Federal government to fund Indigenous groups’ energy projects in B.C. and Alberta

The federal government is providing up to $6 million in funding to help Indigenous communities in British Columbia and Alberta increase their participation in energy infrastructure projects. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi made the announcement Wednesday. Funds will be provided…

Jason Kenney takes direct aim at Justin Trudeau ahead of fall federal election

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is taking aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of this fall’s federal election. Kenney, a former federal Conservative cabinet minister, took to Twitter over the weekend to say the people of his province have been…

Anti-federal Liberal billboards in Edmonton purchased by Saskatchewan group

Billboards have gone up in Edmonton, Calgary and Regina discouraging people from voting for local Liberal Members of Parliament. The signs say: “send Trudeau a message. Vote out Amarjeet Sohi.” Similar ones name Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault and Minister…

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi

Canada’s natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline. But Amarjeet Sohi also says Ottawa wouldn’t jump at the first offer on the table. “We have…