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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2013

December

  • Public Safety Notice Concerning Oiled Birds in Newfoundland and Labrador

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – December 24, 2013 – Media representatives are advised that Environment Canada, through the National Environmental Emergencies Centre (NEEC), has received reports of oiled birds off the coast of Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. Residents are asked to report oiled birds through the Environmental Emergency line at 1-800-563-9089. The public is advised not to approach or handle the birds as it may cause further harm to the birds.

  • Top 10 Weather Stories for 2013

    OTTAWA, Ont. – December 18, 2013 – Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories for 2013 will be released on December 19. This list highlights the extraordinary weather that occurred across Canada during 2013.

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May

  • Environment Canada Acknowledges Kentville Research Centre

    HALIFAX, N.S. – May 30, 2013 – Media representatives are advised that Bill Appleby from the Meteorological Service of Canada will present Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada with a recognition plaque to commemorate its Kentville Research Centre for 100 years of volunteer weather observations.

  • Minister Kent to attend the 2013 Joint Scientific Congress

    SASKATOON, Sask. – May 24, 2013 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will address delegates attending the opening ceremony of the 2013 Joint Scientific Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Canadian Geophysical Union and the Canadian Water Resources Association.

  • Canadian Hurricane Centre - Prepared for the 2013 Hurricane Season

    HALIFAX, N.S. – May 23, 2013 – Media representatives are advised that Chris Fogarty from the Canadian Hurricane Centre will be available for a technical briefing to discuss the upcoming 2013 hurricane season and the steps Canadians can take to be prepared.

  • Government of Canada to Make an Air Quality Announcement

    TORONTO, Ont. – May 23, 2013 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will make an announcement regarding air quality in Canada

April

  • Governments of Canada and Alberta to Make an Announcement

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- April 19, 2013 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, the Honourable Diana McQueen, will make an announcement.

  • Minister Kent to Make a Climate Change Announcement

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 9, 2013 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will be in Washington, D.C., to make an announcement regarding international financing for short-lived climate pollutants and Canada’s domestic and international efforts to address climate change.

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