Getting it Right: Strong Laws for Healthy Communities and a Resilient Environment

Federal environmental laws
West Coast Environmental Law Association, David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Environmental Defence, Freshwater Alliance, Pembina Institute, Northern Confluence, Tides Canada

The federal government's review of Canada's environmental laws presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strengthen five of our most important statutes: the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act, National Energy Board Act and Canadian Environmental Protection Act. This booklet contains key recommendations from leading environmental groups for strong laws that work together to protect against pollution and toxics, confront climate change, regain public trust and ensure sustainability.

The time is now to enact next-generation environmental laws. Let's get it right.

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