The federal government should encourage economic recovery by being more flexible, not by making the current regulatory framework more restrictive.
Bien que l’intention derrière cette mesure énergétique soit louable, son format sera dommageable pour l’économie canadienne, alors que son effet sur l’environnement est très incertain.
The federal government will soon publish the new Clean Fuel Standard (CFS). Although this reform has attracted less attention from the general public than the imposition of a carbon tax, it is once again Canadian manufacturing companies and consumers who will feel its effects. This Montreal Economic Institute publication shines a light on the unintended consequences of the CFS.
It seems increasingly absurd to maintain that no new pipeline should be built on Quebec land.
Canadian politicians wanting to improve the lives of indigenous peoples must face the fact that one-size-fits-all solutions will not do, and realize that the challenges are complex indeed.
Le triste spectacle du projet Coastal GasLink devrait servir de mise en garde sévère contre l’attribution d’un droit de veto émanant d’une application concrète de la Déclaration des Nations unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones (DNUDPA).
If natural gas development were to prove profitable, there would be no good reason not to pursue it — not even in the context of the large- scale electrification of the Quebec economy and the fight against climate change.
For several years, there has been talk of electrifying the entire Quebec economy. This Montreal Economic Institute publication presents the province’s energy profile, quantifies its hydroelectric potential, and identifies natural gas as a realistic solution for meeting our energy needs.
February 26, 2020 | 14 min. 15 sec. | Midi Pile (CKYK-FM) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at […]
Montreal, February 24, 2020 – The decision by Teck Resources to abandon its Frontier oilsands mine project in northern Alberta shows once again that Canada’s regulatory, legal, and political environment entails unreasonable delays and uncertainty that chases investors away.