Canada’s Official Opposition, the New Democrats, passed all of the following resolutions during the second day of the party’s recent biennial Convention in Montreal:
New study confirms government misled public on Environmental Assessment ‘delays’
OTTAWA – A study published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences found environmental assessments triggered by the Fisheries Act prior to the 2012 omnibus bill were NOT taking too long to conclude. In fact, most were completed in less time than the new Act requires, proving the government misled Parliament and Canadians.
by Forest Ethics | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012:
Given the opportunity to shed light on its proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline project at the NEB’s Joint Review Panel (JRP) hearings currently taking place in Prince George, Enbridge lawyer Laura Estep chose instead to focus on ForestEthics Advocacy’s use of the media, campaigning and previous questions directed to Enbridge.
“This is an emotionally charged project. Living in Smithers, people are definitely in fear of losing our healthy salmon watersheds,” ForestEthics Advocacy senior energy campaigner Nikki Skuce told the panel and a full house at the hearings.