The Trudeau government wants another review of the now-nationalized $4.5 billion project.
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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.
Back when Canadas premiers and then-Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau debated what to put into what later became the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, property rights were one possibility and on the table.