Think about taking the garbage out at the end of the day. There are different rules about the types of garbage you can throw out. For example, you may not be able to throw out all of the chemicals that you have in your chemistry lab in a regular garbage. This is to ensure that hazardous chemicals, which may be dangerous for the environment and/or humans, are kept safe and secure.
What about when you go to Jasper or Banff for a weekend holiday? A national park has different rules and regulations than cities or lakes. For example, you may not be able to drive a motorized boat on a lake in a national park but you can drive a motorized boat on Pigeon Lake.
Or, what about when you go fishing or hunting with family members? First, you will need a permit: either a fishing permit or a hunting permit which sets out where you can hunt, which animals you can hunt (and how many) and when you can go. It can also prohibit you from hunting in national parks or from hunting endangered animals. The rules that allow for these permits can be found in the Alberta Wildlife Act and associated regulation. The Wildlife Act is an example of a law in Alberta that focuses on species and hunting in the province.
 Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, RSA 2000, c E-12.
 Canada National Parks Act, SC 2000, c 32.
 Wildlife Act, RSA 2000, c W-10.
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