Globe and Mail – Liberals unveil overhaul of environmental legislation.

By Gloria Galloway. The federal government is proposing to overhaul the way environmental assessments are conducted in Canada, with the aim to reduce red tape, provide greater transparency and allow greater input from the public and Indigenous populations. At the same time,...
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CP – New energy projects get 2-year approval window under new assessment regime

Major new energy projects will have to be assessed and either approved or denied within two years under a massive new national assessment bill being introduced in the House of Commons. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, who tabled the 341-page Impact Assessment Act, says it...
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Link to new bill on Environmental Assessment

Link to new bill on  Environmental Assessment (now called “Impact Assessment”), Navigable Waters, and the National Energy Board (to be replaced with the Canada Energy Regulator):
Read More → – Everyone a Winner with Williams Lake Band Victory, Says Chief.

More than 150 years after settlers stole their village, the band finally receives justice. The Supreme Court of Canada’s reinstatement of a tribunal ruling that the Williams Lake Indian Band is owed federal government compensation for the theft of its village 150 years ago ...
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NR – Copper Creek Announces Appointment of Bill Bennett to the Board of Directors

TheNewswire / February 8, 2018 – Copper Creek Gold Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Bennett, B.A., LL.B., to the Board of Directors, effective February 7, 2018. Mr. Bennett recently served as the Minister of Mines for the...
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