Below is a link to the PDF of an opinion piece by two eminent biologists, David Schindler and John P. Smol, that was published yesterday in the Hill Times regarding the need to restore the Fisheries Act to its full strength. It mentions an anticipated announcement by the Federal government regarding the review of environmental protections weakened by the Harper government.
Many changes have occurred since this article was published. As anglers we need to be sure to keep up to date with new federal and provincial regulations that may affect the fish we target, along with the habitat they use, and our responsibilities when using that habitat. Follow this link to find out what is new in environmental conservation and protection with the federal government.