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Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act

On February 6, 2018, Dominic LeBlanc, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, tabled Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (the “Act”). The Minister had been directed by the Prime Minister to restore the lost protections in the…

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Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act etc.

On February 8, 2018, Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna introduced Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.…

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The Tanker Moratorium Act

In May 2017, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-48, the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, to Parliament. The proposed Act would prohibit tankers with a specific amount of crude or persistent oil as cargo – 12,500 metric tonnes of oil…

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