The catalogue provides summaries of environmental petitions received in the last 5 years:
Titles of older petitions are available, and you can ask to receive the full petition. Petitions will be provided in the language in which they were originally written.
The views, opinions, and facts alleged in the petitions and responses are those of petitioners and ministers. They do not represent the views or opinions of the Auditor General of Canada and the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.
The information in a petition is not audited, and the Commissioner makes no representations as to the accuracy of the information. The Commissioner is not responsible for any damages or losses arising from the use of information in the catalogue, nor is the Commissioner liable for any decision made or action taken based on the information.
The Office of the Auditor General does not edit petitions and responses. Some information may be removed from petitions posted in the catalogue in order to protect the privacy of individuals, to avoid publishing inflammatory or potentially defamatory statements, or to respect copyright.
Copyright of petitions remains with the petitioners.
The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCESD produces an annual report on petitions for Parliament each fall.