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It addresses many of the needs of Canadians, environmentalists and industry. 

Right now Canada's Senate is making critical decisions about the fate of Bill C-69 and key laws that protect our environment: the Impact Assessment Act, Canadian Energy Regulator Act and the Canadian Navigable Waters Act.

You can help make sure there are stronger laws in place to protect our land, air and water; keep future generations healthy; and help Canada to respond to climate change and meet Paris Agreement commitments.

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Contact us to learn more about Bill C-69 and environmental law reform in Canada.

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It's been shaped by two years of review with Canadians, industry, Indigenous people and scientists.

Despite rumours, it imposes shorter assessment timelines than the current law, and that’s better for project proponents.

Canada's Environmental Laws Need Your Help

As you read this, an organized campaign out of Alberta is trying to persuade Canada's Senators to kill Bill C-69.

In 2016, the federal government announced a sweeping review of Canada's broken environmental laws. After two years of expert reviews, input by scientists and from Canadians—Bill C-69 made it through the House of Commons and is now before the Senate. 

The assessment and approval of pipelines, mines, and dams, and other projects cannot be done without meaningful oversight. This bill is an important step towards ensuring that environmental assessment has a solid foundation of science.

While there's room for improvement, Bill C-69 is balanced legislation that takes steps to improve how the federal government will review pipelines, mines, dams and other projects that impact the environment.

Tell Senators to pass Bill C-69 and put stronger, science-based environmental laws in place for generations to come.

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Help strengthen the role of science in our environmental decision-making. 

It will give Canadians a more transparent view into how energy decisions are made.

It ensures that Canadians’ voices will be heard on major projects that can impact the environment and the economy.