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North Bay city council will ask the province to loosen up environmental rules to help development in the city

Most North Bay city councillors feel that environmental laws are keeping the city from growing. They're are asking the province to loosen up some of the rules and to exempt the urban portion of the city from the endangered species act. They're also asking that provincially significant wetlands be opened up to development. Some citizens not too happy about that and voiced their displeasure. We have some of what was said at North Bay city council.
Most North Bay city councillors feel that environmental laws are keeping the city from growing. They're are asking the province to loosen up some of the rules and to exempt the urban portion of the city from the endangered species act. They're also asking that provincially significant wetlands be opened up to development. Some citizens not too happy about that and voiced their displeasure. We have some of what was said at North Bay city council. 6:28