Bill gives cabinet and environment minister final power to approve or reject a project regardless of the findings of an environment assessment
In February 2018, Catherine McKenna, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, introduced Bill C-69. The bill may replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act of 2012 (CEAA 2012) with the Impact Assessment Act.

McKenna claimed the new act would restore public trust by increasing public participation in project reviews and create more comprehensive impact assessments by evaluating e...


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