Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – May 16, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – May 16, 2017

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna presents Bill C-18. The proposed legislation amends the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act, and the Canada National Parks Act. The amendments aim to preserve national parks and to enhance Canada’s first national urban park.

Daniel Watson, chief executive officer of Parks Canada, and Pam Veinotte, field unit superintendent of Rouge National Urban Park, also testify. (May 16, 2017)

UPDATE: Bill C-18 received royal assent on June 19.