Nov. 3: New Environmental Code Adopted


The government announced the adoption of a new environmental code. The supporting regulations that make up the new Saskatchewan Environmental Code were introduced upon proclamation of The Environmental Management and Protection Act 2010 and The Forest Resources Management Amendment Act 2010. The Code chapters dealing with forest management will take effect Jan. 5, 2015, while the remaining chapters will take effect on June 1, 2015. Activities not included in the first edition of the Code will continue to be regulated as before.