Bill C-45

Navigable waters act, Canada freshwater, Canada rivers

New report condemns Harper government's "assault" on Canada's freshwater

A new report by the Council of Canadians harshly condemns the federal government's "assault" on laws and institutions protecting Canada's freshwater. ”The Navigable Waters Protection Act no longer...
Mount Polley, tailings pond, drinking water, mercury, arsenic, Imperial Metals

Why B.C. can expect more Mount Polley-style disasters

If the breach of the Mount Polley tailings pond can bring anything into sharper focus, it is that our relationship with industry in this province is heading in the wrong direction.

Harper's mobs, oaths and long-term austerity plan

On the path "Stephen Harper has chosen for us."

Safeguards for water, fish and human health bulldozed by Omnibus 2, say environmental lawyers

Environmental protections bulldozed by feds, two lawyers say.