Media Advisories

A complete listing of the department's Media Advisories issued in the last year. Archives are also accessible from this page.

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2011

December

November

  • Opening of the Recycling-Artists Eco Fair

    MONTRÉAL, Que. -- November 30, 2011 -- Media representatives are invited to visit the Recycling-Artists Eco Fair and meet the participating artists.

  • Governments of Quebec and Canada to Make an Important Announcement

    MONTRÉAL, Que. -- November 28, 2011 -- Canada’s Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Peter Kent, with Canada’s Veteran Affairs Minister, the Honourable Steven Blaney, and Quebec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Mr. Pierre Arcand, invite media representatives to an important announcement.

  • Harper Government to Make an Important Announcement

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- November 25, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Canada’s Veteran Affairs Minister, the Honourable Steven Blaney, will make an important announcement.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister attends Major Economies Forum

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- November 16, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will attend the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) in Washington, D.C. on November 17 and 18.  

  • Canada’s Environment Minister to Make an Important Announcement

    TORONTO, Ont. -- November 7, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will deliver a speech in advance of COP 17 later this month.

October

September

  • Media Technical Briefings (Via Teleconference): Hurricane Ophelia

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- Friday, September 30, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Centre will give media technical briefings on the potential weather conditions expected from Hurricane Ophelia. Chris Fogarty, Program Supervisor for the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will present the latest forecast information about Hurricane Ophelia at each briefing.

  • Government of Canada to Make Announcement on Conservation in the Outaouais

    GATINEAU, Que. – September 22, 2011 – The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment, and Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Orléans, will be joining representatives of the Ducks Unlimited to announce conservation of valuable habitat at Lochaber Ouest, in Québec.

  • Media Technical Briefing (Teleconference) on Hurricane Maria

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- September 15, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Center will give a media technical briefing on the potential weather conditions expected from Hurricane Maria. Chris Fogarty, program supervisor for the Canadian Hurricane Center, will present the latest forecast information about Hurricane Maria at this briefing.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister in Washington D.C. for Major Economies Forum

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- September 15, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will attend the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) in Washington D.C. on September 16 and 17.

  • Environment Canada Recognizes Kingsville Volunteers for 50 Years of Service

    KINGSVILLE, Ont. -- September 13, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for Essex, on behalf of Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will present an award to the Union Water Treatment Plant in Kingsville, for 50 years of continuous service as a co-operative (volunteer) climate observer.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister to participate in international conference on short-lived climate forcers

    MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- September 9, 2011 -- Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent will travel to Mexico to meet with his international partners at a ministerial meeting of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

  • Government of Canada to Make Announcement Concerning Lake Simcoe Clean-Up Projects

    BARRIE, Ont. -- September 8, 2011 -- Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament for Barrie and Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe will announce support for Lake Simcoe Clean-Up projects.

  • Government of Canada to Make Announcement on Conservation in Prince County, Prince Edward Island

    ALBERTON, PEI -- September 2, 2011 -- The Honourable Gail Shea, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment, will be joining representatives of the Nature Conservancy of Canada to announce conservation of valuable habitat in Prince County, Prince Edward Island.

  • Environment Canada Recognizes Cobourg Volunteers for 40 Years of Service

    COBOURG, Ont. – September 2, 2011 – Media representatives are advised that Richard Campbell, Manager of the Air Monitoring Operations Section of Environment Canada’s Meteorological Service of Canada – Ontario Region, on behalf of Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will present an award to the Cobourg Water Pollution Control Department (Public Works Division) for 40 years of continuous service as a co-operative (volunteer) climate observer.

August

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Irene

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- August 26, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Centre will give a teleconference media technical briefing on the potential weather conditions expected from Hurricane Irene.

  • State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC)

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- August 29, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that top researchers and decision-makers from government, industry, academics and environmental groups are set to meet at the ninth State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC), October 26-27 in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Irene

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- August 25, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Center will give a teleconference media technical briefing on the potential weather conditions expected from Hurricane Irene.

  • Government of Canada to Make Announcement on Conservation in Essex County, Ontario

    AMHERSTBURG, Ont. -- August 24, 2011 -- On behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for Essex, will be joining representatives of the Nature Conservancy of Canada to announce conservation of valuable habitat in the Town of Amherstburg in Essex County, Ontario.

  • Lake Simcoe Event Postponed

    BARRIE, Ont. -- August 22, 2011 --– Media are advised that today’s event with Environment Minister Peter Kent and MP Patrick Brown in Barrie, Ont. to announce support for Lake Simcoe clean-up projects has been postponed until further notice.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister to Make Announcement

    ESTEVAN, Sask. -- August 18, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent will make an announcement.

  • Canada’s Meteorological and Aviation History to be Celebrated

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- August 3, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Mississauga South MP Stella Ambler, on behalf of Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent, will participate in the opening of the exhibit “Observing the Weather - a Canadian Contribution to Aviation”. This is part of the celebration of the 140th Anniversary of Environment Canada’s Meteorological Services.

July

June

May

  • Minister Kent and City of Vancouver Celebrate Environment Canada’s 40th Anniversary

    VANCOUVER, B.C. -- May 24, 2011 -- Media are invited to participate in a photo opportunity with the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, and officials of the City of Vancouver in celebrating Environment Canada’s 40th anniversary.

  • Canadian Hurricane Centre Prepared for the 2011 Hurricane Season

    HALIFAX, N.S. -- May 18, 2011 -- Environment Canada’s Program Supervisor at the Canadian Hurricane Centre, Chris Fogarty, will be available to discuss the upcoming 2011 hurricane season and the steps Canadians can take to be prepared.

  • Important Prairie Habitat Conserved

    CALGARY, Alta. -- May 17, 2011 -- Media representatives are advised that Rob Anders, the Member of Parliament for Calgary-West, will participate in the announcement of an important conservation project in southern Alberta in partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada.

March

February

January

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