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The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) is an independent officer of the Legislature who reports on government progress on climate change, energy and other environmental issues. The ECO is the province’s environmental watchdog and champion of Ontarians’ environmental rights.

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Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual environmental protection report. This report includes: Water pollution and drinking water Wildlife disease and monitoring The loss of forests and wetlands in southern Ontario Ministry ...

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Ontario needs to adapt to wilder weather

Extreme heat. Intense rainfall. Severe flooding. Fierce winds. Destructive ice storms. Wild weather in Ontario – and the costly damage it leaves behind – is on the rise because of climate change. Unlike efforts to reduce greenhouse ...

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