Global Politics

Government vs Greens in Canada

Canada's new federal budget includes some big changes to the country's environmental protections for things like fisheries, endangered species and national parks. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Peter O'Neil of the Vancouver Sun about the reasons for the changes and the government's ongoing frictions with environmentalists.

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This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.

This interview was originally broadcast in a sequence with reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro's story: Closure of Lakes Laboratory Spurs Protest in Canada.