The Government of Canada welcomes today’s decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) regarding the Leave to Appeal request of the Coldwater, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish Nations. The appeal sought to challenge a unanimous decision by the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA), which concluded that the renewed Crown–Indigenous consultations met the legal duty to consult Indigenous peoples on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX).
Today, Shawn Tupper, Associate Deputy Minister for Natural Resources Canada and Cynthia Kierscht, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs participated in a virtual meeting and reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening Canada-U.S. supply chain for critical minerals—essential to both countries’ security and economic growth.
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, today released the following statement regarding the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada’s announcement of the coming into force of the Ministerial Exemption Regulation pertaining to Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador:
Canadian families and small businesses across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. That's why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to protect jobs and businesses, including our energy and mining sectors, during this highly challenging period.
The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion project