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Found 10 records similar to 2021 Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development—Report 6—Departmental Progress in Implementing Sustainable Development Strategies—Healthy Coasts and Oceans, Pristine Lakes and Rivers, and Sustainable Food
This audit focused on whether Employment and Social Development Canada and selected organizations were implementing a national approach for achieving the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and had made progress toward achieving selected national targets that would result in more inclusive and sustainable outcomes for Canadians.
This audit focused on whether the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat led the Greening Government Strategy in a manner that supported progress in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of the federal government. It also focused on whether National Defence and Transport Canada reported results supported by the implementation of internal controls and took appropriate measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their area of responsibility.
The purpose of this annual report is to inform Parliament and Canadians about the number, nature, and status of environmental petitions and responses received from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, as required by section 23 of the Auditor General Act.
This review focused on whether federal departments and agencies contributed to the goal of safe and healthy communities set out in the 2016–2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy. Federal departments and agencies that contribute to this goal must indicate in their departmental sustainable development strategies which of their departmental targets and actions contribute to the federal goal. They are required to report their progress on these targets and actions each year to Parliament in the supplementary tables to their departmental results reports.
This audit focused on whether Environment and Climate Change Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada took a coordinated and risk-based approach to reduce the impact of excess nutrients on ecosystem health in selected Canadian water basins. Our audit examined 3 water basins: Lake Erie, Lake Winnipeg, and Wolastoq, Saint John River. We selected these 3 water basins in part because they cross international or interprovincial borders and because each basin has significant or emerging harmful and nuisance algal blooms.
This audit focused on whether Health Canada ensured that natural health products available for sale in Canada were safe and accurately represented to consumers.
This audit focused on whether Natural Resources Canada, working with Employment and Social Development Canada and partners, had prepared to support workers and their communities for a just transition to a low-carbon economy. It also examined whether Natural Resources Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and Prairies Economic Development Canada had adequately supported a just transition for workers and communities affected by the accelerated federal phase-out of coal-fired electricity.
This audit focused on whether Environment and Climate Change Canada ensured that carbon pricing systems in Canada were applied effectively, fairly, and transparently.
This audit focused on whether Infrastructure Canada designed and implemented a Climate Lens approach to designated projects under selected funding programs, and whether investments under these programs contributed to more resilient, less carbon-intensive, and inclusive infrastructure investments.
This audit focused on whether Natural Resources Canada designed the Onshore Program of the Emissions Reduction Fund to ensure that the anticipated reductions of greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector after 2023 would be credible and sustainable. The report also examined whether the department conducted due diligence technical and financial assessments of each applicant’s project submission, including the assessment of how each contribution would represent value for money.