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B.C. Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters in the House of Commons foyer on March 31, 2014.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters in the House of Commons foyer on March 31, 2014.
(SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

How Ottawa will make critical resource decisions in B.C.

Sometime next month, the federal government is expected to take action on a couple of key matters related to resource development on the West Coast.

It’s anticipated Ottawa will move on a review released late last year by the Tanker Safety Expert Panel concerning Canada’s oil spill preparedness and response regime. That report made 45 recommendations, including changing the liability limits polluters face and introducing measures to help facilitate faster spill response times.