Title: Assessing Canada’s Energy Sector Competitiveness
Author: Elmira Aliakbari Associate Director, Natural Resource Studies
Publisher: Fraser Institute
Date: July 18th, 2019
In addition to pipeline constraints, increased taxation and regulatory requirements in recent years have exacerbated the issues facing the oil and gas industry. Canada’s recent policy and regulatory changes have been particularly damaging given that deregulation and sweeping tax reforms in the United States have significantly improved the business environment in that country, particularly for the oil and gas sector.