Nature and wildlife: appearance before the Standing Committee


Q. What is the Government doing to protect caribou?
The Government of Canada has been working with provinces, territories, stakeholders and Indigenous peoples on the protection and recovery of Canada’s species at risk, including caribou, in a timely manner, using robust recovery plans based on the best available science and traditional knowledge.

Southern Mountain Caribou

Q. What progress has the government made to protect Southern Mountain Caribou?

Boreal Caribou

Q. What progress has the government made to protect Boreal Caribou?

Q. What impact would a protection order have on industry in Alberta (oil, mining, forestry)?

Q. Is the Government of Canada on the hook for compensating industries that would be affected by a protection order?

Q. What jurisdiction does the Government of Canada have over the province to implement a protection order on provincial lands?

Nature Conservation Initiatives

Q. What is the Nature Legacy?

Q. What is the Canada Nature Fund?

Q. What is the Quick Start initiative?

Q. What is the Target 1 Challenge Component of the Canada Nature Fund?


Q. What are some of the Government of Canada’s recent investments related to managing wildfires in Canada?

Q. How will this help Canadians?

Wood Bison

Q. What is the Government doing to protect the Wood Bison herd?

Q. Why has the Minister of Environment and Climate Change determined the Wood Bison are imminently threatened?

Q. Does the finding that Wood Bison are facing imminent threats to their recovery mean that an emergency protection order will be issued?

Species at Risk

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