Alberta unveils economic stimulus package

June 29 2020 8:05pm The Alberta government has announced its $10 billion plan to repair the province’s battered economy. Heather Yourex-West reports on its path ahead, and whether the government’s plan will be enough. ‘ }); } else { var…

Alberta Carbon Trunk Pipeline fully operational

June 2 2020 8:42pm Alberta’s Carbon Trunk Pipeline carrying greenhouse gas emissions is now fully operational. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 27, 2020 6:05 pm Updated May 27, 2020 6:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to…

Alberta energy minister faces backlash for saying COVID-19 pandemic a ‘great time’ to build pipeline

May 26 2020 7:59pm Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is facing backlash for saying the COVID-19 pandemic is a good time to be building the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Fletcher Kent has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Alberta government stands by Energy Minister Sonya Savage’s pipeline and COVID comments

The Alberta government isn’t backing away from a cabinet minister’s comments that public heath rules and economic fears caused by COVID-19 favour pipeline construction. House leader and Environment Minister Jason Nixon told reporters Tuesday that Sonya Savage was stating the…

Sturgeon Refinery now processing Alberta bitumen

May 20 2020 5:56pm The Sturgeon Refinery began producing diesel from synthetic oil in late 2017, but problems with a gasifier unit on site delayed the switch to bitumen. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon has this update. ‘ }); }…

Lawsuits likely if Democrat Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers warn

Billions of dollars in lawsuits will likely result if Joe Biden is elected U.S. president this November and carries out a threat to cancel the presidential permit allowing operation of the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers say. The promised action…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney defends investing in Keystone XL pipeline

May 19 2020 2:32pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney defends the decision for the Alberta government to invest in the Keystone XL expansion because of the jobs it will create, adding the project is also supported by state governors along the…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney disappointed with Biden’s stance on Keystone XL

May 19 2020 2:09pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he is disappointed with U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s stance on the Keystone XL pipeline expansion while reiterating the importance of the project on the provincial economy. ‘ }); } else…

Trudeau vows to press any U.S. government on Keystone after Biden threatens to ‘rip up’ approvals if elected

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will press any government on the development of the Keystone XL pipeline, following promises from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday, to “rip up” President Donald Trump’s approval of the project if he is elected next…