Species at Risk Act Archives - LawNow Magazine

Bench Press 38-4: Cabinet Ministers Breaking the Law

Several environmental groups took the federal ministers of oceans and fisheries and the environment to Federal Court seeking a declaration that they must act to protect endangered species. Madame Justice Anne McTavish granted them the declaration they sought.  She noted that the Species at Risk Act requires the ministers to publish a proposed recovery strategy, […]

Authors:

Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

Bench Press 38-1: Cabinet Tries to Flip the Bird

A group of Alberta and Saskatchewan environmentalists asked former environment minister Peter Kent to issue an emergency protection order for the sage grouse under the federal Species at Risk Act. There are very few of the birds left and scientists worry they could disappear altogether if their habitat is not protected from development.  When they […]

Authors:

Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 


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