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RCC continues to express its concern over the recommendation of municipal staff regarding the Integrated Solid-Waste Resource Management Strategy Review – Final Report.  Specifically, RCC Members...

New standards affecting the importation or inter-provincial shipment of bulbs used in general service applications have now come into effect. The standards affect 75- and 100-watt bulbs...

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Retail Council of Canada’s...

On Dec. 4th, RCC members and several industry associations under the Coalition for Effective Waste Reduction in Ontario (CEWRO), participated in a lobby day at Queen’s Park to address issues...

Retailers Included
Co-op Atlantic, Canada Safeway, Costco Wholesale Canada, Federated Co-operatives Limited , Loblaw Companies Limited, Metro Inc., Sobeys Inc., Walmart...

Key wins over the last 3 months include:

  • Significant progress has been made with major municipalities in New Brunswick to amend Sunday shopping by-laws to allow...

Over the last 3 months

  • Worked with federal government to streamline reporting requirements for Chemical Environment Protection Act ensuring members were able to...

Governments across Canada are looking to industry to take on a bigger share of responsibility for the funding and management of recycling programs.   From their current focus on tires, used oil,...

On June 6 the City of Toronto passed two motions.

1) To prohibit all retail stores from providing customers with single-use plastic carryout (shopping) bags, including compostable,...

Expansion of stewardship programs, including the introduction of new programs, for the electronics and electrical category in British Columbia.  The new and expanded programs will launch on July 1...

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