POP: Energy East Pipeline

POP: Yes
Res #: POP 3-16A
Number: 3
Year: 2016
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Transport Canada & Environment and Climate Change Canada

WHEREAS the Energy East pipeline is integral to the economic prosperity of Western Canada in general; and

WHEREAS the pipeline will reduce Canada's dependency on foreign oil;

WHEREAS shipping oil by pipelines is a much safer alternative to transport by rail; and

WHEREAS oil pipelines free up rail capacity to transport grain and other agricultural products;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM write a letter to the Federal Minister of Transport and Minister of Environment and Climate Change in support of the construction of the Energy East pipeline.

Read response from Federal Minister of Transport forwarding letter to Federal Minister of Natural Resources