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Oil Tanker Moratorium Act   symbolism, the previous Conservative government strengthened Canada's environmental regime by creating a world-class tanker safety system, including modernizing our navigation system, building marine safety capacity in first nation communities, and ensuring that any polluters pay

October 2nd, 2017House debate

Kelly BlockConservative

Oil Tanker Moratorium Act   that modernized Canada's navigation system, enhanced area response planning and marine safety capacity for first nation communities, and ensured that polluters pay for spills and damages on all coasts. Canada has industry-leading regulations with standards well beyond other jurisdictions

October 2nd, 2017House debate

Shannon StubbsConservative

Abandoned Vessels   to manage. That said, I am supportive of the proposed amendment by a government member to add a line to the motion that would urge the government to “consider measures to ensure owners are strictly liable for remediating abandoned vessels”. This is a very fair point; it is the polluter

October 24th, 2016House debate

Robert SopuckConservative

Fisheries committee   in the Vancouver harbour. Are those costs not recoverable from the polluter pays system?

March 8th, 2016Committee meeting

Mel ArnoldConservative

Income Tax Act   package. It invested in things like the Pipeline Safety Act, which included another $1 billion to respond to incidents, and we enshrined the polluter pay principle. The main thing that bill did was add certainty to how long a process was going to take. It was not about getting to a yes

February 1st, 2016House debate

Michelle RempelConservative

Safe and Accountable Rail Act   with his thoughts as well. I rise today to speak in support of Bill C-52. It is a good bill. It is the safe and accountable rail act, which would reinforce the government's polluter pays principle for the rail sector. The polluter pays principle holds industry accountable

May 7th, 2015House debate

Blaine CalkinsConservative

Bill C-46 An Act to amend the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act

This enactment amends the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act in order to strengthen the safety and security of pipelines regulated by those Acts. More specifically, the enactment, among other things, (a) reinforces the “polluter pays” principle; (b) confirms

June 18th, 2015
Bill

Greg RickfordConservative

Bill C-74 Canada-Quebec Gulf of St. Lawrence Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

) establishes a regime for occupational health and safety for workers and the management of labour relations in the joint management area; (e) provides the mechanism for issuing interests and calls for bids; (f) expressly includes the “polluter pays” principle, which is consistent

June 18th, 2015
Bill

Greg RickfordConservative

Pipeline Safety Act   want to know that if there are any accidents, they as taxpayers are not responsible for cleaning it up. We hold that firm and we have in many other pieces of legislation that we put forward. This is no exception. The polluter pay principle stands. The polluter pay principle

May 6th, 2015House debate

Ryan LeefConservative

Safe and Accountable Rail Act   up with what is in the bill. I think it would be naive to say that everyone agreed on exactly what to do and at what level, but that is why we have consultations. We think that the polluter pay principle should be put forward as the number one tenet of the accountability portion

March 31st, 2015House debate

Mike WallaceConservative

Safe and Accountable Rail Act   of Canadian Municipalities, and the insurance industry. Our objective has been to ensure there are sufficient resources to adequately compensate potential victims and pay for cleanup costs. Our aim is also to make sure that the polluters pay, so that the taxpayers do not shoulder

May 7th, 2015House debate

Joe PrestonConservative

Pipeline Safety Act   that people have when they look at this and say that the bill does not actually deal with the polluter pay concept, is that there is a limit of $1 billion on pollution. The point needs to be understood that that is if the company has not been negligent and caused the incident

May 6th, 2015House debate

Bradley TrostConservative

Pipeline Safety Act   on it. As I was saying, we work very well in the committee. We have had some very good discussions on issues in committee, such as aboriginal treaty rights, environmental damage, the polluter pays principle, something which all parties appear to agree on, pipeline standards, government

May 6th, 2015House debate

Bradley TrostConservative

Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1   of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, I worked on drafting Bill C-46, the pipeline safety act, that reinforces the polluter pay principle. It requires companies operating pipelines to be responsible for $1 billion in liability for any incident without proving fault. This June marks

June 15th, 2015House debate

Joan CrockattConservative

Natural Resources committee  Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. We will be opposing this amendment as the regime in proposed section 48.12 makes all persons whose fault or negligence contributes to a spill liable for the effects of the spill. Polluter pays is therefore enshrined in law, and it does

April 23rd, 2015Committee meeting

Kelly BlockConservative