- published: 18 Apr 2012
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The video speaks for itself. The government of Canada is giving up its duty to Canadian citizens to monitor the ecological health of the nation by participating in environmental assessment review processes. Here are some other resources to consider: Ottawa to slash environment review role Critics accuse Tories of 'abdicating' government's responsibility to protect environment http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/04/17/environmental-reviews.html Ottawa to limit environmental review interventions http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20120417/ottawa-unveils-plan-to-speed-environment-project-review-process-120417/ The Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, tells us the government's plans for speeding up environmental reviews. Not everyone is so sure the public interests will b...
Students taking the Environmental Technician Program at Algonquin College gain the skills needed for entry-level practitioners within the environmental sciences sector. This two-year diploma program is compressed into 45-weeks plus a 15-week paid summer co-op placement option. Graduates of the Environmental Technician program may find entry-level employment in the compliance and promotion sectors, as remediation technicians, in the areas of water and wastewater treatment operations, as contaminated site assessment technicians, or working within the consulting industry as environmental practitioners.
Children offer their concerns and their solutions to climate change in a video prepared to be shown to the City of Ottawa's Environment Committee on June 16, 2015 as input to the committee's agenda item considering the 2015-2018 Term of Council Priorities. More action by local, provincial and national government is needed.
Featuring Andrew Leach, Enbridge Professor of Energy Policy, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, Stewart Elgie, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Institute of the Environment, University of Ottawa, Madelaine Drohan, Correspondent, The Economist, and Nicholas Rivers, Canada Research Chair in Climate and Energy Policy and Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. Moderated by Mark Cameron, Senior Vice President and Deputy Energy Practice Leader, Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
CEEA's Advocacy Day on Parliament Hill featured a National Media Panel with National Post's John Ivison, CBC's Susan Lunn and the Wall Street Journal's Paul Vieria. Their thoughts: The government is sympathetic to consumer issues. The next budget will be a snoozer as the Conservatives save money to spend on its pre-election budget in 2015.
On April 18th, 2012 the Canadian Museum of Nature hosted the Leadership Environment Action Forum (LEAF). Ecology Ottawa was there with educators and more than 150 high school students participating in environmental workshops. Students spent the day learning about the importance of water and oceans in the greater environmental context. Teachers took part in green energy lesson plans and how they can introduce them into their class curricula. Each instructor was given an English and French copy of our latest edition of the Ecology of Ottawa booklet!
Is polluting the in style now? not magnifying sunlight into a 800f hot spot and turning a steam turbine for free pollution free energy? well jet exhaust is not bad for you...at least some nutters say so as seen below. . The official line? key wording exhaust is not harmful to you or your children or parents who may be old. A fellow Youtube investigator got this from Environment Canada (this is their closing as it was huge.: "Finally, the web sites that discuss chemtrails contain numerous suggestions that chemtrails are a form of weather or climate modification. Under the Weather Modification Information Act, any weather modification experiments legally require that Environment Canada be formally notified. Environment Canada has no such notification from any group, and has no knowledge ...
Canadians explaining what they are doing to fight Climate Change at the EcoFair booth. TRANSCRIPT: CATHERINE MCKENNA (Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada): Please tweet out your climate ideas. I'm actually responding on some new cool app on Twitter where I can respond to your tweet directly through a video, and that sounds very boring, but it's way cooler if you can see it. The hashtag is #CANClimateAction. Also please go to our website. It's canada.ca/climateaction where you can feed your comments, where you can download Town Hall kits. UNIDENTIFIED MALE SPEAKER: What I’m doing for climate change is essentially trying to buy more locally. As well, sourcing… buy products that are sourced from producers who are a bit more environmentally friendly. UNIDENTIFIED MALE SP...
Art students at the University of Ottawa decided to make a sculpture using bottles so as to raise peoples awareness of recyclable rubbish. This monument will also serve as a vessel for messages of hope that passers-by will be asked to write and insert into the bottles.
CityDesk Ottawa - Grassroots Environmental Initiative goes Provincial. CityDesk Ottawa coverage of the Grassroots Environmental initiative Project Porchlight going provincial across Ontario. Project Porchlight is an initiative of the community based social marketing organization One Change who's mission is to empower people to believe that simple actions matter and to make smart choices that protect the environment. The founder of Project Porchlight Stuart Hickox discusses the campaign.