Entries for January 2019

Ontario’s review of Endangered Species Act must address long-term ecosystem damage

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Ontario’s review of Endangered Species Act must address long-term ecosystem damage
(January 31, 2019) Are protections for endangered species just another bureaucratic burden that is holding back economic development in Ontario? That’s the below-the-surface premise that seems to lie behind the Ford government’s latest action to “streamline” environmental regulation in this province. Last week, the government announced a review of the Endangered Species Act, saying that the current act is “unclear, administratively burdensome, time consuming and costly for applic...

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