… The 2010 Federal Budget made welcome improvements to the federal environmental assessment regime. We understand that the Standing Committee on the Environment is looking at a review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and we wish to provide you with the views of the CNWC members as you prepare for that process.
Our member Unions insist on the highest standards for the health and safety of their members, their members’ families and the communities in which they live. Good safety performance results in good environmental safety. We fully believe that workplace safety and protection of the environment go hand in hand.
A growing demand for emissions-free electricity has powered tens of thousands of high-skill, high-paying jobs and contributed to economic development in communities across the country. Our industry, from mining to clean electricity generation, is poised for even more growth in the future…
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