Submission to the Senate Finance Committee Regarding Bill C-9, the Budget Implementation Act

Ramsey Hart's presentation to the Submission to the Senate Committee on National Finance regarding Bill C-9 focused on three areas:

  • The importance and status of federal environmental assessment
  • The appropriate mechanisms for improving federal environmental assessment
  • The increased confusion, politicisation, and potential for delays that could come from the proposed amendments to section 15 of CEAA – specifically regarding project scoping.