Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.
Ottawa expects firms to commit to things they can’t possibly predict.
Bill C-69 overhauled the entire environmental assessment of major projects and made the regulatory system more complex.
The Alberta government may take an ownership stake in future oil and gas development.
Sixty-five per cent of respondents for Alberta were deterred by the high cost of regulatory compliance.
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.