Alberta legislature session to begin under new Premier Jason Kenney

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:35 AM MDT

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature is to start a new session today with a lot of new faces and a…

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​‘Rope a dope’: Environmentalists say Alberta war room threat won't distract them

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

EDMONTON — Environmental groups targeted by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are shrugging off the new government's promised $30-million “war room”…

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Senate committee approves dozens of amendments to C-69

Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

OTTAWA — A Senate committee has approved dozens of amendments to the Liberal government's controversial environmental assessment legislation.The federal government…

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Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight

Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for a full-court press to kill Ottawa's proposed B.C. coast tanker ban…

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​Scheer promises new coast to coast energy corridor to get pipelines built

Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged Thursday to pursue a coast-to-coast energy corridor, achieve Canadian oil independence by 2030…

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Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

OTTAWA — A federal ban on tanker traffic off British Columbia's north coast has been defeated in a Senate committee.On…

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Scheer's climate plan will look at how Canada can cut emissions elsewhere

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT

OTTAWA — Conservative leader Andrew Scheer says his party's climate plan will aim to hit Canada's promised greenhouse gas emissions…

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Canadian inflation picks up to 2% on Trudeau's carbon levies

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

Annual inflation accelerated in Canada for a third consecutive month as gasoline costs continue to escalate, in part due to…

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Texas lawmakers may stiffen penalties for pipeline damage

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:11 AM MDT

AUSTIN, Texas — Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would stiffen penalties for damaging or trespassing around oil…

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Alberta to pay a higher carbon tax than Quebec: MEI

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

Jean Michaud is an associate researcher at the Montreal Economic Institute and Germain Belzile is a senior associate researcher at…

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Alberta premier says provincial carbon tax will die May 30

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

EDMONTON — Alberta's premier says the province's retail carbon tax will no longer exist as of May 30. Jason Kenney…

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Climate-change strategy offers Scheer a way to win election: Gwyn Morgan

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT

Gwyn Morgan is a retired Canadian business leader who has been a director of five global corporations, including founding CEO…

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