It’s hard to see how a new additional phase of consultation will reduce timelines.
Bill C-48 bans large oil tankers off B.C.’s northern coast.
Ottawa’s federal carbon tax came into effect earlier this year at $20 per tonne.
Bill C-69 overhauls the federal environmental-impact assessment process for resource projects.
Bill C-69 will overhaul the entire assessment process of major energy projects.
The bill mandates taking account of the “gender” impacts of proposed projects.
Ottawa’s Bill C-48 and Bill C-69 target Alberta’s energy sector.
Bill C-69 will add more subjective criteria to an already onerous regulatory process.
Bill C-69 will likely make Alberta even less attractive to investment.