November 29, 2010 (40th Parliament, 3rd Session)


Bernard Bigras

Bloc Québécois

Mr. Bernard Bigras (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, BQ)

Mr. Speaker, against the advice of Environment Canada officials, the Conservative government lobbied intensely to ensure that certain provisions of the American Energy Independence and Security Act, passed in 2007, would not apply to the oil sands. The Conservative government was afraid that the American legislation would hurt exports of dirty oil to the United States.
Do these revelations not prove, once again, that this government has but one political motivation: to protect the interests of Alberta oil companies?

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   The Environment
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