Are there gaps in current environmental legislation which could be addressed with new mining legislation?

05 December, 2017
CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

Environmental aspects of mining are largely regulated through the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, and other applicable federal and territorial statutes. 

However, the development of a new Mineral Resources Act offers a chance to address gaps in these environmental protections to complement these laws.

What gaps do you see which could be addressed with new legislation? 

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The Mineral Resources Act has now passed the legislature! To get an idea of the key policies it intends to achieve, click here. For the legislation as-passed, click here

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