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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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Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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