Commenting on the Federal Budget, Indigenous & Environmental Groups: "The Government of Canada hits a home run for biodiversity conservation."

Ontario, February 27, 2018 – A partnership of Indigenous and environmental groups commended the Canadian government for tabling the best federal budget for biodiversity conservation in decades. The budget creates hope that Canada will meet its commitment to protect at least 17 percent of lands and inland waters by 2020.

Now, the Government of Ontario needs to step up to the plate.

With the greatest single investment ever made to protect Canada's land, freshwater and oceans, the federal government is walking the talk. It’s also following the will of Canadians – 87 percent of whom support the commitment to increase protection from roughly 10.7 percent to 17 percent. 
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