Title: BCBC SUBMISSION: Bill C-48 (Oil Tanker Moratorium Act) Author: Business Council of BC Publisher: Business Council of BC Date: April 12th, 2019 Full Report Here Summary: The B.C. Business Council’s View is that C-48 should not be passed
The recent approval of pipeline projects in Canada is expected to increase the amount of oil tankers transiting Canadian waters.
This development, along with the steady rise of tanker movements around the world, has raised questions about the opportunities and risks for coastal and Indigenous communities, the environment and the economy. More specifically questions have arisen in the measures available to deal with oil spills, and any preventative measures to make this vessels safer.
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