“Protecting the environment and growing the economy are not incompatible goals; in fact, our future success demands that we do both.”
Speech from the Throne, 2015
- November 2015 – Canada signed onto Mission Innovation, committing to double federal investment in clean energy innovation over five years and work with global partners to better environmental outcomes through reduced greenhouse gas emissions
- January 2016 – While the Government completes its review of environmental assessment processes, interim principles and measures were introduced to restore trust in environmental assessments associated with major natural resource project reviews underway by the National Energy Board. Actions include: deeper consultations with Indigenous peoples; public engagement via online questionnaires; assess upstream green house gas emissions associated with projects; and extension of legislated time limits to ensure measures can be met.
- ;February 2016 – Canada, the United States (U.S.), and Mexico signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration to accelerate clean energy innovation, share energy information, and address climate change associated with energy production, transmission and use through continental clean energy cooperation.
- March 2016 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and First Ministers released the Vancouver Declaration on clean growth and climate change to work collaboratively towards finalization of the pan-Canadian framework and build the clean growth economy.
Actual Spending 2015-16
Total : $ 1,335 million
|Strategic Outcomes||Percentage of Actual Spending|
|S0 1: Canada’s Natural Resource Sectors are Globally Competitive||44%|
|SO 2: Natural Resource Sectors and Consumers are Environmentally Responsible||36%|
|SO 3: Canadians have Information to Manage their Lands and Natural Resources, and are Protected from Related Risks||11%|
Strategic Outcome 1 (SO1): Canada’s Natural Resource Sectors Globally Competitive
Strategic Outcome 2 (SO2): Natural Resource Sectors and Consumers are Environmentally Responsible
Strategic Outcome 3 (SO3): Canadians have information to Manage their Lands and Natural Resources, and are Protected from Related Risks
Actual FTEs 2015-16
Total : 3936
|Strategic Outcomes||Percentage of FTEs|
|S0 1: Canada’s Natural Resource Sectors are Globally Competitive||24%|
|SO 2: Natural Resource Sectors and Consumers are Environmentally Responsible||30%|
|SO 3: Canadians have Information to Manage their Lands and Natural Resources, and are Protected from Related Risks||22%|
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