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Oceana Canada Announces New Measures to Beat Plastic Pollution

Oceana Canada Announces New Measures to Beat Plastic Pollution

Oceana Canada is joining the Honourable Karina Gould, Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, for the announcement of new measures to beat plastic pollution in Canada. Similar announcement events will be held in Quebec City, QC, Bedford, NS, Winnipeg, MB, and Vancouver, BC.


DATEMonday, June 20, 2022
TIME10:00 a.m. ET
LOCATIONRipley’s Aquarium of Canada (88 Bremner Blvd, Toronto), main entrance, in front of the iconic, three-story-tall Giant Plastic Tap installation by Canadian artist and activist Benjamin Von Wong.
LIVESTREAMTo attend this press conference remotely (via Zoom webinar), media representatives are asked to register by contacting Environment and Climate Change Canada at [email protected].
AVAILABLE FOR COMMENTKim Elmslie, Campaign Director and Anthony Merante, Plastics Campaigner, Oceana Canada
MORERead more about Oceana Canada’s call on the government for a strong ban on single-use plastics here.

See related article: Researchers create sustainable, biodegradable, vegan glitter in the hope of reducing plastic pollution

For more information or to arrange an interview please contact:
Angela Pinzon, Pilot PMR, [email protected], 647-295-0517; Alex Mangiola, Pilot PMR, [email protected], 416-460-3575; or Lesley Wilmot, Oceana Canada, [email protected], 647-535-6326.

Source: Oceana Canada


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