Essential changesSubmitted By: Suzanne Ogilvie December 24, 2016
It is imperative that there is a clearly outlines, achievable mechanism whereby Indigenous people can veto a given project in their territory.
It is of utmost importance to remove the current conflict of interest in order to restore any faith within the system. This conflict is such that the industry can hire the consultants who conduct the EA. Contracts should be awarded by an arms length body so Canadian citizens are the clients rather than industry.
Finally the amendments which were made to the navigatable waterways act need to be rescinded.
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