May says Environment Canada to be merged; PMO says No

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Author: Colin Horgan

Elizabeth May had a surprise for everyone at the very end of question period Tuesday.

“I rise today with a genuine concern and I hope the prime minister can allay my fears,” she began. “I have heard from credible sources within the government that there is a proposal to eliminate Environment Canada by merging it with Natural Resources Canada.”

It was quite the bomb to drop on MPs who, as they usually do near that time of day, were packing their belongings to flee toward the exits.

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