Kenney says bills C-48, C-69 ‘prejudicial attack on Alberta’; bring referendum on equalization closer

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Friday he was “profoundly disappointed” that the Senate passed bills C-48 and C-69 Thursday. He called Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, “a prejudicial attack on Alberta, banning from Canada’s northwest coast only one product…

Canadian Senate passes B.C. tanker ban bill, prepping for it to come into law

The Senate has approved Bill C-48, the “Oil Tanker Moratorium Act,” legislation that will formalize a moratorium on oil tanker traffic of a certain size in waters from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to the province’s border with Alaska.…

Kenney ‘disappointed’ by Senate decision to restore ‘tanker ban bill’

June 7 2019 4:43pm Jason Kenney responds to the Senate decision to keep proposed tanker ban legislation — Bill C-48 – alive. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next

The so-called tanker ban bill – officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act – is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill. Here are the basics of the…

Senate votes to reject B.C. tanker ban bill report — now, the bill will proceed

Canada’s Senate has voted to not to accept a report from its transportation and communications committee that was sharply critical of Bill C-48, legislation to formalize a moratorium on oil tanker traffic in northern B.C. waters. The vote means that…

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country

A Senate committee says the Trudeau government’s bill to ban oil tanker traffic off British Columbia’s northern coast will divide the country, inflame separatist sentiment in Alberta and stoke resentment of Indigenous Peoples. Worse, the Senate’s transportation and communications committee…