Greg Rickford tells Halifax conference market access is not a priority, it’s an imperative.
Federal Energy Minister says Liberal leader’s plans would jeopardize economic security.
Federal energy minister wants Canadian energy to overseas markets by 2017-2018.
The feds are also establishing a forum with the BC government to encourage aboriginal participation in energy developments.
Rickford has past experience with First Nations, which is expected to help move Ontario’s Ring of Fire development forward.