Proclamation declaring the Wednesday of Canadian Environment Week in June of each year to be Clean Air Day Canada
Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
To All To Whom these Presents shall come or whom the same may in any way concern,
Whereas clean air is a federal government priority;
Whereas there are serious global, regional and local implications from increased atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gases;
Whereas healthy air quality is essential to the physical, social and economical well-being of all Canadians and their environment;
Whereas the citizens of Canada recognize the need for individual and community action by governments, industry and the general public to reduce harmful emissions that contribute to air pollution and climate change;
And Whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1999-573 of March 25, 1999, His Excellency the Governor General in Council has directed that a proclamation do issue declaring the Wednesday of Canadian Environment Week in June of each year to be Clean Air Day Canada;
Now Know You that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by this Our Proclamation declare the Wednesday of Canadian Environment Week in June of each year to be Clean Air Day Canada.
Of All Which Our Loving Subjects and all others whom these Presents may concern are hereby required to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly.
In Testimony Whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At Our Government House, in Our City of Ottawa, this twentieth day of April in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.
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