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Leave Navigation Protection Act ‘as is,’ say municipalities

The Liberals are feeling pressure from environmental groups to immediately restore the protections eliminated under the Harper government.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau was tasked in his mandate letter with reviewing the previous government’s changes to the Navigation Protection Act, and restoring 'lost protections,' and incorporating modern safeguards. A group representing Saskatchewan rural municipalities says it’s planning on lobbying Ottawa against making changes to the Act. The Hill Times file photo

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 12:00 AM

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