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Nova Scotia legislation would protect the province's biodiversity

Reference: CTV News

HALIFAX -- The Nova Scotia government is moving to give itself more powers to protect biodiversity, including wild animals, plants and water species through legislation it says is the first of its kind in Canada.

Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin said Thursday the government currently doesn't have the authority or regulatory powers it needs to manage the province's biodiversity.

"This will be the first provincial legislation on biodiversity in Canada," said Rankin... Read More