The Ontario government has cancelled a number of programs and laws that protected our environment. These changes have put our farmland, forests, endangered species, and clean air at risk and put a healthy future in jeopardy. See more for a list of the environmental protections that have been rolled back so far.
REPORTS AND LEGAL ANALYSIS
Endangered Species Act submission by Canadian Environmental Law Association, Ecojustice, Lintner Law
Canadian Environmental Law Association brief on some initial amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act in Schedule 6 of omnibus Bill 108
Environmental Defence Report Card on Ontario’s Climate Change Plan
How well protected is Simcoe County’s landscape?
Canadian Environmental Law Association Briefing Note on the Provincial Policy Statement Review 2019
Greenbelt Council report #14: Effective water governance – Carruthers Creek Watershed Management
Greenbelt Council report #13: Proposed regulation to shorten/alter the GTA West Corridor Environmental Assessment process
Joint submission on proposed changes to black bear hunting regulations
Wildlands League comments of Ontario’s proposed Forest Sector Strategy
Canadian Environmental Law Association and Environmental Defence’s submission regarding changes to the Conservation Authorities Act (ERO numbers 013-5018 and 013-4992, and also referencing Schedule 2 of Bill 108)
Ontario Nature and Environmental Defence submission on amendments to the Aggregates Resources Act (ARA)
Group Submission on the Provincial Policy Statement Review
Ontario Nature, the David Suzuki Foundation and Environmental Defence joint submission to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks on review of the Endangered Species Act
Ontario Nature and the David Suzuki Foundation joint submission to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on Proposed changes to wolf and coyote hunting in Northern Ontario
Submission by 96 environmental groups on the changes to the Endangered Species Act in Bill 108
See all of the Government submissions here.