Harper’s Environmental Assessment Act overhaul failed mining. Let’s fix it
The imposition of layers of process on only the mining industry does not protect Canada's environment, further reconciliation with indigenous Canadians or build a strong economy.
If the mining sector could turn back the clock to 2011, before Stephen Harper's Conservative government changed the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, it would—in a heartbeat, writes Pierre Gratton. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade