What we do

  • Protect Ontario’s air, land, water, species at risk and their habitats
  • Tackle climate change
  • Manage the province’s parks and conservation reserves
  • Maintain strong environmental protections while creating jobs
  • Use the best available science and research to develop and deliver policies, legislation, regulations, standards, programs and services
  • Enforce compliance with environmental laws
  • Work with partner ministries, other governments, Indigenous partners and organizations, industry, stakeholders and the public
  • Monitor and report to track environmental progress

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
5th Floor, 777 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2J3

Minister, media and news

Agencies, boards, commissions and other

The ministry is affiliated with the following independent agencies and other entities:

Advisory agencies


The ministry administers the following legislation: