Canada: Losing Our Touch? Environmental Commissioner Reports

Last Updated: October 11 2012
Article by Dianne Saxe

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller has issued another sobering report. “Losing our Touch” is Part 2 of the 2011/2012 Annual Report. He concludes: “We are no longer a jurisdiction that the world looks up to.” (I admit I thought that Mike Harris made sure of that.) The Commissioner lists chapter after chapter of “bumbles and foibles”, often defeating the efforts of civic-minded individuals and communities to protect species and habitats. It’s discouraging reading.For example:

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