Canada unveils plan for regulating offshore wind energy projects in Atlantic Canada

CBC | September 21, 2022

Canada’s offshore accords with Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador are being updated to promote development of offshore wind farms, but it’s not clear yet whether any compensation will be paid to fishermen displaced by wind farms.

Amendments introduced Tuesday in Ottawa by the federal government assign regulatory authority for wind power to jointly managed offshore boards — now renamed the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Energy Regulator and Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Energy Regulator.

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