After extensive pressure from locals and conservation groups, the federal government reject the proposed Mother Canada statue in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
The groups are urging the BC government and mining companies to commit to better practices and stronger regulations to protect communities from industrial pollution.
By harvesting trees in patterns that resemble natural disturbances, Canadian forestry companies are hoping to improve sustainable management practices.
With the province making its opposition official, the question now is whether the federal government will follow in its footsteps.
Final six-month countdown for the project begins as oil producers are unlikely to sign shipping agreements.
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