Environmental Minister Calls for Emergency Decree to Protect Quebec Caribou from 'Imminent Threat'

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Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is recommending the adoption of an emergency decree to protect the boreal caribou in Quebec as some herds cross the "threshold of near-disappearance."

The Pipmuacan, Val-d'Or and Charlevoix woodland herds could soon be subject to federally imposed protection measures.

In a letter addressed to Quebec Environment Minister Benoit Charette, Guilbeault writes that he intends to recommend federal intervention to cabinet this week.


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