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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.

Changes to Navigable Waters Protection Act dangerously undermine environmental protection, say critics

Some First Nations and conservationists believe the new Navigation Protection Act will further undermine the health of Canada's waterways.

Second omnibus budget bill alters Navigable Waters Protection Act

The second omnibus, introduced today in the House, removes pipelines from the list of "obstacles" in navigable waters such as lakes.