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New Rules to Fight Invasive Species

Ontario is prohibiting and restricting 19 invasive species to prevent their arrival and control their spread in the province and protect the environment. New regulations under the Invasive Species Act, now in effect, ban the import, breeding, purchase and sale … Continue reading

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Ontario’s Invasive Species Act Receives Royal Assent

Ontario’s Invasive Species Act received Royal Assent today, having completed its passage through the Legislature on October 21, 2015. The Act is intended to support the prevention, early detection, rapid response and eradication of invasive species, such as giant hogweed … Continue reading

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Ontario Re-Introducing Invasive Species Legislation

November 5, 2014 9:00 A.M. Ontario will re-introduce Bill 167, the proposed Invasive Species Act, 2014 into the Ontario legislature today. (see our post dated February 26, 2014: Ontario Proposes New Legislation to Take Action Against Invasive Species) The Act is … Continue reading

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Ontario Proposes New Legislation to Take Action Against Invasive Species

The Invasive Species Act, to be introduced into Ontario’s legislature today, is intended to support the prevention, early detection, rapid response and eradication of invasive species in the province. If passed, the legislation would position Ontario as the first jurisdiction … Continue reading

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