Law, Policy, & Standards

Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Legal team argues the Harper Government decision to conditionally approve the pipeline was unconstitutional.

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Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Joint Review Panel’s flawed final report cannot be used as basis for federal approval, groups allege.

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Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change.

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David Suzuki: It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesticides

David Suzuki: It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesticides

It’s the government’s duty to protect us from potentially harmful chemicals. With neonics, the science is clear.

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David Suzuki: Here’s to a radical Canada Day!

David Suzuki: Here’s to a radical Canada Day!

What kind of Canada do you want?

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Pipeline approval flies in the face of democracy and global warming

Pipeline approval flies in the face of democracy and global warming

Our choice is between ignoring overwhelming scientific evidence about the human contribution to climate change and pollution or changing our ways and reducing carbon emissions and fossil fuel dependence.

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Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

First Nations and environmental groups gear up for court battles in the wake of federal cabinet’s decision on Northern Gateway.

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Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Jeff Rubin compares two national energy policies going in different directions.

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Majority of public comments reject BC forest privatization scheme

Majority of public comments reject BC forest privatization scheme

British Columbians remain opposed to the province moving to area-based tenures (or TFLs) for managing BC forests.

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