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Canada bans all industrial activity in MPAs

OTTAWA -- The oil-and-gas industry has worn out its welcome in Canadian marine conservation areas, and Canada's environmentalists are overjoyed.


Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson unveiled new standards for marine protected areas in Canada on Thursday, fully prohibiting oil-and-gas activity, as well as mining, waste-dumping and bottom-trawling.


https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canada-banning-oil-gas-and-mining-from-marine-protected-areas-1.4394422

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