Endangered Species Canada

Ontario Has Given Up on Endangered Species

Anna Baggio | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Politics
Anna Baggio

This is the only reasonable conclusion I can come up with after listening to Ontario's lawyers in court late last week defend a regulation that exempts almost all industrial activities from the core protections of the Endangered Species Act.

The Canadian Government Is Failing Endangered Species

Sheryl Fink | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Politics
Sheryl Fink

In the past two weeks, the government of Canada has come under fire several times over its complete lack of effort when it comes to the protection of endangered species. The gap between what Canada says -- and what it actually does -- for conservation continues to widen, and it is wildlife who pays the price.

Study Suggests Gov't Failing To Protect Endangered Species

CBC | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government may be shirking its legal responsibility to protect endangered plants and wildlife, a new study suggests. Scientists found t...

Ottawa Violated Law Over Endangered Species

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Federal Court judge says Ottawa violated the federal species-at-risk law by failing to take action to protect four endangered species.A ...

'Huge Backlog' Affecting Endangered Species?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal ministers responsible for protecting endangered species took action on four critically threatened species because they were fa...

Why Did It Take SO LONG To Save Humpbacks?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal government has violated Canadian law by failing to protect endangered species, a coalition of environmental groups told a Fede...

Dozens Of Animals And Plants Added To Endangered List

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Living

VANCOUVER - As the 10th anniversary of the federal Species At Risk Act approaches, dozens of animals and plants have been added to the list considered...

Tories Set To Start Another Environmental Overhaul

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - After 10 years of ups and downs, the legislation that protects precarious wildlife is ready for an overhaul that will kick into high gear thi...

Endangered Species Act: Important, and Needs Improvement

Al Mussell, PhD | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada
Al Mussell, PhD

Biodiversity is a priority for Canadians; not just for our own enjoyment, but also for the future generations, who should continue to enjoy a diverse and rich environment.