ENVIRONMENT POLICY BRIEFING

Trudeau government still has to show it’s serious about the environment

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repudiated much of former prime minister Stephen Harper’s approach, is he restoring the pre-Harper status quo or is he breaking new ground?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 29, 2016, in Ottawa at the North American Leaders Summit. Unbeknownst to many, the Fisheries Act is the most important federal legislation governing water quality and the foundation of provincial water pollution regulations thus any changes to this law are highly consequential for water and fish habitat protection, writes Inger Weibust. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By INGER WEIBUST

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM

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