Prominent Canadian Human Rights lawyer says environmentalists, and Canadians at large, have the right to advocate for environmental protection, and says there needs to be more free speech, not less, on economic development projects that threaten environmental sustainability in Canada.
Here is a collection of interviews on CBC about the changes to environmental assessment review in Canada, and the attempts to silence critics.
Radicals working against oilsands, Ottawa says - January 9, 2012
An open letter from Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, referring to environmentalists as "radicals" - January 9, 2012
Harper to private group: Stop funding Forest Ethics Charity - April 24, 2012
David Suzuki: New rules make it easier for Canadian government to harm the environment - April 24, 2012
ForestEthics giving up charity status to take Tories on - April 18, 2012
ForestEthics challenges government's unrelenting crackdown on non-profits by launching two new organizations - April 17, 2012