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Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report



Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual Environmental Protection Report.

The report includes:

  • Indigenous communities and pollution
  • Species at risk
  • Updated approaches to environmental approvals
  • Algae in lakes
  • Aggregates
  • Protected areas and parks
  • Ministry report cards on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Media Studio, Legislative Building Room 148, Queen's Park, Toronto, ON

The Report and Media Release will be online at coincident with the media conference start.

Note: Media not currently accredited by the Legislative Assembly must register in advance with Gerald Christopher, Coordinator, Press Gallery (416-325-7922 or

Media contact:
Michael Zupanic
Communications & Outreach Co-ordinator

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The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is an independent officer of the Legislature who reports on government progress on environmental protection, climate change and energy conservation. The ECO is the province's environmental watchdog and guardian of Ontarians' environmental rights.

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