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The Public Hearings Have Already Begun: Have Your Say on our Future Environmental Laws!

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Stephen Hazell
Director of Conservation
and General Counsel

This is a critical time to press for better environmental laws in Canada. The federal government is seeking public input on potential changes to environmental laws such as the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Fisheries Law, Navigation Protection Act and National Energy Board Act.

Now is your chance, the best opportunity in a generation, to seek stronger environmental laws to protect the air, water, lands we need to survive and wildlife that we love.

See the list below for upcoming hearings in a community near you.  It is recommended that you register in advance.Image of a button

And if you are unable to participate, we assure you that Nature Canada will be speaking up on your behalf to ensure nature’s voice is heard at the public hearings to strengthen our laws.

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Province:   City: Date: Time:
 Quebec  Montreal  October 26  7:00 – 10:30 pm
 Ontario  Sudbury   November 3  6:30 – 10:00 pm
Ottawa  November 8   6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Toronto  November 9  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Thunder Bay  November 14  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Manitoba  Winnipeg  November 16  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Alberta  Calgary  November 21  6:30 -10:00 pm
 Fort McMurray  November 23  6:30 – 10:00 pm
British Columbia  Kamloops  November 28  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Fort St. John  December 5  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Prince Rupert  December 8  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Vancouver  December 12  6:30 – 10:00 pm
 Nanaimo  December 14  6:30 – 10:00 pm


Click here to read about the crucial changes Nature Canada is calling for to strengthen our laws.

Also, why not consider writing a Letter to your Local Editor about stronger environmental laws? We have a simple and effective letter writing tool that you can easily use to spread our message in your local community.

Together our voices will ring out in support of improved and strengthened environmental laws.

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