The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 is: “An act respecting pollution prevention and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development”. The Act came into force on March 31, 2000, following an extensive parliamentary review of the first CEPA. Enforcing the Act’s regulations is a top priority for Environment Canada’s Enforcement Branch. These national statistics provide details of Enforcement Activities for the given year, from five regions nation-wide: Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie Northern and Pacific Yukon. The statistics include information regarding the total numbers of enforcement inspections and investigations that were conducted by regulation within the fiscal year, as well as the type of enforcement action taken against regulatees found in to be in non-compliance.
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