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How Nova Scotia Naturalists forced Province to uphold endangered species act | National Observer

"Time and again, ministers across the country have decided not to apply these acts where inconvenient, largely without backlash."

Photo by Eleanor Kure, for National Observer

Congratulations to this entire team which includes Sarah McDonald of Eco Justice, who is also representing PLB in the yet to be scheduled Aquaculture Review Board hearing re Cooke's expansion in Liverpool Bay. This is a remarkable, precedent setting win!


Excerpt from the Article:

"This is the first time Nova Scotia’s Endangered Species Act has been the subject of legal action, and the first time such legislation has been upheld in a Maritime court, setting several legal precedents that could have enormous consequences for regional conservation."


Written by: Zack Metcalfe | National Observer | June 22, 2020

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