bill c-69

10:46AM
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Texas remains much more attractive than Alberta in the eyes of energy investors

Federal Bill C-69 has made the regulatory system for new energy development more complex, uncertain and subjective.


9:42AM
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U.S. states more unattractive to energy investors than most provinces—including Alberta

The legislation includes subjective criteria including the “social impact” of energy investment and its “gender implications."


10:37AM
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Plastics ban one more blow to Alberta’s energy sector

Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.


11:26AM
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Ottawa introduces new rules for energy sector at worst possible time

Bill C-69 overhauled the entire environmental assessment of major projects and made the regulatory system more complex.


11:13AM
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Tax breaks—not government ownership—to mitigate Ottawa’s harm

The Alberta government may take an ownership stake in future oil and gas development.


3:23PM
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Texas shines bright while Alberta dims

Sixty-five per cent of respondents for Alberta were deterred by the high cost of regulatory compliance.


9:46AM
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Minor tweaks won’t fix major flaws in Bill C-69

It’s hard to see how a new additional phase of consultation will reduce timelines.


10:19AM
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Uncompetitive polices continue to hammer Canada’s energy sector

Ottawa’s federal carbon tax came into effect earlier this year at $20 per tonne.