Alberta premier applauds Senate committee’s decision to reject tanker ban

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for a full-court press to kill Ottawa’s proposed B.C. coast tanker ban now that it has been defeated in a Senate committee. Kenney says he hopes the full Senate will follow the lead of…

‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Senator Doug Black on Senate committee rejecting tanker ban Bill C-48

May 16 2019 9:12am A federal ban on tanker traffic off British Columbia’s north coast has been defeated in a Senate committee. Senator Doug Black joined us live from Ottawa with reaction and a look at what’s next. ‘ });…

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator. Senator Doug Black tweeted Wednesday evening that the development…

Senate committee examining amendments to Bill C-69

Proposed changes to Bill C-69 will be going under the microscope Tuesday, as a Senate committee examines amendments. Independent, Liberal and Conservative senators are among the groups presenting amendments in the clause-by-clause review of the over 400-page bill. “It’s going…