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    Alberta Water Act

    The Water Act is administered by Alberta Environment. Water Act approval is required to effect a water body including, dredging, filling and drainage. A Water Act licence required to remove water plus...

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    Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses

    Specifically, this regulation allows Conservation Authorities to:-Prohibit, regulate or provide permission for straightening, changing, diverting orinterfering in any way with the plus...

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    Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resource Agreement

    An agreement between Quebec, Ontario and the eight Great Lakes States to collectively protect these shared waters. The agreement defines sustainable development objectives, protection of shared plus...

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    The Peat Portal

    The Peat Portal is an international website to promote the conservation and protection of the world's peatlands. plus...

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    Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities

    The Guide was developed as an extension of MAC's Environmental Policy and Environmental Management Framework, specifically applied to tailings management. It encourages mining companies to practise plus...

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    Environmental Assessment - Construction and Operation of the Cigar Lake Uranium Mine

    The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has received notice from Cameco Corporation of its intent to apply for authorization to construct a mining facility at the Cigar Lake site in northern plus...

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    Environmental Impact Assessment in New Brunswick

    The objective of this website is to summarize the main components of New Brunswick's EIA process and the requirements of Regulations. plus...

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    Guide on Biodiversity and Environmental Assessment

    A guide providing general information for practitioners in considering biodiversity in environmental assessment. The guide suggests useful information sources and legislation, and outlines plus...

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    Environmental Assessment Best Practice for Wildlife at Risk in Canada

    A practitioners guide that outlines the general responsibilities for considering wildlife at risk in environmental assessment in Canada. The guide outlines best practices to consider at various EA plus...

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    Environmental Impact Assessment - New Brunswick

    A general overview of environmental impact assessment in New Brunswick with information on: projects, EIA process and registration, sector guidelines, comprehensive reviews, determinations and plus...

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    Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board

    This site provides an introduction to the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act which was implemented by the federal government to provide northerners decision-making participation and plus...

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    Manitoba Water Quality Handbook

    This handbook was produced for cottage associations, river organizations, conservation districts, environmental organizations and waterfront residents and provides background on Manitoba's water plus...

  • Projets près de l'eau

    La Loi sur les pêches requiert que les projets évitent de causer des dommages sérieux au poisson, à moins que ces dommages n'aient été autorisés par le ministre de Pêches et Océans Canada. plus...

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    Federal Laws Protecting Wildlife

    General information on federal laws protecting wildlife in Canada including the Migratory Birds Convention Act, the Fisheries Act, the Canada Wildlife Act, the plus...

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    Backgrounder: Species at Risk Act

    A factsheet with information on the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). Includes some discussion about private landowner involvement. plus...

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    Buffer Zones

    A information to help agricultural producers, foresters, landowners and developers determine whether a buffer zone is required under legislation in PEI. plus...

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    Watercourse, Wetland and Buffer Zone Activity Permit

    A information on the permiting to undertake activities in a watercourse, wetland, or buffer zone in Prince Edward Island. plus...

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    Agricultural Irrigation Policy

    A document that explains the regulations and mandate of the province in relation to the use of surface and ground water sources. plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Poultry Producers

    A resource for poultry producers with information on environmental legislation and regulations as they relate to site selection and manure management. plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Horticultural Producers

    A reference source for horticultural producers with information on environmental legislation and regulations, as well as best management practices to prevent water pollution. Includes information on plus...

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    Pesticide Management - New Brunswick

    This fact sheet explains which level of government oversees the different aspects of pesticides management, and outlines the legislation and guidelines that apply in New Brunswick. It provides plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Livestock Producers

    A guide for livestock producers with information relating to environmental regulations and legislation along with best management practices for: site selection, livestock watering, controlling runoff plus...

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    Code of Practice: Watering Livestock While On Pasture - FAQs

    The code of practice is mandatory plan of action implemented by livestock producers to fully eliminate access of pastured livestock to all watercourses on Prince Edward Island. It is based on the plus...

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    Agricultural Crop Rotation Act

    The purpose of the Agricultural Crop Rotation Act is to maintain and improve ground and surface water quality, maintain and improve soil quality, and to preserve soil productivity. plus...

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    Pesticide Management - Prince Edward Island

    Information on the use, handling, and regulations regarding pesticides. plus...

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    A Resource for Farm Businesses: Q & A on Environmental Law

    The Q & A on Environmental Law provides information on relevant acts and regulations as well as applications for approvals and departments to contact. Includes information on water use, culverts, plus...

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    Irrigation Certification in Saskatchewan

    A factsheet explaining legislation and regulations related to irrigation. Includes information on irrigation certification, the irrigation act, and criteria for certification. plus...

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    Farm Practices Guidelines for Pig Producers in Manitoba

    A comprehensive document with information on manure storage and handling - equipment, site selection, storage capacity, options for storage facilities, land application of manure and site selection. plus...

