Trans Mountain Expansion Ruling on Indigenous Consultation

The Federal Court of Appeal ruling is welcome, but it is not enough. The reality is the Liberals’ mistakes and failures directly delayed the Trans Mountain Expansion by more than two years. It was supposed to enter service two months ago, in December of 2019, but instead, that was when construction started.

Shannon Stubbs Gives Failing Grade to Natural Resources Mandate Letter

Shannon Stubbs, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Shadow Minister for Natural Resources responded to the Mandate Letter from Prime Minister Trudeau to his new Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan:

Shannon Stubbs Reflects on Andrew Scheer's Decision to Step Down as Leader

Shannon Stubbs, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Shadow Minister for Natural Resources released the following statement on Andrew Scheer’s announcement he will be stepping down as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada:

Shannon Stubbs Unimpressed with Liberal Throne Speech

Ottawa, ON - There is nothing in the Liberal Throne Speech that indicates this Liberal government will change their direction on natural resources – in fact, the Liberals are doubling down on the approach that enflamed regional tensions and caused the current economic and national unity crisis. What the Liberal Throne Speech reveals is that the Liberals are willing to barter away Western Canadian oil and gas jobs to appease the Bloc Quebecois in order to hold onto power. The jobs of struggling families in Canada’s energy sector should not be a bargaining chip to this Prime Minister. 

Shannon Stubbs Reappointed Shadow Minister for Natural Resources

Shannon Stubbs, the Member of Parliament for Lakeland is reappointed by Conservative leader Andrew Scheer as the Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources. She issued the following statement:

Conservatives call on Trudeau Liberals To Reverse Harm Done To Canada’s Natural Resource Workers

This week, Minister Sohi has the opportunity to listen to his provincial counterparts instead of ignoring the continued calls of the Premiers to cancel the Liberals’ job killing carbon tax, reverse the anti-resource and anti-pipeline Bill C-69, end the oil export ban Bill C-48, and give back power over economic development to the North that the Liberals removed in Bill C-88.

Prime Minister Trudeau’s Disastrous Shipping Ban Bill Will Devastate Energy Sector

Today is a bad day for Canada’s energy sector and the entire Canadian economy. Bill C-48 will help landlock Canadian energy exports and cost the Canadian economy billions of dollars. It will rob Indigenous communities in Northern BC and across the Prairies of potential economic development opportunities.

Liberal Appointed Senators Rescue Justin Trudeau’s Plan to Landlock Canadian Oil

Kelly Block, Conservative Shadow Minister for Transport, and Shannon Stubbs, Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, released a statement following the vote on Bill C-48 in the Senate:
“Conservatives disagree in the strongest terms with the decision by Liberal appointed senators in the Senate to rescue Justin Trudeau’s plan to land-lock Canadian oil and gas. This legislation is a slap in the face to out-of-work, under-employed and struggling energy workers from coast to coast.

B.C. Court of Appeal Ruling That TMX is Federal Jurisdiction

Conservatives are pleased with the B.C. Court of Appeal’s decision today reaffirming that inter-provincial pipeline projects fall under federal jurisdiction. However, major hurdles still exist to building pipelines, like the Trans Mountain Expansion.

Liberal Delay Of Trans Mountain Expansion Decision

“Today’s announcement confirms the Liberals never had a plan to meet the 90 day deadline to make a decision on the Trans Mountain Expansion by May 22nd.