The chairman of the committee is Public Safety Deputy Minister Francois Guimont, and it includes the heads of Canada’s two spy agencies as well as Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s National Security Adviser Stephen Rigby, according to one of the people, who asked not to be identified.
The last time a politician named Trudeau tried to regulate Canada’s energy industry, it sparked outrage in Alberta. Justin Trudeau is betting his plan to manage growth in the oil sands will be less combustible.
The Canadian dollar rose to a one-week high against its U.S. counterpart, which weakened on speculation the Federal Reserve will maintains monetary stimulus amid economic disruption from the 16-day government shutdown that ended yesterday.
President Barack Obama is being pressed by opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline to tie any approval to measures that would curb climate change, reflecting mounting pressure on the administration to mitigate the project’s impact if it goes forward.