Publication Source: Times Colonist
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Author: Louise Dickson and Peter O’Neil
Green Party leader Elizabeth May, MP for SaanichGulf Islands, said the federal government may be abdicating its constitutional responsibility to protect fish and fish habitat and could be open to a legal challenge.
“In this case, there’s a lot of development that affects fish,” said May. “The Enbridge pipeline proposal would cross hundreds of streams and rivers on its nearly 1,200-kilometre-long path through northern B.C.
This is basically saying the federal government will retreat from these areas.”