Controversial bill on energy project assessment passes Senate heavily amended

Legislation overhauling Canada’s assessment of major energy projects is back in the hands of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, albeit looking a lot different than

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Quebec facing strong opposition to new bill restricting cannabis consumption – Montreal

The Quebec government faced strong opposition as public consultations began Tuesday on its bill seeking to increase the legal age of cannabis consumption and

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Senate committee recommends against proceeding with B.C. tanker ban bill

A Senate committee has recommended the federal government not proceed with Bill C-48, which would ban oil tankers from docking along B.C’s north coast.

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Substantial changes to Bill C-69 ‘critical’ for Canada’s energy future, says Enbridge CEO

The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says it’s “critical” to Canada’s energy future that substantive changes are made to proposed federal legislation to revamp how

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Jason Kenney calls Bill C-69 a full-frontal attack on Alberta economy

While speaking before the Bill C-69 Senate committee, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney spoke passionately about Alberta’s frustration, saying the bill is a full-frontal attack

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Jason Kenney calls Bill C-69 a full-frontal attack on Alberta economic prosperity

While speaking before the Bill C-69 Senate committee, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney spoke passionately about Alberta’s frustration, saying the bill is a full-frontal attack

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Ontario PCs to hold Saturday sitting to speed up passage of Toronto council bill

TORONTO – Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government will hold a rare Saturday sitting of the legislature to speed up passage of a controversial bill to

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Senate roadshow stops in Alberta’s oilpatch for feedback on impact-assessment bill

When Rick Peterson meets with senators today in Calgary, he’ll bring more than his analysis of what needs fixing in Ottawa’s planned overhaul of how

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‘Livelihoods are at stake’: Senate under pressure to overhaul controversial Bill C-69

The federal Liberal government’s controversial overhaul of environmental assessment legislation has united virtually every major natural resources industry association in opposition — and they’re

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Russian bill aims to crack down on ‘fake news’ and disrespect to the government – National

Russian lawmakers passed legislation last week that imposes restrictions on online media and criminalizes anyone who insults the state. The bill introduces fines for

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