Executive Summary Canadians view the protection and preservation of the natural environment as one of the most important functions of their governments. This paper provides an overview of the major developments in Canada’s environmental performance over the past several decades. …
The Alberta government failed to realize an opportunity to harness private interests for the public interest when it shelved its Hunting for Habitat proposal, which would have compensated private landowners for opening up their lands to hunters and allowed some tags to be sold.
PowerPoint slides which accompanied Robert Sopuck’s speech A New Approach to Environment and Fisheries Management; Less Red Tape and a Better Environment that he gave in Winnipeg on November 2, 2012. He is Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette.
There were some in Quebec who were thrilled last week when the new Parti Québécois government suggested it would ban the development of the province’s shale gas resources. While this seems to be just another story of a province deciding for or against a development opportunity, a shale gas ban might have larger consequences down the road.
A new Frontier Centre study suggests that many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal fishers need to withdraw from the monopoly of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation as market conditions have changed and today’s fishers are quite capable of marketing their own fish.
When the wildfires that are burning millions of acres in the West are finally smothered by winter snows, environmentalists undoubtedly will blame climate change. They might look in the mirror instead.
Ian Madsen examines the economic, strategic and environmental implications of news that South Africa-based Sasol is looking into setting up a plant in Louisiana capable of delivering millions of tons of transport fuel derived from natural gas.