New regulations cut big hole in safety net for species on brink of extinction
June 3, 2013 - Toronto - Today CPAWS Wildlands League warns that Ontario has shattered its once North American leading legislation as it bends over backwards to help industries at the expense of more than 60 threatened and endangered species in the province. Broad and sweeping regulations released late last Friday confirmed that Ontario is proceeding with permanent exemptions and longer transition exemptions for industries and activities from the Endangered Species Act.
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