In The Media

'Not even on the radar screen': Why Big Oil has abandoned Canada's once-promising energy industry

by Jesse Snyder (feat. Monica Gattinger)

Financial Post
June 4, 2018

OTTAWA — In October 2013, then-Liberal leader Justin Trudeau told a room full of oil and gas executives in Calgary that the arms-length National Energy Board had become so politicized under Stephen Harper that it was now “an advisory board to Cabinet.”

It was part of a mantra that he would repeat throughout his election campaign and well into his tenure as prime minister that eroded confidence in Canada’s regulatory approval process: For too long, major energy projects had been rubber stamped despite strong environmental and First Nations’ opposition.

“Governments may be able to issue permits, but only communities can grant permission,” Trudeau said.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT FINANCIAL POST


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
 
SEARCH
THE CGAI PODCAST NETWORK

The New Space Age

March 14, 2019

(feat. David Perry, Kenneth Hodgkins, and Bob McDonald)



A Conversation with Swiss Ambassador to Canada Beat Nobs

March 11, 2019

(feat. Colin Robertson and Beat Nobs)



EXPERTS IN THE MEDIA

B.C. targets Asian alternatives in diversification plan

by Chuck Chiang (feat. Hugh Stephens), Business in Vancouver, March 20, 2019


LATEST TWEETS

HEAD OFFICE
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Suite 1800, 421-7th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 4K9

 

OTTAWA OFFICE
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
8 York Street, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 5S6

 

Phone: (613) 288-2529
Email: contact@cgai.ca
Web: cgai.ca

 

Making sense of our complex world.
Déchiffrer la complexité de notre monde.

 

© 2002-2018 Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Charitable Registration No. 87982 7913 RR0001

 


Sign in with Facebook | Sign in with Twitter | Sign in with Email