Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – April 30, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – April 30, 2013

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Peter Taptuna, Nunavut’s economic development minister, is among the witnesses who testify on the government’s Northern Jobs and Growth Act. Bill C-47 was introduced to ensure economic growth and long-term prosperity in Canada’s North.

Two of the ministers’ colleagues, Robert Long and William Mackay, and Peter Vician, the Northwest Territories’ deputy minister of industry, tourism and investment, also testify.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers representatives Bob Bleaney and Alex Ferguson, as well as Mining Association of Canada executives Pierre Gratton and Rick Meyers, present their views on the legislation during the second part of the meeting.