Conservatives to Press Liberals on Support for Natural Resource Sector
January 26, 2016
Ottawa, ON- The Conservative Party will be introducing the following Supply Day motion in the House of Commons tomorrow. That, given this time of economic uncertainty, the House: (a) recognize the importance of the energy sector to the Canadian economy and support its development in an environmentally sustainable way; (b) agree that pipelines are the safest way to transport oil; (c) acknowledge the desire for the Energy East pipeline expressed by the provincial governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and New Brunswick; and (d) express its support for the Energy East pipeline currently under consideration. The motion stands in the name of Candice Bergen, Conservative Natural Resources Critic and Member of Parliament for Portage — Lisgar.