MIL OSI Translation. Canadian French to English
Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI Regional News
June 25, 2019 – Kawartha Lakes, Ontario
Canadians love nature and depend on it. Nature is the source of the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. Nature protection can also provide more than 30% of our global climate solutions. That’s why the Government of Canada has doubled its protected nature area in Canada’s lands and oceans.
On June 22, 2019, the Minister of International Development and Minister of Status of Women and Gender Equality and the Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, Maryam Monsef, announced today, on behalf of the Minister of the Environment and of Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, that the Government of Canada has invested $ 215,000 to protect the Cation Wildlife Preserve in partnership with the Kawartha Land Trust. This represents an additional 270 hectares of protected nature in Canada.
Funding for this project comes from the largest investment in the nature of Canada’s history – $ 1.3 billion from Natural Heritage Canada. Partner organizations provide matching contributions for each project, such as the Cation Wildlife Preserve. This collaboration demonstrates that we can do great things when we work together to achieve a common goal of conservation.
These efforts are just part of a broad spectrum of conservation work being done across the country that will help Canada achieve its 2020 conservation goals, move toward reconciliation with Aboriginal peoples, protect and protect restore species at risk and enhance biodiversity for the benefit of all.
We would like to thank the Kawartha Land Trust for all the hard work its staff spends on protecting our nature. The Government of Canada looks forward to working together to ensure a bright future for our children and grandchildren.
“Canada contains some of the largest expanses of natural spaces in the world. We must work together to protect nature and fight climate change. By establishing and supporting conservation partnerships with other levels of government and environmental organizations through the Canada Nature Fund, we can make significant progress that will help protect our environment and grow our economy. . The Kawartha Land Trust makes a significant contribution to the protection of Canada’s land and biodiversity. – Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Funding for this project was provided through the Canada Wildlife Fund, a $ 500 million investment to support the efforts of partners whose commitment is critical to achieving success in Canada. nature conservation.
Contributions from Canada’s Nature Fund are matched by philanthropic foundations, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, provinces, territories and other partners to achieve a total of $ 1 billion to support conservation measures.
Canada’s Nature Fund supports the protection of Canada’s ecosystems, landscapes, biodiversity and species at risk.
The Government of Canada is committed to doubling the amount of protected nature in our lands and waters across Canada.
This project is part of a wide range of ongoing conservation work across the country that will help Canada achieve its conservation goals for 2020.
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