Posts Tagged ‘peter kent

Is it personal between Joe Oliver and Megan Leslie? Leslie says: “Yeah.”

- June 22nd, 2012

The NDP’s Megan Leslie reviews the spring sitting in Parliament while the National Citizens Coalition’s Stephen Taylor gets asked: Is it time the Conservatives took the New Democrats — ahead or tied with the Tories in several recent polls — more seriously? Read more…

Oil sands monitoring: Some positives but some opportunities missed

- February 4th, 2012

Queen’s University environmental scientist John Smol was among the scientific advisors that contributed to the creation of the Oil Sands Monitoring System, announced in Edmonton Friday by Environment Minister Peter Kent and his provincial counterpart Diana McQueen.

As my colleague Tanara McLean reported:

The program aims to create a more “transparent” and cohesive monitoring system. All oilsands Read more…

Verbatim: Environment Minister Peter Kent pulls Canada out of the Kyoto Protocol

- December 12th, 2011
Peter Kent exists Kyoto

Here is the text of the statement Environment Minister Peter Kent (left) delivered in the House of Commons foyer late this afternoon:

I have just returned from Durban, South Africa where countries of the world, Canada included, made it clear: Read more…

Kent on Durban Platform: “fair and balanced framework”

- December 11th, 2011
Peter Kent at Durban
Australia’s Minister for Climate Change Greg Combet (left) speaks with Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent during a break in plenary session at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

The international conference on climate change in Durban, South Africa was supposed to wrap up on Friday but without a deal, all countries kept going and, early Sunday morning, came up with what they’re calling the Durban Platform. Here, for the record, is Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent’s statement on Durban Platform:

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