Bill C-38 replaced the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act with environmental assessment legislation which does not require a federal environmental assessment for this type of project.
The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development provides further evidence the federal government is failing to protect the environment and not meeting its climate change commitments.
It is now the time to consider the "deglobalization" of trade and a planned "degrowth" of the economy.
Canadian allowable limits for tritium releases are far higher than the United States and Europe and appear to be set based on how much the industry is willing to invest.
The federal government handed industry everything it wanted with its report on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act which, if implemented, will deprive Canadians of their democratic rights.
The cumulative negative impacts of roads on species and ecosystem integrity are evident across the country, and it is the job of government to ensure every action is taken to minimize such impacts.
"Woodland Caribou are declining as a result of habitat loss and disruption. Period. Killing wolves is not the solution to their recovery," said John Bennett, Executive Director of Sierra Club Canada.
The deadline to file comments on the federal government's caribou recovery plan is Wednesday, February 22. That's just a few days away -- we need your help!
We see Chamberlain's 1930s appeasement plan as shameful. At least he was trying to avert war. Kyoto tries to avert climate catastrophe. All Harper and Kent are trying to do is appease corporate oil.
See John Bonnar's from Car Free Day in Toronto hosted by the Sierra Club Ontario.