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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2012

December

  • Top 10 Weather Stories for 2012

    OTTAWA, Ont. – December 19, 2012 – Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories list for 2012 will be released on December 20. This list highlights extraordinary weather that occurred across Canada during 2012.

  • Minister Kent to Make Announcement on Hamilton Harbour

    HAMILTON, Ont. – December 17, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will make an important announcement concerning Hamilton Harbour.

  • Top 10 Weather Stories for 2012

    OTTAWA, Ont. – December 10, 2012 – Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories list for 2012 will be released on December 20. This list highlights extraordinary weather that occurred across Canada during 2012.

  • British Columbia Winter Severe Weather Technical Media Briefing

    Vancouver, B.C. – December 7, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Warning Preparedness Meteorologists from Environment Canada will give a technical media briefing on the Seasonal Winter Forecast for British Columbia and tools the public can use to prepare for severe weather, including the High-Elevation Travelers Bulletin. A tour of our Storm Prediction Centre will also be provided to interested media.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent in Doha, Qatar, for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change

    DOHA, Qatar – December 2, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will participate in the 18th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change from December 3-7, 2012.

November

October

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Sandy

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- October 29, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that on Monday, October 29th, officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Centre will give a media technical briefing teleconference concerning Hurricane Sandy.

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Sandy

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. – October 28, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that on Monday, October 29th officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Centre will give a media technical briefing concerning Hurricane Sandy. Bob Robichaud, Program Manager for the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will present the latest information about the storm.

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Sandy

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- October 27, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that on Sunday, October 28th officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Centre will give a media technical briefing teleconference concerning Hurricane Sandy.

  • Media Technical Briefing on Hurricane Sandy

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. – October 25, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that on October 26th officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Center will give a media technical briefing concerning Hurricane Sandy. Bob Robichaud, program Manager for the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will present the latest information about the storm.

  • Canada’s Environment Minister to Participate in Keynote Discussion on Climate Change at Chatham House

    LONDON, England -- October 12, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, is participating in a keynote discussion about international climate change policy at the 16th Annual Chatham House Conference on climate change.

  • Canada's Environment Minister to Attend Annual Meeting of Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

    LAKE LOUISE, Alta – October 9, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will join his provincial and territorial counterparts to move forward Canada's key environmental priorities.

  • Minister Kent and Senator Rivard to Make an Important Announcement on the Clean-Up of Contaminated Sites

    Ottawa, Ont. -- Oct. 3, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Senator Michel Rivard will make an important announcement regarding the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan.

September

  • 2nd Media Technical Briefing On Tropical Storm Leslie

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- September 10, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that on September 11th officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Center will give a media technical briefing via teleconference only on Tropical Storm Leslie.

  • Media Technical Briefing on Tropical Storm Leslie

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- September 10, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada’s Canadian Hurricane Center will give a teleconference media technical briefing on the potential weather conditions expected from Tropical Storm Leslie.

  • United States and Canada to Announce Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- September 6, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Lisa P. Jackson, will sign a newly amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement on Friday, September 7th. Administrator Jackson and Minister Kent will hold a short press availability following the signing ceremony.

  • Minister Kent to Make an Announcement Regarding the Great Lakes

    TORONTO, Ont. -- September 6 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will make an announcement in Toronto regarding the Great Lakes.

  • Update--Minister Kent to Make an Announcement on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    SASKATOON, Sask. -- September 5, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that the event involving Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, which was to take place at the Queen Elizabeth Power Station has changed locations.

August

July

June

  • Update — Minister Kent to Hold Media Teleconference

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – June 21, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that the event involving Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, for tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro, has been postponed to a later time.

  • Minister Kent to Hold Media Teleconference

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- June 21, 2012 -- Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, will be available to update members of the media on Canada’s participation at the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan to Make an Important Announcement

    REGINA, Sask. – June 1st, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Saskatchewan’s Minister of Environment, the Honourable Ken Cheveldayoff, will make an important announcement concerning the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

May

  • Canadian Hurricane Centre Prepared for the 2012 Hurricane Season

    HALIFAX, N.S. – May 23, 2012 – Media representatives are advised that Bob Robichaud from the Canadian Hurricane Centre will be available to discuss the upcoming 2012 hurricane season and the steps Canadians can take to be prepared.

  • Postponed - Ministers Kent and Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- May 5, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that the event involving Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Veterans Affairs Minister, the Honourable Steven Blaney, that was scheduled for Monday, May 7 in Ottawa about the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan has been postponed to a later date.

  • Ministers Kent and Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- May 4, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Veterans Affairs Minister, the Honourable Steven Blaney, will make an important announcement about the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan.

April

March

February

January

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