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House of Commons Passes Reformed Environmental Laws

On June 20, 2018, the House of Commons passed two important environmental laws — Bills C-68 and C-69.  Bill C-68 reforms the Fisheries Act, largely fulfilling the Trudeau government’s election promise to restore legal protection of fish habitat. Bill C-69 includes two new laws: Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act, and amendments to the Navigable Waters Act. Nature…

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