Activists Challenge Law That Limits Public Criticism of Oil Sands Projects

Globe and Mail: Environmental activists have launched a suit in the Federal Court of Canada to overturn federal legislation that limits their ability to oppose proposed pipeline projects at regulatory hearings. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, ForestEthics Advocacy and an activist named Donna Sinclair have asked the court to strike down provisions of the National Energy Board Act - passed as amendments in last year's omnibus budget bill - that they say unreasonably restrict public comment on project proposals. The......

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