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Fall 2019 Senate Update

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Government Must Pause to Get It Right with Bill C-69

News Release Alberta Elected Senator Doug Black delivered his 2nd reading remarks on Bill C-69 the Impact Assessment Act in the Senate. This Bill is designed to completely restructure the natural resource regulatory regime in Canada, including forestry, mining, renewables, fishing, nuclear, pipelines and offshore oil and gas development. Senator Black expressed his concerns with the proposed legislation as it will make future projects impossible to realize. In his remarks, Sena…
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2019 Canada Winter Games Torch Relay

Senator Statement in the Senate Chamber Statement delivered by The Honourable Doug Black in the Senate Chamber on the occasion of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Torch Lighting ceremony held today at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill.  Honourable senators, I’ve just arrived in the Senate from participating in the lighting at the Centennial Flame of the torch to kick off the national relay for the Canada winter games to be held in Red Deer, Alberta, commencing on February 15…
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Senator Doug Black's Bill C-69 Second Reading Speech

Bill to Amend—Second Reading—Debate Continued On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Mitchell, seconded by the Honourable Senator Pratte, for the second reading of Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Hon. Douglas Black: Honourable senators, I have the pleasure and the privilege this afternoon to rise t…
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Senator Doug Black disappointed by slow and incomplete Federal Government plan on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Statement by the Honourable Doug Black Alberta Elected Senator Doug Black issued the following statement on the Government of Canada’s Path Forward on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project following his September 4 letter to the Prime Minister suggesting a constructive roadmap to resolve the Trans Mountain Pipeline challenges: “The Government has at last reacted by instructing the National Energy Board (NEB) to take into account the marine shipping and species at risk.…
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Senator Doug Black proposes constructive roadmap on Trans Mountain Challenges

News Release Alberta elected Senator Doug Black has proposed a constructive roadmap to the Government of Canada to expeditiously resolve the current Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion challenges. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Senator Black outlines five points that the Government should take immediately. Quick Facts The Senate adopted Bill S-245 the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project Act on May 22, 2018; with support from Senators representing all regions of Canada. Over 78%…
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