Stephen Hazellis emeritus general counsel with Nature Canada, and president of Ecovision, a consultancy. Stephen served as Nature Canada’s director of policy and general counsel, among other capacities, from 2012 to 2019. He was executive director of Sierra Club Canada (2006–2009) and of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (2000–2003). He served as dir- ector of legislative and regulatory affairs at the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, developing the regulations for the implementation of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. He has also served as adjunct professor in environmental law at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. Stephen holds a master of science degree in plant ecology from the University of Toronto and a law degree from Queen’s University. He has written numerous scholarly articles, as well as Canada v. The Environment, his 1999 book on federal environmental assessment law and policy.