Order Amending Schedules 1 to 3 to the Species at Risk Act

Schedule 1, the List of Wildlife Species at Risk of the Species at Risk Act (SARA), is amended by Order of the Governor in Council (GIC), on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, by the addition of 73 species. This Order is based on scientific assessments by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) and follows consultations with provincial and territorial governments, Aboriginal peoples, stakeholders and the public, and analysis of costs and benefits to Canadians.

Consultation period: 2004-10-23 to 2004-11-22


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Contact Person(s)

Renée Bergeron
Regulatory Analyst
Legislative Services
Program Integration Branch
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-999-1301
Fax: 819-999-7177
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Maryse Mahy
Project Manager
SARA Legislation and Policy
Ecological Integrity Branch
Parks Canada
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0M5
Tel: 819-999-6465
Fax: 819-999-4831
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Peter Ferguson
Policy Coordination and Liaison
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0E6
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