More slash and burn: drastic cuts to Navigable Waters Protection Act

More slash and burn: drastic cuts to Navigable Waters Protection Act

Much like their hatchet job on the Fisheries Act, the federal Conservatives' Bill C-45 has taken a similar axe to the Navigable Waters Protection Act, among other environmental changes in their latest Omnibus Bill. The protection of the Act will be slashed from all Canadian waters that can be traversed by boat (including canoe or kayak) to a small list of specially named lakes and rivers. The Act is cut down to size and renamed as the Navigation Protection Act to make its new, more limited  

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