan.
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    Minister Prentice is in Bonn Germany today to participate in the Petersberg Climate Dialogue. This is one of many small group meetings expected to take place in the lead up to COP16 to advance the international dialogue on climate change.

April

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    Yesterday, Environment Minister, the Honourable Jim Prentice announced tough new regulations that will ensure greener vehicles in Canada.

March

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    Check out… Tomorrow, the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment will be making an important announcement related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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    At 8:30 p.m tonight the world will turn off its lights for just one hour - Earth Hour - to show it is possible to take action on climate change. Switching off your lights is just one simple action that you can take to help make a difference. Doing so sends a powerful message that we care about our planet.
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    Environment Minister Jim Prentice is on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos tonight at 11pm (EST) on CBC!
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