Federal commissioner of the environment and sustainable development to present collaborative report on climate change on Tuesday, March 2723 March 2018
FREDERICTON (GNB) – On behalf of the auditors general of most provinces, as well as the auditor general of Canada, the federal commissioner of the environment and sustainable development, Julie Gelfand, will be presenting a collaborative report titled Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report from Auditors General for tabling in the House of Commons on Tuesday, March 27.
This collaborative report builds on audit work released over the last 18 months in most provinces, in the three northern territories, and at the federal level to provide an overall assessment of whether federal, provincial and territorial governments have met their commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. It will provide an independent, big-picture review of the state of governmental actions on climate change commitments across the country.
Access to the report around 11 a.m.
- The report will be made available on the Office of the Auditor General of Canada website as well as on the Auditor General of New Brunswick website immediately following tabling.
Media availability from 2:30 p.m.
- The commissioner, auditors general from certain provinces and a spokesperson on the territorial audits will hold a technical briefing via webcast to answer media and stakeholder questions.
Please sign up for the webcast here.
Reporters and stakeholders from across the country will be able to participate, however only via this webcast.
The federal commissioner will be available for media interviews following the webcast. To book an interview with her, please contact the Office of the Auditor General of Canada directly.
For interviews with provincial auditors general, please contact provincial offices directly.