National Newswatch

Controversial environment-review bill faces major changes in Senate as clock ticks

May 9 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A controversial Liberal bill overhauling the environmental-review process for new energy and transportation projects is undergoing major reconstruction at a Senate committee. More than 130 changes to the legislation are proposed by Conservative, independent and Liberal senators, a week after Alberta Premier Jason Kenney warned them the bill in its current form is stoking […]

Controversial environment-review bill faces major changes in Senate as clock ticks

May 9 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A controversial Liberal bill overhauling the environmental-review process for new energy and transportation projects is undergoing major reconstruction at a Senate committee. More than 130 changes to the legislation are proposed by Conservative, independent and Liberal senators, a week after Alberta Premier Jason Kenney warned them the bill in its current form is stoking […]

Trade pact with Europe could be hurt by climate action infighting: McKenna

May 3 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadian dithering about climate action could put France's support for the Canada-Europe free trade agreement at risk, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says. McKenna left for France on Friday, bound for a G7 nation environment ministers' meeting where protecting nature and weaning the world off its plastics habit are the key items on the agenda. But she said her […]

Trade pact with Europe could be hurt by climate action infighting: McKenna

May 3 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadian dithering about climate action could put France's support for the Canada-Europe free trade agreement at risk, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says. McKenna left for France on Friday, bound for a G7 nation environment ministers' meeting where protecting nature and weaning the world off its plastics habit are the key items on the agenda. But she said her […]

Trade pact with Europe could be hurt by climate action infighting: McKenna

May 3 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadian dithering about climate action could put France's support for the Canada-Europe free trade agreement at risk, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says. McKenna left for France on Friday, bound for a G7 nation environment ministers' meeting where protecting nature and weaning the world off its plastics habit are the key items on the agenda. But she said her […]