Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – June 5, 2012

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – June 5, 2012

Former Yukon Premier Dennis Fentie discussed the proposals to streamline the environmental review process in the budget bill.

He spoke in favour of the proposals, and responded to questions on topics including economic growth, environmental protection, and the importance of consultation with First Nations. Fentie served as premier of the Yukon from 2002 to 2011.

UPDATE: Bill C-38 received royal assent on June 29.