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Scaling up the Fisheries Act: Restoring lost protections and incorporating modern safeguards

The Fisheries Act is the key federal law for fish habitat protection, one of the key laws for marine biodiversity, and an essential part of Canada's environmental safety net. This brief makes preliminary recommendations for achieving the two categories of reforms of the Fisheries Act.

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West Coast Environmental Law
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Fish, Oceans, Fisheries Act reform