Reality check: Could Scheer fast-track pipeline challenges straight to Supreme Court?

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said that, if elected, his government would help build new oil pipelines by “fast-tracking” any objections right to the Supreme Court, but legal experts say the proposed plan is unclear. “It’s about fast-tracking some of the…

A Liberal fight in Conservative Alberta – what this election could mean to you

The campaign trail is always a long and tiring one. For federal Liberals in Alberta, it might also be an uphill climb. Amarjeet Sohi is one of three Liberals in the province running for re-election. On a sunny evening, just…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer calls on Trudeau to ‘waive cabinet confidences’ in SNC-Lavalin affair

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said during a campaign stop in Calgary, Alta., on Monday that he is calling on Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau to “waive cabinet confidences” to allow an RCMP investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair to move…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer says repealing carbon pricing will be first job as prime minister

During a campaign event in Calgary, Alta., on Monday, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said: “Job number one for a Conservative government will be called an act to repeal the carbon tax” and that he would “start the process” to…

UCP MLAs to campaign for Andrew Scheer, federal Conservatives outside Alberta

Fresh off a victory in Alberta’s provincial election, several United Conservative Party MLAs and cabinet ministers are getting set to return to the campaign trail — this time, stumping for Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party of Canada. A number…

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist

Edmonton will play a key role in the 2019 federal election, says a MacEwan University political science professor. Over the course of the last few months, the leaders of Canada’s main political parties have been travelling the country, making their…

Savage joins Sask., Ont. ministers slamming energy and mines ministers’ conference

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage speaks to media regarding the federal decision on Bill C-69 while Bronwyn Eyre, Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources and Greg Rickford, Ontario Minister of Energy, Mines and Northern Development listen on Wednesday, June 12,…

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to scrap new standards that will force cleaner-burning fuels in addition to eliminating the federal price on carbon if his party wins the fall federal election. In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…