Media Advisory – Leading Experts to Outline Expectations for Environmental Assessment Reform

OTTAWA – A group of Canada’s leading experts on environmental assessment (EA) will speak to press on Parliament Hill on Tuesday about the key elements needed to strengthen federal decision-making in matters that affect the environment.

WHAT: The Expert Panel reviewing Canada’s EA law and processes is expected to deliver its report by March 31st, 2017. In preparation for this report, experts from prominent environmental groups will discuss the top reforms called for by Canadians during the review, and highlight their expectations for a next-generation environmental assessment law.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 21, 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Charles Lynch Room (130-S) Centre Block, Parliament Hill Ottawa, ON


  • Anna Johnston, West Coast Environmental Law
  • Stephen Hazell, Nature Canada
  • Jamie Kneen, MiningWatch Canada
  • Devon Page, Ecojustice
  • Justina Ray, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada

For more information, please contact: Anna Johnston, Staff Counsel, West Coast Environmental Law 604-340-2304, [email protected]