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February 07, 2018

Scaling up Protections – Government of Canada Tables Fisheries Act Amendments

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-68 comprising 56 pages and entitled An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.  The proposed amendments would return a number of protections that existed in the Act prior to June, 2012. The proposed amendments also include new protections, increased transparency through an on-line registry and enhanced enforcement and monitoring capacity.

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