Environmental Groups Call for Full Restoration of Lost Protections for Navigable Waters
Environmental groups are calling on the Canadian government to fully restore legal protections for navigable waters. Bill C-69, which includes the newly proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act, introduced in the House of Commons on February 8, broadens some protections for navigable waterways, but does not fully restore what was lost.
A look at Bill C-69
There are a few important items that you may have missed in last weeks 341 page environmental omnibus Bill C-69. Here we’ve broken down some of the big changes.
The Bridges Canada Must Build
This piece by John Ralston Saul was originally published August 25, 2017 in the Globe and Mail. Walls, Bridges, Homes is a series of essays written in response to the emerging global appetite for a progressive narrative around inclusion and immigration.
Hullcar Aquifer Review
On November 30th, an independent review on the contamination of the Hullcar aquifer was released. The review, ordered by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, outlines some positive recommendations for addressing agricultural pollution in the Hullcar aquifer.