Environmental Assessment

Letter from law students and lawyers demands environmental changes be removed from Bill C-38

Environmental students and law professors unite to say no to changes to environmental laws proposed by Bill C-38.

Enbridge Northern Gateway protest in Bella Bella was "absolutely peaceful"

Community leaders met with officials Monday morning, after a Northern Gateway pipeline hearing was cancelled over a protest. Heiltsuk Tribal Council says hearings should resume Tuesday afternoon.

Enviro Minister, tar sands producers, and energy execs call for less regulation of industry

Speaking at the GLOBE Conference, Environment Minister Peter Kent defended Canada's Kyoto pullout and stressed “efficiency” in the bid to modernize environmental assessment processes.

Critics distressed over Tories' plans to change environmental review process

With a new “austerity budget” and other legislation changes forthcoming from the Conservative government, many have concerns about possible amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act.