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Canada Signs HNS Protocol

  • May 1, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

On April 23, 2018, Canada ratified the 2010 Hazardous and Noxious Substances Protocol (HNS). HNS still needs ratification or accession by at least nine other countries to come into force internationally. Canada’s legislation to enact HNS (by which international conventions…

Possible New Conservation Areas

  • March 23, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced on March 22 two new areas of interest for consideration as protected or conservation areas: the Eastern Shore Islands off the Nova Scotia mainland, and the Fundian Channel / Browns Bank Areas on the…