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WCS Canada comments on Draft Planning Phase Documents for the Federal Impact Assessment of the Northern Road Link Project

O'Connor, C., Ray, J., Chetkiewicz, C., Harris, L., Scrafford, M., Farrell, C.


Abstract

WCS Canada provides comments on the draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines (TISG) and draft Public Participation Plan developed by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) to support the federal
impact assessment process for the Northern Road Link (NRL) project.

Recommended citation

O'Connor, C., Ray, J., Chetkiewicz, C., Harris, L., Scrafford, M., Farrell, C. (2023). WCS Canada comments on Draft Planning Phase Documents for the Federal Impact Assessment of the Northern Road Link Project. WCS Canada.

Constance O'Connor

Constance O'Connor

Director, Ontario Northern Boreal Program

Justina Ray

Justina Ray

President & Senior Scientist

Cheryl Chetkiewicz

Cheryl Chetkiewicz

Director, Indigenous Communities and Conservation

Lorna Harris

Lorna Harris

Director of Forests, Peatlands and Climate Change Program

Matthew Scrafford

Matthew Scrafford

Wolverine Conservation Scientist

Claire Farrell

Claire Farrell

Science and Youth Coordinator

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Why we need to quickly close the gap between words and actions in Canada’s new Impact Assessment Act

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The new bill remains a compromise that is unlikely to meet the government’s ambitious goals.
Justina Ray, Cheryl Chetkiewicz

Bison Day: Q&A with WCS Canada’s new Director of National Conservation

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National Bison Day was introduced to celebrate the American Bison.
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