Environmental assessment in Canada: En106-36/1996E-PDF

achievements, challenges and directions : a report in support of the International study of the effectiveness of environmental assessment.

"Is environmental assessment useful and relevant? Is environmental assessment helping to achieve sustainable development in Canada? Is pollution reduced or prevented as a result of environmental assessment? Is biodiversity protected? Are ecosystems essential to the prosperity of present and future generations of Canadians better protected? Is environmental assessment helping decision-makers make informed choices by providing sound information about likely environmental effects of projects and policies? This report attempts to address these questions for Canada. The report summarizes Canada’s efforts to achieve relevant and useful environmental assessment processes that contribute to sustainable development. The report also summarizes achievements, challenges and future directions for environmental assessment in Canada."--Introduction.

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Department/Agency Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. Environment Canada.
Title Environmental assessment in Canada
Subtitle achievements, challenges and directions : a report in support of the International study of the effectiveness of environmental assessment.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Other Formats Paper-[English | French]
Note Title from cover. The catalogue number (En106-36/1996) and ISBN (0-662-62511-0) for the bilingual print edition have been copied in this electronic publication. Issued also in French under title: Évaluation environnementale au Canada : réalisations, défis et orientations : rapport en appui a l'Étude internationale sur l'efficacité de l'évaluation environnementale.
Date c1996.
Number of Pages 14 p.
Catalogue Number
  • En106-36/1996E-PDF
Subject Terms Environmental impact assessment