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Queen's University

How Governments Use Science

March 14, 2013,  11:45 am - 1:00 pm 
Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street, Room 202

Gord Miller

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Gord Miller was first sworn in as the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario on January 31, 2000, to oversee the continued implementation of the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). He has now been re-appointed for his third term. As an independent officer appointed by the Legislative Assembly, Commissioner Miller oversees 13 ministries and monitors and reports annually on: 

  • Government compliance with the provisions of the EBR 
  • Government progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions 
  • Activities in Ontario to reduce the use or make more efficient use of electricity, natural gas, propane, oil and transportation fuels. 

Prior to his appointment as Environmental Commissioner on January 31, 2000, Gord Miller worked as a scientist in pollution abatement and in environmental education and training. As Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller has released twelve annual reports, seven special reports, four Greenhouse Gas Progress Reports and four Energy Conservation Progress Reports to the Ontario Legislature. 

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