Posts Tagged "International Environmental Law"


By Adam Soliman On June 11, the MP for Sydney-Victoria Mark Eyking presented the problem of hundreds of fishermen being cut off from their employment insurance (EI) in the House of Commons. Eyking brought to light that over “180 people living in communities north of Cape Smokey — such as Bay St. Lawrence — were denied their insurance claims after a Service Canada investigation into claims between 2007 to 2010”.[1] The investigation...

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By: Daniel Zummo The objective of this article is to better equip the reader with knowledge of the importance of the right of public participation, and to understand how the absence of public participation affects coastal fishing communities. The idea of individual participation in international environmental lawmaking is premised on the statement in Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration, which reads that “environmental issues are best...

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