Environment

Taxes also help finance initiatives to protect the environment (for example, water, air, forests and animals)See note 1 such as:

  • creating national and provincial parksSee note 2
  • rehabilitating and restoring degraded areasSee note 3
  • ensuring the quality of drinking waterSee note 4
  • ensuring the quality of Québec’s beachesSee note 5
  1. Note 1 GOUVERNEMENT DU QUÉBEC. Agriculture, environnement et ressources naturelles, [Online], [www.quebec.ca] (Viewed on December 22, 2021).
  2. Note 2 MINISTÈRE DES FORÊTS, DE LA FAUNE ET DES PARCS. Parks, Québec national parks network, Creating a national park, [Online], [www.mffp.gouv.qc.ca] (Viewed on January 28, 2021).
  3. Note 3 MINISTÈRE DES FORÊTS, DE LA FAUNE ET DES PARCS. Parks, Roles and responsibilities, The Ministère’s conservation achievements in Québec’s national parks, [Online], [www.mffp.gouv.qc.ca] (Viewed on January 28, 2021).
  4. Note 4 MINISTÈRE DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET DE LA LUTTE CONTRE LES CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES. Water, Drinking Water, [Online], [www.environnement.gouv.qc.ca] (Viewed on January 28, 2021).
  5. Note 5 MINISTÈRE DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET DE LA LUTTE CONTRE LES CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES. Water, Recreational Waters, environnement-plage, [Online], [www.environnement.gouv.qc.ca] (Viewed on January 28, 2021).