Kenney government boosts budget for public inquiry looking at how anti-oil groups are funded, extends report’s deadline

Alberta’s public inquiry into whether foreign money is bankrolling anti-oil protests in Canada is going into overtime. Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the initial findings from the inquiry’s commissioner, Steve Allan, show more work is needed to complete the final…

Premier Jason Kenney defends Alberta’s ‘war room’ on 630 CHED amid opposition

Appearing on 630 CHED Mornings with Chelsea Bird and Shaye Ganam on Wednesday, Premier Jason Kenney defended the Canadian Energy Centre, saying it’s still early in the project and Albertans can expect to see more from the new endeavor after…

Premier Jason Kenney defends budget while appearing on 630 CHED

March 4 2020 10:19am While appearing on 630 CHED Mornings with Chelsea Bird and Shaye Ganam, Premier Jason Kenney defended what some are calling cuts or reductions to education and health spending after Alberta Budget 2020. ‘ }); } else…

Premier Jason Kenney defends war room while appearing on 630 CHED

March 4 2020 10:09am While appearing on 630 CHED Mornings with Chelsea Bird and Shaye Ganam, Premier Jason Kenney defended the $30-million a year Canadian Energy Centre amid calls to shut it down. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Kenney government’s energy ‘war room’ chief apologizes for tweets attacking New York Times

The head of Alberta’s $30-million-a-year energy war room is apologizing after the organization posted a lengthy social media response to an article in The New York Times that questioned the news organization’s credibility. I apologize for some of the tweets…

War room will keep second logo, push on with research and response work, says CEO

The chief commander of Alberta’s oil and gas war room says its second logo is here to stay, despite similarities with the emblem of a California software company. Canadian Energy Centre CEO and managing director Tom Olsen speaks at the…