"Given the potential benefits of this project for our nation, we believe the reasons for its demise should be carefully examined and discussed in an effort to protect and ensure a strong and secure Canadian economy in the future", he said.
Pipeline supporters and the Alberta government have criticized the NEB for changing its review scope and provincial Premier Rachel Notley urged the regulator to give more clarity on its process.
Energy East had been proposed as a way to move Alberta oilsands production as far east as an Irving Oil operation in Saint John, N.B.
TransCanada's Eastern Mainline project, also cancelled this week, would have added 279 kilometres of new natural gas pipeline facilities and nine compression units to the Canadian Mainline system used to deliver natural gas in Ontario and Quebec.
There is shock from the energy sector on Thursday morning as Calgary-based TransCanada announced they would be dropping the idea of a pipeline from Alberta to the east coast.
Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) granted TransCanada a 30-day suspension on Sept 8, after the company said it needed to review the impact of new assessment criteria that would consider the C$15.7 billion (US$12.58 billion) project's indirect greenhouse gas contributions.
Reaction across the country has been mixed.
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"The pipeline changes the economics of the tar sands in a way that makes those [extraction] projects possible - and that's why they're responsible, ultimately, for such incredible increases in emissions", Scott said. That pipeline, however, is now locked up in lawsuits, and the B.C. government is intervening in challenges to its approval. "With the world quickly turning to renewable energy, there's no need for more outdated fossil fuel projects".
May 13, 2015: More than 60 organizations call on the National Energy Board to suspend TransCanada's application for the Energy East Pipeline. Where charges of environmental negligence followed the approvals of the Trans Mountain and Line 3 projects, this time the government was savaged for being soft on jobs and economic growth. The company first proposed the project in 2013, when oil prices were approaching 100 dollars per barrel.
"It is a good thing that Mr. Coderre's hypocrisy needs no pipeline for conveyance, for it would need to be very large and could never get approved for construction", he said.
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association and others blamed TransCanada's decision on Ottawa's "unclear decision-making process".
"This is not up to me to explain why the company took this decision".
"In a world where the oil sands were growing and the price of oil was really high, it didn't really matter that that pipeline was a little pricier to ship on, because it was still a lucrative proposition", he said.