Probably very few people can enthuse about chronic wasting disease like Brian Bietz does. A biologist by training with a strong background in regulatory processes, Bietz is an executive fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, where he focuses on environmental issues pertaining to Alberta’s oil and gas industry. What has that […]

The new Ford government has been quick to make a mark on the environmental policy landscape in Ontario. A few days after his swearing-in, he followed through on his promise to end the province’s cap-and-trade program (which puts the new Conservative government at odds with the federal Liberal goal to impose a carbon price on […]

Previously in this blog, Jennifer Winter provided an excellent summary of Federal changes to how energy projects in Canada would be reviewed and regulated ( Under Bill C-69 much of the NEB’s previous solely held decision making authority is eliminated. It seems clear from their comments that the federal government has lost confidence in […]