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Environment commissioner anticipates federal action to improve freshwater monitoring

Environmental policy analysts say undefined responsibilities and out of date risk assessments put Canada's freshwater at risk.

Environment Commissioner Scott Vaughan says he expects Environment Canada to follow through on implementing the recommendations in his 2010 annual report, and environmental policy analysts are stressing the need for the department to play a leading role in addressing serious threats to the country's freshwater resources.

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Environment commissioner anticipates federal action to improve freshwater monitoring

Environmental policy analysts say undefined responsibilities and out of date risk assessments put Canada's freshwater at risk.

Environment Commissioner Scott Vaughan says he expects Environment Canada to follow through on implementing the recommendations in his 2010 annual report, and environmental policy analysts are stressing the need for the department to play a leading role in addressing serious threats to the country's freshwater resources.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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