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Notley calls on Ottawa’s support as feds consider Bombardier bailout

Notley calls on Ottawa’s support as feds consider Bombardier bailout

Premier Notley says all Canadians benefit from a strong Alberta economy OTTAWA _ With the federal government considering aid for aerospace giant Bombardier, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is calling for more support in her province. Notley told CTV’s Question Period Sunday that all Canadians benefit from a strong Alberta economy, which is struggling amid stubbornly low […]

February 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alberta oil industry meeting with PM: Encouraging, but no pipeline assurances

Alberta oil industry meeting with PM: Encouraging, but no pipeline assurances

Alberta oil industry reps met with Prime Minister Trudeau, Alberta Premier Notley CALGARY _Meetings with Alberta’s premier, oil industry leaders and workers haven’t changed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s position on a pipeline to the East Coast. “I am not going to prejudge or shortcut the (National Energy Board) process as it goes forward,” he said […]

February 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Notley: Montreal area mayors’ Energy East criticisms ‘short sighted’

Notley: Montreal area mayors’ Energy East criticisms ‘short sighted’

Premier Notley tells Montreal area mayors that Energy East pipeline is beneficial to all Canadians TORONTO _ Municipal leaders who don’t recognize that the proposed Energy East pipeline would be beneficial to all Canadians are being “short-sighted,” Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Friday as an east-versus-west energy brawl percolated. Notley, in Toronto meeting with Ontario […]

January 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Paris climate summit won’t set binding target: emissions plan will be incremental

Paris climate summit won’t set binding target: emissions plan will be incremental

Paris climate summit a historic moment in fight against climate change WASHINGTON _ The upcoming Paris climate summit won’t result in a binding target for limiting greenhouse gas emissions below disaster-averting levels, the White House said Tuesday. But it said the talks starting next week could still be a historic moment in the global fight […]

November 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Wildrose accusing NDP of letting Ottawa dictate climate change policy

Wildrose accusing NDP of letting Ottawa dictate climate change policy

Wildrose says now is not the time to punish the economy with a carbon tax EDMONTON _ Alberta’s Opposition leader is accusing Premier Rachel Notley’s New Democrats of letting Ottawa push the province around on its climate- change strategy. Wildrose Leader Brian Jean noted in question period that federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is promising […]

November 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy gives Alberta framework within which to work out compromise between energy development, climate change As of this morning, Canada has a new national energy strategy. Why should anyone care? Because it turns out that if you want to build oil pipelines across the country, politics really really matter. What sort of politics, you ask? […]

July 17, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Environmental activist a mistake as Alberta Energy chief of staff

Environmental activist a mistake as Alberta Energy chief of staff

McCuaig-Boyd’s judgement as Alberta energy minister already being called into question Graham Mitchell, the new chief of staff to Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd, is what in political circles is called a “signal.” In this case, a very clear and troubling signal. The Wildrose Party dug up Mitchell’s recent past as a registered federal anti-pipeline, anti-tar sands […]

June 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Alberta energy minister appointment Notley’s first mistake?

Alberta energy minister appointment Notley’s first mistake?

Who is Marg McCuaig-Boyd? Someone, it appears, with very few qualifications to be Alberta energy minister Energy executives were busy Googling Marg McCuaig-Boyd, the new NDP Alberta energy minister, and what little they found couldn’t have been reassuring. The unknown new politician was appointed yesterday by Premier Rachel Notley and McCuaig-Boyd was immediately busy reassuring the industry that everything […]

May 25, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
To Kevin O’Leary: Butt out of Alberta politics, you Bay St. ignoramus

To Kevin O’Leary: Butt out of Alberta politics, you Bay St. ignoramus

Kevin O’Leary is completely off base and Albertans should Tweet him at @kevinolearytv to express their displeasure Social media is lighting up with news stories about Kevin O’Leary and his warnings to investors to stay away from Alberta now that the NDP are in charge. Butt out, O’Leary, you’re not helping. The issue is a campaign […]

May 7, 2015 | By | 23 Replies More
Why CAPP’s math on Alberta royalty review doesn’t add up

Why CAPP’s math on Alberta royalty review doesn’t add up

Rachel Notley attacked by PCAA, Wildrose for proposing Alberta royalty review Math is indeed hard for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), whose fear-mongering against an Alberta royalty review has proved to be both arithmetic-challenged and and an affront to voters. The idea of an Alberta royalty review – a la Ed Stelmach in 2007 – […]

May 4, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More