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Quebec paves way for oil, gas exploration with new energy law

Bill 106 creates a new agency to promote Quebec's transition to cleaner energy but also contains provisions allowing for energy exploration, potentially including fracking.


QUEBEC'S legislature has passed a bill that will pave the way for more oil and gas exploration, providing a boost to drillers such as Junex Inc while drawing criticism from environmental, aboriginal and citizen groups.

Bill 106 passed Quebec's National Assembly in a 62-38

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