The federal government's budget announcement in late March 2012 and the Budget Bill (C-38) that followed in April 2012 were surrounded with statements from the government on the intent of environmental law rollbacks.
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The Joint Review Panel (JRP) is a three person panel appointed by the federal government to review the Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal.
This is a map of combined traditional territories of First Nations who have banned tar sands pipelines and tankers using their indigenous laws.
The Canadian government is considering a proposal to build a pipeline under mountains and across rivers that could carry more than half a million barrels of raw tar sands crude oil (known as bitumen) daily across important salmon rivers, coastal rainforests, and sensitive marine waters.
This document contains West Coast Environmental Law's comments on the Draft Terms of Reference (“TOR”) for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project.
Canadians want strong environmental laws, and they deserve an environmental assessment process that delivers on core Canadian values related to the environment, democracy, and responsible development.
The Canadian government is presently considering approval of a 1,172 km pipeline that would carry 525,000 barrels per day of crude oil from the Alberta tar sands to the BC coast and load it onto supertankers bound for China and the west coast of the US.
This is a list of First Nations and First Nations political organizations that have publicly declared their opposition to the Enbridge tankers and pipelines project.