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Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI)
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41st Parliament, 1st Session
June 2, 2011 - September 13, 2013

About this Committee


The House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI) is a permanent committee established by the Standing Orders of the House of Commons. For a more detailed overview of parliamentary committees, see the Compendium of House of Commons Procedure.

Under Standing Order 108(1), the Committee examines, enquires into and reports on matters referred to it by the House of Commons, including legislation, departmental activities and spending, reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and other matters related to the general subject matter of the environment and sustainable development.

As well, under Standing Order 108(2), the Committee studies and reports on topics ENVI itself chooses to examine relating to the mandate, management and operation (including policies, programs and legislation) of Environment Canada, Parks Canada and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.