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The Ministry of the Environment works to protect and sustain Ontario’s air, land, and water.

About the ministry

April 10, 2014

Protecting Timmins-Area Drinking Water

Ontario has approved the Mattagami Region Source Protection Plan to strengthen local source-to-tap drinking water protection.
April 9, 2014

Madoc Camp and Owner Fined $12,000 for Failing to Comply with a Ministry Order

Belleville - A Madoc camp and owner were fined $12,000 for failing to comply with a ministry order in relation to the inspection of a drinking water...
April 9, 2014

Ridgeville Farm Couple Fined $7,000 for Pesticide Violations

St. Catharines - A Ridgeville farm couple were fined $7,000­­­­ for storing pesticides and performing an extermination, contrary to the Pesticides Act.

Protecting Ontario’s Environment

At the Ministry of the Environment our vision is a healthy environment for a strong Ontario. We see new approaches and solutions arising right across Ontario – in communities creating more sustainable futures, in businesses cutting waste and costs, and among researchers developing innovations for a growing green marketplace.

We work with people across the province to protect our air, land, and water. Our goal is a healthy environment where Ontario’s people, businesses and communities thrive, now and in the future.