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Articles by Anna Baggio

Anna Baggio is the Director of Conservation Planning for CPAWS Wildlands League.

CPAWS Welcomes Bill to Amend Rouge National Urban Park Act

Today the Member from Scarborough-Rouge River tabled a private member’s bill to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act. The Bill would improve ecological protection for the proposed Rouge National Urban Park by prioritizing the restoration and maintenance of ecological integrity while also giving consideration to cultural heritage, farming and public infrastructure. This rectifies a major weakness of the recently adopted Rouge National Urban Park Act which failed to prioritize nature conservation and didn’t even meet the international definition of a protected area. CPAWS welcomes the Bill and acknowledges efforts to improve the law.