On this page, you will find a complete listing of speeches and transcripts issued in the last twelve months. The Speeches Archive, accessible above right, lists speeches and transcripts issued more than twelve months ago.
- Minister Kent’s remarks on Federal Funding for The Randle Reef Sediment Remediation Project
Good morning. I’m pleased to have this opportunity to share with all of you today’s announcement regarding the Great Lakes.
- Minister's Remarks at the Ottawa Liaison Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Thank you and good morning everyone! It’s a pleasure for me to join you for this informal discussion about economic issues from an environmental perspective.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks on Proposed Light Duty Vehicle Regulations
Good afternoon, everyone. I’m here to share some good news about Canada’s latest actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Minister Kent offers congratulations to the Nature Conservancy of Canada for its 50th anniversary
On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to extend my congratulations and best wishes to the Nature Conservancy of Canada on its 50th anniversary.
- Speaking notes for The Honourable Peter Kent, P.C., M.P., at the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Celebration for 50 Years of Conservation
Good evening, It is a pleasure for me to be here this evening to join you in celebrating 50 years of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
- Canada’s Intervention made by Sue Milburn-Hopwood, Head of the Canadian Delegation, at the 34th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the London Convention and 7th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the London Protocol, on the Ocean Fertilization occurring off Canada’s West Coast, London, England, October 29, 2012
Thank you Madame Chair for the opportunity to provide the Contracting Parties with some details on the ocean fertilization incident that occurred off Canada’s west coast over the summer of 2012.
- Minister’s Remarks at the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada’s Annual General Meeting
Thank you, and good afternoon. Let me begin by congratulating all of you for having reached yet another milestone.
- Minister Kent’s remarks at the 16th annual Chatham House Conference on Climate Change
It is a pleasure to be here today to participate in this discussion on international climate change policy. My remarks will focus on the dynamic between international negotiations and national interests from a Canadian perspective.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks at a Press Conference on the Great Lakes Nutrient Initiative
Let me give special thanks to HMCS York, and to all the Naval Reservists here, for sharing their space with us. I like to think Environment Canada, too, is engaged in a kind of “coastal defence.” In our case, however, we’re protecting the integrity and quality of our precious water itself.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks at the Canadian Club
I am delighted to be here today. Before entering political life, I attended many lunches at the Canadian Club, listening to illustrious individuals expound on a range of topics.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks on the launch of the Federal Contaminated Sites (FCSAP) Phase II
LeBreton Flats was one of Canada’s oldest industrial and residential neighbourhoods. Settled in the 1800s, it was reduced to ash and rubble by a huge fire in 1900. The area was rebuilt with housing, rail yards, flour mills and sawmills, and several other industries. The activities of these industries, combined with the ash left from the Great Fire, resulted in contaminated soil on the Flats.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks on the Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
Let me begin by extending greetings from Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Ambassadors Jacobson and Doer; Lana Pollock, American co-chair of the International Joint Commission; Camille Magaud, Secretary of the Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission; Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State; and Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
- Minister Kent’s Remarks on Coal-Fired Electricity Regulations
SASKATOON, SK -- September 5, 2012 -- Good afternoon! As I have stated many times, Canada is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent from 2005 levels by 2020. Canada already boasts one of the cleanest electricity systems in the world, with three-quarters of our electricity supply emitting no greenhouse gases at all.
- Remarks by Minister Kent at GLOBE 2012--The 12th Biennial Trade Fair and Conference on Business and the Environment
I’m extremely pleased to be here today.
- Remarks by Minister Kent on Weather Monitoring Infrastructure
Good morning. I’m pleased to be here today on behalf of our Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, with good news for all Canadians.
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