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.
Ottawa imposed new regulatory hurdles that led to TransCanada scuttling its Energy East project.
Proposed legislation would radically revise the process of environmental assessment for major infrastructure projects including pipelines.
The bill says review committees must account for “any” scientific information and Indigenous knowledge.
Bill C-69 takes a flawed subjective process and makes it worse.
Bill C-69 would overhaul the assessment process of major energy projects and add new criteria including “gender implications."