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Paddling Together Report

The combined effect of hundreds of thousands of different approvals, licences and unpermitted activities have combined over time to degrade our natural life support systems – the web of life that we are part of, and depend upon, to sustain our cultures and economies.

Author: Jessica Clogg, Gavin Smith, Deborah Carlson, Hannah Askew
Publication Date: June 2017
Pages: 120

In June 2017, the federal government announced proposed amendments to the Oceans Act, Canada’s flagship marine protection law.

Author: Linda Nowlan, Maryann Watson, Georgia Lloyd-Smith
Publication Date: June 2017
Pages: 3
Modernizing the Fisheries Act

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO) submitted a report in February 2017, containing a series of recommendations that provide a sound basis for restoring lost protections to the Fisheries Act.

Author: (Multiple Authors)
Publication Date: May 2017
Pages: 5

In 2016, the federal government launched a public review to modernize the National Energy Board (NEB), providing an important opportunity to strengthen the regulatory process and ensure that Canada continues to have a modern, efficient and effective regulator.

Author: Eugene Kung
Publication Date: March 2017
Pages: 20

On December 31, 2016 Environment Canada posted its notice of intent to establish the Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area.

Author: Linda Nowlan, Maryann Watson
Publication Date: January 2017
Pages: 9

In fall 2016, the federal government began a review of changes to the Fisheries Act, with the aim o

Author: Linda Nowlan
Publication Date: November 2016
Pages: 36

In 2015, the mandate letters for both the Minister of Transport and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and

Author: Andrew Gage
Publication Date: November 2016
Pages: 8
EA Reform Summit Proceedings

In November 2015, the Ministers of Environment and Climate Change, Fisheries, Transport, Natural Resources, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Science were given the mandate to review Canada’s environmental assessment processes or to support that review.

Author: Anna Johnston, Staff Counsel
Publication Date: August 2016
Pages: 76

Author: Gavin Smith, Linda Nowlan and Georgia Lloyd-Smith
Publication Date: January 2016

An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed by

Author: open letter
Publication Date: November 2015
Pages: 1

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