The visit of Alberta’s Premier Jim Prentice with Quebec and Ontario’s Premiers to promote the Energy East project emphasizes the importance to discuss an Eastern Canada Energy Strategy that goes beyond Québec and Ontario. Expanding on the conclusions coming out of a workshop initiated by the Sustainable Canada Dialogues, scholars from New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Québec and Ontario produced a white paper identifying key goals and priorities for action on energy from the perspective of Eastern Canada. It shows that cooperation in the energy sector could facilitate the adoption of efficient climate mitigation. The white paper contains substantive proposals building on the energy-trade agreement announced by the Premiers of Ontario and Quebec in late November.
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