The Sustainable Development Office at Environment Canada has just launched a public consultation on a draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for the period 2013-2016. The deadline for comments is 14 June, 2013. For further details, please contact us.
Health Canada issued a notice to manufacturers, importers, distributors, and retailers of products containing small, powerful magnets. According to the notice, such products are a danger to children and, accordingly, Health Canada is taking steps to remove them from the … Continue reading
Canada announces final Regulations to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles and engines.
The Regulations will establish progressively more stringent standards for 2014 to 2018 model-year heavy-duty vehicles such as full-size pick-ups, semi-trucks, garbage trucks and buses. The Regulations will remain in full effect for all subsequent model-year vehicles, which will be required … Continue reading
Pursuant to subsections 54(1) and 54(4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act The Canadian Minster for the Environment has published Federal Environmental Quality Guidelines on Cobalt, Hydrazine, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) and Alcohol Ethoxylates. For more information on these guidelines please contact us
In December 2012 Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba published details of the Rules for Stewardship for 2013. These rules implement Manitoba Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Regulation 195/2008 and are in force since 01 January 2013. Details on compliance deadlines for Steward’s Report filing and payments due in … Continue reading
The United States (US) Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada issued a joint recall of expanding toys in the US and Canada. The toys, which go by the names Water Balz, Growing Skulls, H2O Orbs “Despicable Me” and … Continue reading
Health Canada issued a notice to industry re-affirming – along with the United States (US) Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) – the two agencies’ commitment to collaborate on toy safety. Per Health Canada, both agencies participate in the ASTM International … Continue reading
Canada’s National Statement at the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
DOHA, Qatar – December 5, 2012 – Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today issued the following national statement at the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. “I am proud to … Continue reading
On November 28, 2012, in response to the continued gravity of the situation in Syria, Canada imposed further sanctions against Syria under the Special Economic Measures Act. The measures further expand Canada’s targeted sanctions against the Syrian regime and those … Continue reading