Ottawa proposes new rules for resource companies, Globe and Mail ($)

Shawn Mccarthy, Global Energy Reporter • Ottawa

Station pipeline is seen at the Trans Mountain facility in Kamloops, B.C. in this file photo. (Credit: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

The Liberal government is proposing new rules that would require resource companies to consult with Ottawa and Indigenous communities on major projects well before the firms finalize their plans and apply for regulatory approval.

The companies would also be expected to provide greater opportunities for partnership with Indigenous peoples, and seek their consent for developments that impact their traditional territory, although they would not have a veto. MORE>>


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