Fisheries Act no longer protects fish & fish habitat | The Council of Canadians
The Fisheries Act can still be saved. Minister of Fisheries
and Oceans, Hon. Gail Shea, still has the ability to reject the new rule
for the sake of our swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters. We await her
On World Water Day, the Council of Canadians sent a letter to Prime Minister hopefuls
Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party of Canada and Thomas Mulcair of the
New Democratic Party of Canada asking them to rollback the changes the
Harper government made to environmental legislation and recommit funds
needed for water research. The Council gave the Prime Minister hopefuls
until Earth Day, April 22, to respond. It is critical to know how Mr.
Trudeau and Mr. Mulcair plan to address the clawback of our fresh water
protections and so we urge you to do the same.
Humanists for Social Justice and Environmental Action supports Human Rights, Social and Economic Justice, Environmental Activism and Planetary Ethics in North America & Globally, with particular reference to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other Human Rights UN treaties and conventions listed above.