In June 2017, the federal government announced proposed amendments to the Oceans Act, Canada’s flagship marine protection law. This backgrounder outlines both the positives of the proposed amendments and the next steps needed to strengthen the Act and steer Canada through the stormy waters ahead.
Is Canada’s Oceans Act up to the job on its 20th anniversary?
Oceans Act, Marine Protection
West Coast Environmental Law Association
Friday, June 16, 2017