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    Drainage Legislation

    Information on legislation relating to drainage, including the Drainage Act, Tile Drainage Act, Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act. plus...

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    Farm Practice Reference guide - British Columbia

    The Farm Practice Reference guide is an attempt by the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands to list and describe many of British Columbia's diverse farm practices in general terms. It also refers the plus...

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    Farm Practices - Pesticide

    A website with information on Integrated Pest Management, selection of pesticides, potential for contamination and legislation. plus...

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    Watershed Stewardship: A Guide for Agriculture

    A comprehensive farm stewardship resource with information on watershed features and functions, livestock management, water management, soil conservation and management, pest management, irrigation, plus...

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    Understanding an Irrigation Water License

    A factsheet explaining a license required for any use of surface water under the water act of BC. Includes information on how much water can be used, when it may be used, and how this translates plus...

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    Watercourse and Wetland Alteration Regulation

    It is important to inquire about the need for a Watercourse and Wetland Alteration Permit before doing any vegetation clearing, soil excavation, construction or landscaping activities within 30 plus...

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    Understanding the Law: A Guide to New Brunswick's Watershed Protected Area Designation Order

    This Guide provides a map and list of designated watersheds covered by the Order, under the Clean Water Act. For these designated watersheds, it describes prohibited and permitted plus...

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    Low Flow, Mid Level Stream and Ditch Crossings with Culverts

    A factsheet with information on structures to facilitate livestock crossing at ditches/streams with design considerations, construction procedures, regulations for approvals and sources of plus...

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    Ontario Agriculture Best Management Practice Series

    The Best Management Practices Series is... An award-winning series of innovative publications: presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm; supporting plus...

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    Nutrient Management

    Describes the requirements for land applied materials containing nutrients including review and approval of Nutrient Management Plans, certification of land applicators, new registry system for all plus...

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    Alberta-Saskatchewan-Manitoba Tri-Provincial Manure Application and Use Guidelines

    A series of guidelines developed to assist farmers and producers in implementing beneficial nutrient management practices. The document also summarizes provincial legislation relating to nutrient plus...

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    Farm Practices for Dairy Producers in Manitoba

    A booklet that can be ordered which outlines practices and systems related to the storage and handling and disposal of livestock wastes as well as municipal/provincial regulations for livestock plus...

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    Species at Risk Act

    The Species at Risk Act (SARA) received Royal Assent on December 12, 2002, bringing to close a nine-year legislative process to protect Canada's species at risk and their critical habitat. The plus...

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    Canadian Legislation for Conservation Covenants, Easements and Servitudes

    This report reviews the potential, range and legislative status (as of 1995) of conservation covenants, easements and servitudes that can be used to promote wetland conservation in Canada. It plus...

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    National Parks Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of Canadian Heritage to acquire and manage lands as National Parks and marine areas as National Marine Conservation Areas. Ecological integrity is identified as the plus...

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    Canada Wildlife Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of the Environment to conserve and manage wildlife including wild plants, animals and their habitat. The Act allows for the establishment of ?National Wildlife Areas? plus...

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    Canada Oceans Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to manage Canada?s estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems. It allows for the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) that can be plus...

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    Migratory Birds Convention Act

    This Act implements the Cananda-US Convention for the protection of migratory birds. Together with its regulations, the Act: authorizes the establishment, control and management of plus...

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    Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) sets out the responsibilities and procedures for environmental assessment of projects involving the federal government. The Act applies to projects plus...

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    Fish Habitat Conservation and Protection - What the Law Requires

    Informs landowners of their obligations under the Fisheries Act and suggests how to fulfill them. Describes: what the law requires what landowners should plus...

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    Fisheries Act

    Authorizes the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to manage and protect Canada's fisheries and fish habitat: prevents damage or destruction of wetlands that contribute to a fishery plus...

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    Province of Québec Regulation Respecting Wildlife Habitats

    This is Quebec's central statute for wetland protection. It provides for fines in the event of offences. This statute protects 11 designated wetland habitats for specific wildlife species on public plus...

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    Wetlands and the Law in the Prairie Provinces of Canada

    Percy, D.R. 1993. Wetlands and the Law in the Prairie Provinces of Canada. Environmental Law Centre. Edmonton, AB. 128 p. This book reviews the federal and provincial law applicable to wetlands in plus...

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    Protecting British Columbia's Wetlands: A Citizen's Guide

    This book describes why wetlands are valuable and what laws do to protect wetlands in British Columbia. There are two parts: a primer on the formation and function of wetlands plus...

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    Wetlands and Government: Policy and Legislation for Wetland Conservation in Canada

    laThis report describes Canada?s policy and legislative framework for wetland conservation. It summarizes: federal, provincial and industry wetland policies plus...