Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Government of Canada
Description:Following votes by members of the House of Commons and Senate in favour of ratification, the government of Canada ratified the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on 17 December 2002. Under the protocol, Canada must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 6% compared to 1990 levels by 2008-2012.

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