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Mar 1st, 2019

The Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan

The Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan is a milestone in Canada’s mining history. It includes a vision, principles and strategic directions that governments, industry and stakeholders can pursue to drive industry competitiveness and long-term success. This generational initiative will raise Canadians’ awareness of the importance of the minerals and metals sector, respond to ongoing and […]

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Feb 28th, 2019

The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Coverage of Carbon Pricing Instruments for Canadian Provinces

In this paper we provide a comparison of the coverage of Canadian carbon pricing systems. We define coverage as the proportion and types of emissions priced under the various systems, by emissions source. We compare provincially announced pricing systems to the federal benchmark (the minimum coverage provinces must meet) and the federal backstop, the pricing […]

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Feb 1st, 2019

Canada Profile – Climate Bonds

Climate Bonds Initiative is an international organisation working solely to mobilise the largest capital market of all, the $100 trillion bond market, for climate change solutions

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Feb 1st, 2019

Clean Fuel Standard: Cost-Benefit Analysis Framework

The cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is part of a regulatory impact analysis statement (RIAS) that is published in the Canada Gazette along with regulations (and proposed regulations) to estimate the incremental benefit and cost impacts to society attributable to those regulations (and proposed regulations). The Government has announced that it intends to publish proposed Clean Fuel […]

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Feb 1st, 2019

Canada’s Second Biennial Report on Climate Change

Canada must report regularly on climate action. This report outlines our climate finance and actions to reduce emissions at home and abroad.

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Jan 26th, 2019

Time to Act: Response to questions posed by the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance on Fiduciary Obligation and Effective Climate-related Financial Disclosures

The Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance has been commissioned by the Canadian Government to determine how best to generate sustainable finance, a significant challenge given the carbon intensity of Canada’s economy. The Expert Panel has defined sustainable finance as capital flows, risk management activities and financial processes that assimilate environmental and social factors as a […]

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