Conservation we need to accomplish in 20,000 days to come

We have made important progress, but our work must continue. We need to create a future where key areas for nature are clearly identified and protected. This includes completing our systems of national and provincial parks, creating large-scale wildlife corridors and developing local natural heritage networks. Canada must also lead the world in Indigenous and community conserved areas, particularly in our north where we have an opportunity to protect some of the planet’s last true wilderness.

Canada's federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured Aug. 21, 2017, on National Aboriginal Day in Ottawa. The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 12:00 AM

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