Tories question impartiality of lawyer named to environmental assessment panel - Politics - CBC News

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By Joanne Smith, CBC News Ottawa, August 18, 2016

The Conservatives are casting doubt on the impartiality of a lawyer named to the panel tasked with reviewing the environmental assessment process, saying the more than $33,000 he has donated to the Liberals, the Greens and the New Democrats over the years is a sign of bias.

"It's pretty clear that, like so many other consultation processes that the Liberal government has embarked upon, this process is designed and, quite frankly, rigged to get the outcome they want," said Conservative environment critic Ed Fast.