Recommendations to parliamentary committee reviewing Bill C-69
Bill C-69 is being pushed through parliamentary Committee hearings at an unprecedented rate. We are worried that parts of this Bill, and especially those related to navigable waters, will go without adequate review and improvement.
Hap Wilson: Building Access to Water and Defending an Age-old Human Right
This piece is a guest blog by author, explorer, and trail builder Hap Wilson as part of our series weaving together the cultural, environmental, and historic significance of Canada’s navigable waters.
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.
Taking the call to Restore “Navigable Waters” to Canada’s Capital
We’ve been speaking with government officials and MPs about restoring protections to navigable waters. Groups, and individuals, across the country are uniting in calling on the federal government to deliver on its promise. The time to get environmental laws right and #fixNPA is now.
Protect the Other 99%: Restoring Rights to Access Navigable Waters
Access to millions of rivers and lakes rests on how the Navigation Protection Act is revised. Now is the time to nominate your home waters to join ALL navigable waters for protection from barriers that block navigation. You can join a movement calling on the Navigation Protection Act to ensure #nowatersleftbehind.