Where: Office of Fisheries and Oceans Minister/Fredericton MP Keith Ashfield's office, 23 Alison Blvd, Fredericton
When: Thursday, June 14, 11 am
Why: To highlight the impacts of Bill C-38, sweeping changes to environmental protection, healthcare, labour standards, sovereignty, and arts and cultureSpeakers include:
David Coon, CCNB, on how Bill C-38 proposes to roll back decades of progress on laws protecting our environment.
Sheena Young, Fundy North Fishermen's Association, on how Bill C-38 could impact the lobster fisheries of Fundy North.
Janice Harvey, Green Party Fisheries Critic, on how Bill C-38 proposes to gut marine ecosystem monitoring and science when there is a five-fold decrease in phytoplankton in the Gulf of Maine.
Dave Shaw, Public Service Alliance of Canada, on how Bill Bill C-38 is laying off government workers and threatening public services and public safety.
Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper, on who serves to benefit from Bill C-38 and the likely fallout of deregulation in light of ongoing expansion of aquaculture and other industries in our sensitive marine waters.