Environmental groups respond to federal budget changes

Environmental groups respond to federal budget changes


What exactly are the changes to environmental law proposed by the 2012 Budget (Bill c-38)?  Combing through a massive bill deters people from learning what it does, which is the whole point.  Fortunately, our friends at Ecojustice and West Coast Environmental Law have identified Top 10 Concerns with the bill.


For more on the Environmental Laws Matter campaign to save (and better) Canada’s Environmental Laws, see http://www.envirolawsmatter.ca/.  You can learn about the principles of good environmental assessment, read key news stories about the federal bill, and take action.




The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has been seeking strong and effective environmental laws since it was founded in 1982. The ELC is dedicated to providing credible, comprehensive and objective legal information regarding natural resources, energy and environmental law, policy and regulation in Alberta. The ELC’s mission is to educate and champion for strong laws and rights so all Albertans can enjoy clean water, clean air and a healthy environment. Our vision is a society where laws secure an environment that sustains current and future generations.


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