Bill C-69 will overhaul the entire assessment process of major energy projects.
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There’s an urgent need for regulatory reform, especially in Alberta.
The project would create an estimated 15,000 new jobs in Alberta and B.C.
The Trudeau government wants another review of the now-nationalized $4.5 billion project.
New maritime rules will further devalue oilsands assets.
Bill C-69 would overhaul the assessment process of major energy projects and add new criteria including “gender implications."
Ottawa has injected a large number of subjective criteria into project analysis.
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a gift both to British Columbia and Alberta.
The National Energy Board will assess the Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects.
Non-market considerations will play a larger role in determining what the private energy sector can do.