Harper government appoints another oil and mining executive to NEB

Greg Rickford, Natural resources minister, NEB, National Energy Board
Conservative federal Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford in a media scrum in Vancouver in 2014. Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa, National Observer

The game is "rigged," critics say, and the National Energy Board is now a "pipeline approval" machine.

This week, the Harper government appointed a Calgary resource development executive Murray Lytle to the National Energy Board (NEB). Opposition parties were quick to slam Lytle's background as a Conservative Party volunteer, and the overall pro-pipeline agenda of the federal government.

Read the full story on The National Observer.

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