Ontario’s Endangered Species Act Must Address Ecosystem Damage

“The current Endangered Species act is complex and challenging to navigate. But then so is the task of saving a growing list of species that are facing extinction, usually due to human actions.”

Environment Minister Rod Phillips speaks to media at Queen’s Park, September 19, 2018. Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star.

“Reports flow in every day about the growing biodiversity crisis: from the decimation of insect populations to jaw-dropping declines in songbird populations. These reports are flashing lights warning us that we are racing toward a cliff.”

“When it comes to taking care of our province’s species at risk, we need to work a lot harder on finding new paths.”



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