Canada Fisheries Act

Budget Swallows Famed Research Facility

CBC | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Politics

A famous research facility in Ontario that pioneered investigations into acid rain is the latest victim of federal budget cuts. The Experi...

Feds Harming Fish Habitats?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian conservationists say the federal government could dramatically weaken protections for fish habitats in lakes, streams and waterways ...

Government to Gut the Fisheries Act

Cameron Fenton | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

Recently, leaked information has shown that the Canadian government is considering drastic changes to section 35(1) of the Fisheries Act, removing provisions that prevent any industrial activities which "result in the harmful alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat." So, why should you care?