Suits and Boots Calls on Senate Committee To Adapt Key Bill C-69 Amendments

February 11, 2019 Suits and Boots today called on Canada’s Senate to adopt 18 key amendments that it says are the next best thing to killing outright the proposed resource sector environmental assessment legislation. In a post on the group’s website Suits and Boots founder Rick Peterson urged Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources, which began its review of Bill C-69 last week, to embrace recommendations put forward by independent, Toronto-based environmental assessment litigator Andrew Roman. “It’s been our position all along that C-69 should be killed,” said Peterson, “and it’s even more so…

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Suits and Boots calls for Royal Commission on Resource Development: 

Suits and Boots calls for Royal Commission on Resource Development  January 25, 2019 Suits and Boots is calling on the federal government to shelve controversial Bill C-69 and launch a Royal Commission on Resource Development in Canada.  The call for a Royal Commission comes as the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources prepares to start its study of Bill C-69 on February 6.  “It’s clear from our work and conversations with thousands of Canadians from coast-to-coast that Bill C-69 is simply a non-starter for Canadians from all walks of life,” said Rick Peterson, an Edmonton-based investment industry executive…

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Suits and Boots launches national campaign to kill Bill C69

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Suits and Boots announced today it is launching a national campaign to kill Bill C69 in the Canadian Senate. Rick Peterson, founder of the not-for-profit group of investment industry professional who support Canada’s resource sector, said Bill C69 would drive out resource sector investment if it becomes law. (more…)

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Suits and Boots Names Two New Directors

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Rick Peterson is pleased to announce that Kathleen Brayford of Edmonton, AB and Gord Shank of Burnaby, BC have been named new directors of Suits and Boots, a national investment industry not-for-profit group that supports Canada’s resource sector. (more…)

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