On February 10, 2021, MaRS will launch “Mission from MaRS” a pan-Canadian climate-impact challenge meant to accelerate the adoption of homegrown climate tech and create thousands of jobs.
The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) yesterday released its final report providing a blueprint for creating a large-scale, transparent carbon credit trading market (the Report).
President Joe Biden is expected to take executive action today intended to elevate climate change across the U.S. federal government. Today’s announcements follow President Biden’s Day One commitment to re-join the Paris Agreement.
The Government of Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce (the Taskforce), launched in February 2020, today released its list of 74 recommendations to modernize Ontario’s capital markets regulation. The Taskforce recommends expanding the mandate of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to include fostering capital formation and competition in the markets and changing the name of the OSC to the Ontario Capital Markets Authority.
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced yesterday that it is beginning offset protocol development for the proposed Federal Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset System (for which proposed regulations are anticipated later this quarter).