Détails d'une promesse

We will provide ways for Canadians to express their views and opportunities for experts to meaningfully participate (in environmental assessment processes).

Trudeau polimetre
Promesse réalisée

Real Change: A New Plan For a Strong Middle Class (page 42)


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

June 06, 2019 - "(g) provides for public participation and for funding to allow the public to participate in a meaningful manner;" - Bill C-69 - An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (Third Reading in the Senate)

March 2018 - "During an environmental assessment, anyone with an opinion, information or expertise relevant to a project and its potential environmental effects, can provide comments. Comments on specific documents must generally be received within the defined public comment periods to be considered by the Agency or a review panel." - Public Participation in Environmental Assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 - Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

September 27, 2016 - "Today, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, announced the Federal Cabinet's decision to approve the $11 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project after a rigorous federal environmental assessment. […] Views of the public and affected communities were sought and considered: The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency conducted extensive consultations throughout the environmental assessment and also provided four formal opportunities for public comments and input. Over 34,000 comments were received from individuals and groups on the draft environmental assessment report. Concerns raised by the public included effects on fish and fish habitat, the volume of greenhouse gas emissions and impacts on Indigenous rights and title. Support for the project focused on the project's economic impact and job creation. This valuable public input was carefully reviewed, considered, documented and taken into account in the development of the environmental report and conditions. Some communities expressed concern about the impact of increased marine shipping. Our government is committed to strengthening the marine safety regime." - (Press release, September 27, 2016)

August 24, 2017 - Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry - Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

March 22, 2016 - "Budget 2016 proposes to provide $14.2 million over four years, starting in 2016–17, to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency to support the Agency in fulfilling its responsibilities under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012. These resources will support activities, such as increasing Agency capacity to undertake consultations with the public and Indigenous groups, and will support compliance and enforcement."- Growing The Middle Class, Budget 2016-2017, p.166 - Government of Canada

January 12, 2016 - "The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Blackwater Gold Project, located approximately 110 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The Agency invites the public to comment on the potential environmental effects of the project and the proposed measures to prevent or mitigate those effects as described in a summary of the proponent's Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period will take place from January 20, 2016 to February 19, 2016. Information sessions will be held during the comment period." - (Press release, January 12, 2016)

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