What would a good environmental assessment law look like? (Video)

What would a good environmental assessment law look like? (Video)

1/30/2013

Federal omnibus budget bills passed in 2012 brought dramatic changes to environmental regulation, particularly in the area of environmental assessments. Many of us are wondering what this means for environmental protection in Canada. This remains to be seen, and leaves us with another question: What would a good environmental assessment law – a law that incorporates environmentally sound principles – look like?

Brenda Heelan Powell, Staff Counsel, reviews recent changes to federal environmental assessment law and discusses the ELC’s recent publication, A Model Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Law, which strives to answer that question.

Watch the webinar recording on YouTube.

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