Liberals get passing grade on restoring environment protections, National Observer ($)

By Fatima Syed • August 7th 2019

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna makes an announcement at the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa on June 5, 2019. (Photo by Andrew Meade)

Environmental groups have given Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government a passing grade on its efforts to restore protections to Canada’s natural habitats, which the Liberals say are in jeopardy if the Conservatives return to power following this fall’s federal election.

Nature Canada has created a report card — in consultation with Freshwater Alliance and other environmental law groups such as Ecojustice, West Coast Environmental Law and Centre Québécois du droit de l’environnement — to assess the Trudeau government’s efforts to restore public trust and transparency in Canada’s environmental legislation. MORE>>


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