Environmental regulations 

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Consult these sources for information on Canadian environmental guidelines, regulations, permits and agreements.

  • Acts, regulations and agreements – Environment

    When you operate a business, you need to obey laws and regulations that protect the water, land, air, birds and animals that are around it. Learn about the environmental rules that apply to your business.

  • Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines

    Does your business use chemicals that could pollute your land and the water nearby? This website can show you how much you can safely use.

  • Permits and licences

    Find the federal, provincial/territorial and municipal permits and licences that you may need to start or manage your business.