Critics slam feds’ environment process

Publication Source: The Chronicle Herald
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Author: Paul McLeod

A massive rewriting of Canada’s environmental laws will remain buried in the Conservative government’s budget bill.

Opposition parties are demanding the changes be excised from the budget to be debated and voted on separately, but the government refused Friday.

“They’re destroying environmental law in Canada. And they’re going to get away with it,” said a frustrated Elizabeth May, leader of the Green party.

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