Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020: Changes to Environmental Assessments
Published on: 16/07/2020
On July 8, the provincial government introduced Bill 197 the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act. It is an omnibus bill which proposes to amend 20 statutes as part of the government's effort to stimulate the economy. Included in the Bill are proposed changes to make the environmental assessment processes more efficient by eliminating duplication and reducing delays on projects.
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