CANADA-ONTARIO AGREEMENTS

 

1.  CANADA-ONTARIO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ACCORD (COESA)

The Accord was signed on February 27, 1992. The overall purpose of the Accord is to serve as an umbrella agreement between Canada and each province under which all federal environmental sustainability programs are to be managed.

In Ontario programs currently being managed under the Canada-Ontario Accord include the Canada-Ontario Land Management Assistance Program and Canada-Ontario Green Plan for the Ontario agri-food sector.

The COESA Agreement is available for viewing here (also in pdf format [16 KB])

 

2. CANADA-ONTARIO AGREEMENT ON THE AGRICULTURE COMPONENT OF THE
    GREEN PLAN

The Agreement was signed on September 21, 1992. The overall purpose of the Agreement is to facilitate the implementation of a number of environmental sustainability activates aimed at: Conserving and enhancing the natural resources that agriculture uses and shares; minimizing the impact of the agri-food sector on environmental resources required by non-agriculture sectors; and protecting agriculture from the environmental impacts caused by other sectors and factors external to agriculture.

The Agreement falls under the framework established by the Canada-Ontario Environmental Sustainability Accord Respecting the Agri-Food Sector.

The CANADA-ONTARIO GREEN PLAN Agreement is available for viewing (also in pdf format [25 KB]).

 


 

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