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ENVIRONMENT

The federal government’s bill to reform the environmental assessment process, Bill C-69, has reached the committee stage in the Senate, with a number of senators publicly commenting that they would like to see amendments made...
“We are now very, very close to realizing a final investment decision from LNG Canada. It will transform Kitimat, most assuredly, but will provide certainty and sustainability for our gas sector, from wellhead to water...
Brad Wall is worried the environmental rules Ottawa is set to introduce later this year will strain national unity in the resource-dependent West. “The cumulative effect of this and the carbon tax mean we are heading...
It’s more than a touch odd or distressing how a project with an overall budget of some $36 billion — billion! — can get cancelled these days, and not kick up as much interest or...
The new B.C. government brought a big gun to its fight to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. But does the presence of Thomas Berger, who headed the formative 1970s royal commission into the Mackenzie...
As major political developments unfolded to her east and west Thursday, a smiling Alberta Premier Rachel Notley toured a sprawling oil pipeline construction site near Hardisty. As heavy equipment scraped dirt from the Enbridge Line 3...
Karen Tam Wu, acting B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement that Petronas will not proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG project: “The Pacific NorthWest LNG project would...
It should not come as any real surprise that sunny ways are a poor substitute for solid economic policy.  This week’s decision by Malaysian energy giant Petronas to abandon its plans to develop a liquefied...
British Columbia’s new government vowed to use “every tool” to thwart Kinder Morgan Inc.’s US$5.8 billion oil pipeline expansion, saying it plans to join legal opposition to Canadian federal approval of the project. “The expanded Kinder...
Long before the Malaysians pulled the plug on their contribution to developing a liquefied natural gas industry in B.C., there were reasons to think the province was missing the window of opportunity. The early warning bells...


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Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector. The ministry conducts scientific research and uses its findings to promote sustainability of Ontario’s forests, fish and wildlife resources, to protect the province from forest fires, floods and droughts and to lead the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.