MEDIA ADVISORY: Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to present a collaborative report on climate change on Tuesday, 27 March 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to present a collaborative report on climate change on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 March 21, 2018

REGINA, Sask.—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, 27 March 2018.

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. The collaborative report will provide an independent, big picture review of the state of governmental actions on climate change commitments across the country.

Schedule

Access to the Report

Around 10:00 a.m. (ET)

 

The Report will be made available on the Office of the Auditor General of Canada website immediately following tabling. It will also be available on the Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan’s website the day of the release.

Media availability

From 1:30 p.m. (ET)

 

 

 

 

The Commissioner, auditors general from certain provinces, and a spokesperson on the territorial audits will hold a technical briefing via webcast to answer media questions.

Please sign up for the webcast here.

Reporters from across the country will be able to participate, however only via this webcast.

Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan Judy Ferguson will be available for media interviews following the webcast.

For interviews with the federal Commissioner, please contact the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (Media Relations – Telephone: 1-888-761-5953).

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Information and media requests, please contact:

Mindy Ellis, Communications Specialist, Office of the Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan
Tel.: 306-787-6374
E-mail: ellis@auditor.sk.ca

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