“The crowding of policy debates – for example, over Canadian policy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions – into project-specific determinations risks significantly prolonging the assessment process and exacerbating uncertainty for project proponents,” say Bishop and Sprague.Read More
Like others in the industry, Scholz believes the problem goes beyond a pipeline shortage – it has become too expensive for some energy companies to do business in Alberta.Read More
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has concerns that the very fabric of our country is being threatened by the devastating impact of low crude oil prices, our inability to get energy resources to global markets, and the increasing tensions between Canadians who live in resource-producing regions and other parts of Canada.Read More
Lawyers are stumped. TV show anchors are flummoxed. Some energy companies state they are facing an impossible task.
What is it that has so many seasoned professionals bewildered and at a loss as to what to do? It’s the directive in Bill C-69 that requires an environmental assessment of proposed projects to consider “the health, social and economic effects, including with respect to the intersection of sex and gender with other identity factors.”Read More