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Okanagan-Coquihalla MP defends omnibus bill

Conservative Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas (Contributed by: Dan Albas)
The NDP calls it a Trojan Horse, and environmental groups are launching a frontal assault against it.

The 400-page omnibus bill now before Parliament includes a host of changes to Canada's environmental regulations, including repealing the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act and overhauls the Fisheries Act.

On Monday, Peter Robinson, the head of the David Suzuki foundation told Daybreak his group and several others are proposing a blackout campaign. They want Canadians to "black out" their websites June 4th, to protest the omnibus bill.

Tuesday, Dan Albas, the Conservative MP for Okanagan Coquihalla, defended his government's omnibus bill to Daybreak host Chris Walker.
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