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2017 Environmental Protection Report

Good Choices, Bad Choices

Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario

On October 24, 2017, the Environmental Commissioner released her 2017 Environmental Protection Report, entitled Good Choices, Bad Choices: Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario, to the Ontario Legislature.

The report calls on the provincial government to make environmental justice part of its reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. From species at risk, to algae, to environmental rights, the Environmental Commissioner's annual Environmental Protection Report highlights both environmental successes and failures. 

Read the full report or download individual sections of the report below:

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