Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

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Under the Environmental Bill of Rights, Ontarians have a right to know about — and have a say in — government decisions that affect the environment.

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We report on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights, and Ontario’s progress on climate change, energy conservation, and other environmental issues.

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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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Top 10 most commented-on proposals on the Environmental Registry in 2017

The Environmental Registry is a website that provides the public with access to information about environmentally significant proposals being put forward by the Ontario government, and also allows the public to provide comments. The Environmental ...

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EBR Report Cards Prompt Ontario Ministries to Better Serve the Public

Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) provides powerful tools for the public to engage in government decisions that affect the environment. But these tools only work well if ministries carry out their EBR responsibilities ...

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