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Canada's regulatory system 'one of the best in the world,' says Energy Minister Paradis

The Senate Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment Committee is studying whether a sub-ocean blowout like BP's in the Gulf of Mexico could happen in Canada. Oil companies say no, but some Senators aren't convinced.

The Senate Energy Committee is exploring whether a sub-ocean blowout like what's happening in the Gulf of Mexico could happen here. Oil companies say their operations are safe and Natural Resources Minister Christian Paradis says Canada's regulations are among the strongest in the world, but he acknowledges there is no guarantee against such a disaster.

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Canada's regulatory system 'one of the best in the world,' says Energy Minister Paradis

The Senate Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment Committee is studying whether a sub-ocean blowout like BP's in the Gulf of Mexico could happen in Canada. Oil companies say no, but some Senators aren't convinced.

The Senate Energy Committee is exploring whether a sub-ocean blowout like what's happening in the Gulf of Mexico could happen here. Oil companies say their operations are safe and Natural Resources Minister Christian Paradis says Canada's regulations are among the strongest in the world, but he acknowledges there is no guarantee against such a disaster.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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