School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Senate roadshow stops in Alberta's oilpatch for feedback on impact-assessment bill

April 9, 2019

CBC News, Tony Seskus with comments by Warren Mabee, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Geography and Planning; Associate Professor School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

A new report this week said direct employment in Canada's oil and gas sector is expected to drop by more than 12,000 jobs this year, most of them in Alberta. There's also growing global scrutiny of the impact that burning fossil fuels has on climate change.

"The people of Alberta really feel the pressure of a rapidly changing, volatile energy sector," said Warren Mabee, associate director of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.

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