Environmentalists warn Ontario’s Bill 23 threatens Ottawa’s wetlands and green spaces

By Evert Lindquist, Capital Current, November 29, 2022

...Cheryl Randall, Ecology Ottawa’s climate change campaign organizer, said Bill 23 lacked environmental consultation. She said that, because of the bill’s complexity, public consultation should have been longer than originally allocated: less than a month.

“New councillors came in on Tuesday [Nov. 15] … they had less than 48 hours between their inauguration and the deadline, and [yet] they’re supposed to respond as a city,” Randall said.

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