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Premier Brad Wall says Trudeau should champion energy sector, Energy East

Premier Brad Wall says Trudeau should champion energy sector, Energy East

Brad Wall says NEB should be referee on Energy East pipeline REGINA _Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should take a stand and support the Energy East pipeline. Trudeau said last week that his role as prime minister in thorny issues such as pipelines is to bring people together and secure a […]

February 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Central Canada new centre of gravity for equalization payments

Central Canada new centre of gravity for equalization payments

Will seemingly unfair equalization payments breed regional tensions? By Ben Eisen and Charles Lammam of The Fraser Institute for Troy Media VANCOUVER, B.C. – Historically, the purpose of Canada’s equalization program was largely to provide financial assistance to the country’s poorer provinces where incomes lagged behind the national average. In the recent past, Quebec, with its underperforming […]

January 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alberta oil woes continue: province hit with credit warning, pipeline snub

Alberta oil woes continue: province hit with credit warning, pipeline snub

Quebec mayors slam Alberta oil pipeline plan EDMONTON _ Beleaguered Alberta took two more gut punches Thursday as a credit-rating agency reported the province is close to its debt ceiling and Quebec mayors slammed a critical pipeline project. “Today has been a very tough day indeed for Alberta,” said Wildrose Opposition Leader Brian Jean. Toronto-based […]

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Opinion: A new kind of Alberta carbon tax

Opinion: A new kind of Alberta carbon tax

Alberta carbon tax may cost the average family $470 By Randy Kerr, Canadian Natural Resource Alliance According to Ipsos Reid, a majority of Albertans are against the new carbon tax. For far too long, politicians have been talking about “putting a price on carbon” with very little meaning behind those words. To the NDP’s credit, they […]

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Federal infrastructure money heads west to help areas hit by low oil prices

Federal infrastructure money heads west to help areas hit by low oil prices

Over $1 billion in federal infrastructure money going to Alberta, Saskatchewan REGINA _Political leaders in Saskatchewan and Alberta are welcoming word of federal money to help with infrastructure projects during tough times. The federal government has been saying it wants to fast-track $13.1 billion in existing infrastructure cash. Of that, $704 million is earmarked for […]

January 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Conservatives and Liberals are both right about the nannies, but so wrong

Conservatives and Liberals are both right about the nannies, but so wrong

I had $10 for breakfast, $15 for lunch and $20 for dinner. It was double and a half when I had a guest(s) related to work(sales prospect), and I could go over, but I’d have to write down a detailed explanation for HR. Are you listening politicians? Calgary, AB- I know, you’re sick of the […]

December 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Alberta cabinet shuffle: Gov’t focuses on economic diversification

Alberta cabinet shuffle: Gov’t focuses on economic diversification

Alberta cabinet shuffle expands Alberta cabinet to 13 EDMONTON – Premier Rachel Notley has shuffled her cabinet and created a new department to focus on growing Alberta’s economy. Deron Bilous was moved Thursday from the Municipal Affairs portfolio to the new department of Economic Development and Trade. Danielle Larivee, a backbencher from Lesser Slave Lake, takes over […]

October 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Justin Trudeau has ties to Western Canada: Ralph Goodale

Justin Trudeau has ties to Western Canada: Ralph Goodale

Justin Trudeau’s maternal grandfather longtime BC MP REGINA – Liberal Ralph Goodale says there’s a fundamental difference between Justin Trudeau and his father, the late Pierre Trudeau, and it’s their approach to Western Canada. Goodale, who was re-elected in Regina in Monday’s federal vote, also served in the elder Trudeau’s government. Goodale says Justin Trudeau has roots […]

October 20, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Tim Dutaud dropped as CPC candidate after prank videos revealed

Tim Dutaud dropped as CPC candidate after prank videos revealed

Tim Dutaud posted as juice43 on Youtube. Videos included calling a woman and faking orgasm The Conservative Party says Tim Dutaud, seen making prank calls in several online videos – including one where he pretends to have a mental disability – is no longer a candidate. The party says Tim Dutaud is the same person in the videos posted on […]

September 7, 2015 | By More
Conservative Jerry Bance ends candidacy after urination incident

Conservative Jerry Bance ends candidacy after urination incident

Video catches Conservative candidate Jerry Bance urinating in a client’s cup while homeowner in other room TORONTO – Toronto Conservative candidate Jerry Bance is expressing regret after a media report that he was once caught on video urinating in a coffee cup while working as an appliance repairman. The CBC reported Sunday night that its show […]

September 7, 2015 | By More