Petition to Keep Habitat in Fisheries: Send this to your MP
Thu May 3, 2012 12:34pm
Petition: I support the protection of fish habitat
• Whereas habitat refers to the water or land necessary for the survival of all species, including fish, and • Whereas habitat destruction is the most common reason for species decline and extinction, and • Whereas the weakening of habitat protections in section 35 of the Fisheries Act will negatively impact Canada’s water quality and fisheries, and • Whereas changing the wording of the Fisheries Act or other laws affecting the health of Canada’s ecosystems must be based on the best science available, and • Whereas it is critical that any changes to the Fisheries Act do not jeopardize the ecosystems on which we and future generations depend simply to provide short-term profit for a few;
I call upon the House of Commons to keep section 35(1) of the Fisheries Act as it is currently written with its emphasis on habitat protection.
To John Weston......where do you stand now Mr. westo? I recall your involvement on the Squamish River revival situation ! Was that all in vain ? Why are you not putting forward your constituents... more