Budget Bills

Chronicle Journal Article

"A slippery slope: Budget bills and the erosion of environmental rights" by Julee Boan, board member of Environment North was published in the Chronicle Journal on May 22, 2012.

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Environmental Laws Impacted by the Budget Bill

Canadian Environmental Law Association and EcoJustice Canada have conducted a comprehensive legal analysis of potential impacts of the proposed amendments of various environmental statutes in Bill 55, the Strong Action for Ontario (Budget Measures) Act, 2012. Key concerns, as well as key opportunities, for meeting Ontario's fiscal and ecological concerns are identified.

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Letter to Premier McGuinty to Environmental Groups

Environment North was one of approximately 50 Environmental Non-governmental organisations (ENGOs) to sign onto a letter to Premier McGuinty opposing the proposed changes to environmental legislation in the 2012 provincial budget.

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