Trudeau turns off the energy taps

Many, including people in the energy industry; were scratching their heads over an announcement by the Trudeau Liberals that they are moving to ban offshore oil and gas licensing in the Canadian Arctic.

It was part of a joint announcement with the U-S.

There are currently no plans to drill in the area.

Professor Michael Byers at UBC thinks it may be designed to show Trudeau is “protecting the environment” after his government recently approved two pipelines.