Wetland Protection Fragmented and Inadequate!

“Regrettably, the updated Provincial Policy Statement 2014 does little to resolve some of these weaknesses in wetland protection.”

So says the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), the province’s independent environmental watchdog, appointed by the Legislative Assembly. In an article published yesterday (November 5, 2014), the Commissioner had a lot to say about respecting and protecting Ontario’s vital wetlands, and most importantly about the flaws and weaknesses in current wetland protection policy. It makes for an interesting read: http://www.eco.on.ca/blog/2014/11/05/draining-ontarios-wetlands/

 

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