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Bill S-208

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This enactment requires the Minister of the Environment to conclude an agreement to establish a federal-provincial agency that will have the power to administer both federal and provincial laws and the regulatory authority to identify, protect and restrict the use and development of lands that constitute watershed areas essential to Canada’s drinking water needs in the future.
The enactment sets a time limit for concluding the agreement and for introducing in Parliament any legislation necessary to implement it.

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