… the draft federal legislation does not prioritize ecological integrity in park management and it does not honour a January 2013 Memorandum of Agreement signed between Parks Canada and the Ontario government requiring written park policies that ‘meet or exceed provincial policies.’
This publication FroM Environment CANADA is used in “land use planning, restoration projects and land securement initiatives across the multiple jurisdictions and has become a standard conservation biology and landscape ecology reference.”
Some of this publication’s key recommendations …
30% to 50% minimum forest cover,
the greater of 10% wetland cover per watershed or 40% of historic wetland cover,
less than 10% impervious cover in a watershed
average grassland patches sizes of greater than or equal to 50 hectares.