“The Government of Canada stands firmly behind the energy sector as a source of good, middle-class jobs. We have promised to develop Canada’s resources in a way that creates jobs, spurs innovation, contributes to our quality of life and enables us to leave a cleaner planet for future generations."
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement following the imposition by the U.S. Department of Commerce of duties on imports of certain Canadian softwood lumber products into the United States:
Ms. Kim Baird, Chair of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Ministerial Panel, made the following statement on delivering the panel's report to Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr.
1. Canada and India enjoy a long and friendly history, demonstrated by decades of political, technological and economic cooperation on the international stage and cultural and community linkages.Both sides recognize the significant progress in all areas of bilateral energy cooperation including hydrocarbons, civil nuclear energy, electricity, renewables and clean technologies. In 2013, our countries established an Energy Dialogue promoting collaboration that provides a strong foundation for today, and for future joint efforts.
Canadians expect and deserve to have confidence in their public institutions. Independence and neutrality are fundamental principles for all of Canada's regulatory institutions, including those reviewing major projects such as the National Energy Board (NEB). Canadians expect all regulatory institutions to address claims that the principles of independence and neutrality are not being respected.
January 27, 2016 (TBC) - Ottawa – Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, and Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, today announced an interim approach that includes principles and plans for major projects.
Thunder Bay, Ontario - July 10, 2015 - Today, the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers renewed their commitment to working together on key opportunities and challenges for Canada's forest sector, including innovation, demonstrating sustainable forest management, Aboriginal engagement, and the Softwood Lumber Agreement.
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, issued the following statement regarding today's announcement of a Final Investment Decision by PNW LNG Ltd. on their proposed Pacific Northwest LNG facility: