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Trudeau government deals another blow to Newfoundland and Labrador

Oct 8 2020 — Alex Whalen and Elmira Aliakbari — Newfoundland and Labrador’s energy sector, already struggling from the downturn in world oil markets and the COVID recession, has taken another blow—this time directly from Ottawa. The Trudeau government recently imposed new rules—known collectively as the Strategic Assessment of Climate Change (SACC)—that requires certain projects (including mines and oil and gas projects) to describe how […]