Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – April 18, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – April 18, 2013

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Environment Minister Peter Kent discusses Bill S-15, which would amend the Canada National Parks Act to establish the Sable Island National Parks Reserve in Nova Scotia. The bill would also amend the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act. Senior Parks Canada officials Alan Latourelle and Kevin McNamee testify alongside the minister.

Gerard Julian from the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs and Twila Gaudet of the Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative outline their concerns with the bill during the second part of the meeting.