Environmental Law Alert Blog: The rise and fall of the Animal Health Act

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Campaigns to ensure that BC’s environmental laws protect the environment and allow democratic voices to be heard can take years.  Or, as we saw last week, they can result in a win for the environment in a matter of weeks.  The government has dropped its Bill C-37, the Animal Health Act, ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Who is silenced by the animal health law?

Friday, May 25, 2012 You may have read about a provision in the proposed Animal Health Act which would make it illegal for journalists or scientists to report on animal illnesses at fish farms or other agricultural operations. But the Minister of Agriculture, who is responsible for the Bill, insists that that the section doesn’t ...