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e-1454 (Protection of the environment)

42nd Parliament
Initiated by Sabrina L. Bussière from Saint-Zotique, Quebec, on January 19, 2018, at 3:06 p.m. (EDT)
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Lake St. Francis
Nature conservation
Wetlands
The Petition is open for signature until May 19, 2018, at 3:06 p.m. (EDT)

Petition to the House of Commons

Whereas:
  • More than 80% of Canada’s original wetlands have disappeared and global warming is increasing, the importance of protecting wetlands becomes very clear;
  • Wetlands have great ecological value in terms of flood prevention, buffer zones, threatened and vulnerable plant species, and protecting natural biodiversity, undeveloped wetlands must remain intact; and
  • Municipalities have no choice but to embrace ecological trends.
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to ensure compliance with the Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation (1996), which aims to improve and preserve the environment so as to prevent increasing natural disasters by designating the wetlands bordering Lake Saint-François as a protected area.
Salaberry—Suroît
NDP
Quebec
Open for signature : January 19, 2018, at 3:06 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature : May 19, 2018, at 3:06 p.m. (EDT)
Province / Territory
Signatures
Alberta
5
British Columbia
8
Manitoba
1
Newfoundland and Labrador
1
Nova Scotia
1
Ontario
21
Prince Edward Island
1
Quebec
278
Saskatchewan
2
Yukon
1
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