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Proposed New Rules for Environmental Impact Assessment Process

Video by Minister Catherine McKenna The Government of Canada recently announced new proposed changes to the environmental impact assessment process. These changes include clearer deadlines and processes for environmental reviews, a more thorough public consultation process, a stronger focus on science-based decisions, and increased funding to support this new impact assessment regime. Read more about…

New Protections for Fish and their Habitat

The Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard recently announced amendments to the Fisheries Act that would restore lost protections and introduce new modern safeguards to protect our fish and their habitat for generations to come. The Ministry also announced an investment of up to $284.2 million to support restoring lost protections to fish…

Happy International Development Week!

From February 4 to 10, 2018, Global Affairs Canada, individuals and organizations across the country take part in International Development Week (IDW) and celebrate Canadian contributions to poverty reduction and international humanitarian assistance in the developing world. IDW is also a chance to engage others in learning about—and contributing to—those efforts. Established in 1991, International…

Call for Project Concepts to Address Gender-Based Violence

Everyone has the right to live a life free from violence. But there are many Canadians across the country who continue to face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. This is gender-based violence (GBV). This kind of violence can take many forms: cyber, physical, sexual, psychological, emotional,…

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