Trudeau addresses lawsuits, court challenges on pipeline

July 12 2019 12:15pm Speaking at the Trans Mountain Edmonton terminal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said consultation with Indigenous and environmental groups will allow shovels in the ground this construction season. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaking in Edmonton on Tuesday

Federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is scheduled to deliver a speech at the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton on Tuesday afternoon. This is the latest in a series of addresses as Scheer rolls out his policy planks ahead of…

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer should eject colleague Michael Cooper from the Tory caucus over things the MP said about online hate in a parliamentary hearing last week, says a Liberal MP. Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer’s decision to…

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap

The federal government is warning the new government in Alberta not to scrap the province’s legal limit on total emissions from oilsands of 100 million tonnes a year. READ MORE: UCP wins Alberta election – here’s a look at the promises…

No guarantee of decision on Trans Mountain pipeline before federal election: Sohi

The federal government can’t guarantee it will have a decision on the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion prior to the next election, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said. The deadline was pushed back to June 18 from May 22 on…

Government funding confirmed for 2 Edmonton LRT expansions

A federal investment of $1 billion was confirmed Monday that will help fund the Valley and Metro LRT Line expansions. Ottawa is providing over $1 billion for both projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan, including approximately $948 million…

Federal government pledges $2.5M to help Roxy Theatre rebuild

Ottawa has offered $2.5 million to help Edmonton’s Roxy Theatre rebuild after a devastating fire four years ago. READ MORE: Roxy Theatre destroyed by fire The money from the federal government means theatre owners have $10 million of the $12.5 million…