Alberta premier urges federal ministers to take province’s concerns seriously

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 7:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Jason Kenney is urging federal cabinet ministers with portfolios of interest to Alberta to…

Premier Jason Kenney heads to Texas to push investment

Posted November 17, 2019 2:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s premier is set to head south of the border on Monday in what the government calls a trip to…

Town of Taber breaks ground on Canada’s 1st craft cannabis and hemp supply chain

On Friday morning, the Town of Taber officially broke ground on Canada’s first-ever craft cannabis and hemp supply chain, the Grasslands Taber Collaborative’s (GLTC) Premium Park project. The park will offer cannabis and agri-food production, research, development and processing, as…

Kenney defends top adviser’s trips to London, says aide often kicks in own cash

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is defending his top adviser’s four recent trips to London to promote the province, adding that David Knight Legg often kicks in his own money. Kenney says Alberta is lucky to have someone with Legg’s internationally…

Most of Ottawa’s $1.6B bailout for Alberta oil and gas industry has been handed out

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 15, 2019 1:43 pm Updated November 15, 2019 1:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s $1.6-billion bailout package for Alberta’s battered oil industry…

Alberta’s associate minister of natural gas heading to Asia to promote province’s resources

Associate Minister of Natural Gas Dale Nally will depart Friday as he embarks on an eight-day trip to Asia to promote Alberta’s energy resources. “As part of our plan to revitalize Alberta’s natural gas sector, I’m meeting with investors and…

Jason Kenney vows to fight for Alberta oil as drillers forecast almost no growth in 2020

November 13 2019 11:01pm 2019 was an extremely difficult year for oil drilling and it appears 2020 won’t be much better. As Chris Chacon explains, drilling rates are anticipated to remain flat and even more rigs are expected to leave…

Treaty 8 chiefs call Wexit a ‘bad idea’ as support for separating from Canada grows in Alberta

Treaty 8 First Nations chiefs issued a joint statement on Tuesday calling for cooler heads to prevail amid indications the desire to separate from Canada is growing among people in Alberta and Saskatchewan. “As chiefs, with our united voices and…

First Nation and environmental groups seek leave to appeal Trans Mountain pipeline ruling

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 5, 2019 6:19 pm Updated November 5, 2019 6:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A British Columbia First Nation and three environmental groups…