Environmental affairs

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) applies the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 to the projects it supports to ensure that they generate no significant environmental impact.  

  • Active public consultations – none currently in progress

Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan and Program Proposals

Under the Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan and Program Proposals, policy, plan and program proposals of departments and agencies must consider, when appropriate, potential environmental effects.

In accordance with this Directive, CED conducted a strategic environmental assessment of the Quebec Economic Development Program.

2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

The Federal Sustainable Development Strategy is the government’s plan and vision for a more sustainable Canada. It outlines goals and actions to promote clean growth, ensure healthy ecosystems and build safe, secure and sustainable communities.

CED’s Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

Consistent with its mandate and the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, CED undertakes to finance projects that would help optimize resource use, value residual resources or contribute to eco-efficiency. CED also pledges to shrink the environmental footprint of its operations through green procurement measures, workplace and operational actions and client service measures.

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