Ozone Layer Protection
As one of the early signatories to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987, Canada has made significant progress in reducing the emissions of ozone-depleting substances through control measures implemented by federal, provincial and territorial governments, changes in technologies and voluntary actions by industry.
This section provides information on the ozone layer, the Montreal Protocol, and Canada's regulatory and voluntary programs to protect the Earth's stratospheric ozone layer.
- Environmental Code of Practice for the Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions from Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
- Publication of the Pollution Prevention Planning Notice in Respect of Halocarbons Used as a Refrigerant in Part I of the Canada Gazette
- Publication of the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations in Part II of the Canada Gazette
- Proposed revisions to the Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003 - Consultation Document
- Frequently Asked Questions on the Federal Halocarbon Regulations 2003
- Fact Sheet No. 2009-01: Restrictions on Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) under the Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations, 1998
- Fact Sheet No. 2009-02: Phase-out and Disposal of Halons in Fire-extinguishing Systems in Canada
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