If Eastern Canadians want to understand why WEXIT exists, here is just one example.https://canadiantruths.wordpress.com/20 ... 0rYP1qamSQ
We must end the use of Fossil Fuels in Canada……is all we hear.
Is China special………somehow!
“In their end-of-meeting statement, G7 leaders, including Stephen Harper of Canada, called for an end to fossil-fuel use by the global economy by 2100 as well as cuts to greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 that lower them as much as 70 per cent from 2010 levels.”
CNOOC bid $300 million for two offshore exploration licenses.
Four other oil and gas companies are currently undergoing the federal environmental assessment process which took CNOOC three years to wade through, but Coady said a regional assessment process should be online mid-way through 2020.
“The federal government has approved the proposal of a new offshore exploration drilling project set to begin in the Flemish Pass Basin — about 400 kilometres east of Newfoundland and Labrador.”
“The decision was made following a thorough and science-based environmental assessment process concluding that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects when mitigation measures are taken into account,” the government of Canada said in a news release.
Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson established 101 legally-binding conditions that the proponent, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, must follow for the entirety of the project.