Mills speaks out to save environmental round table

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Author: Paul Cowley

Former Red Deer MP Bob Mills was in Ottawa on Thursday to go to bat for the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, which is being killed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government.

“Basically, I think they made a huge mistake getting rid of it,” said Mills, reached by phone shortly after landing in Calgary that afternoon.

Mills was invited to Ottawa by Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, who organized a news conference of five current and past round table members to speak out against Bill C-38, which repeals the act that mandates the advisory body.

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