Amendments are making it harder for anyone to challenge a project approval or denial in court.
Bill C-69 has become a proxy for wider concerns about the impact of the cyclical nature of the oil industry.
Bill 51 contains a number of reforms and amendments that will change the way mines, dams and pipelines are reviewed and approved in BC.
Projects still require permits from all three levels of government.
Enforcement order requires a written delineation plan to the government for approval.
Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli says Ottawa will decide whether the project goes ahead.
TransCanada Corp. says more environmental work is necessary.
The Kitimat Air Shed Impact Assessment Project will examine pollution effects of existing and proposed industrial air emissions.
Conservationists says BC environmental assessment process is being bypassed.
CEO says pipeline company won’t procure materials or secure land until it has regulatory approval.
Enbridge says it will install five overlapping leak detection systems on the twin pipelines.
The 385-kilometre Woodland pipeline extension project would start delivering crude by 2014
If elected BC premier in May, NDP leader Dix says he’d set up a “made in BC” review instead.
Strategy creates six conservation areas, three times the size of Banff National Park.
Resource projects in the north have attracted $8 billion in investments, which are expected to create 3,000 much-needed jobs.