North Saskatchewan River’s water level on the decline: researchers

Some researchers are warning there will be changes in how the North Saskatchewan River is used in years to come. Glaciers that feed rivers running through the Prairies are slowly melting away. Recently, that caught the attention of Calgary City…

Forecast for wildfire season to come amid extreme danger already in Western Canada

Officials say the wildfire danger is already high to extreme in areas of Western Canada. Natural Resources Canada’s Northern Forestry Centre in Edmonton is providing a briefing Wednesday on this year’s fire season forecast. READ MORE: Climate change report warns of…

Kenney says Alberta’s carbon tax will die May 30

Alberta’s premier says the province’s carbon tax will no longer exist as of May 30. Jason Kenney says a bill to eliminate the Alberta levy is to be introduced next week when the legislature begins sitting. READ MORE: Alberta carbon…

‘Nowhere across the country will it be free to pollute’: Prime minister on carbon tax

May 10 2019 2:10pm With Alberta Premier Jason Kenney campaigning to scrap the carbon tax, the prime minister weighs in on what that could mean for the province. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Possible elimination of Alberta carbon tax has ‘no bearing’ on project approval: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said if the Alberta carbon tax is scrapped, that will not impact the federal government’s push to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. However, he added that Albertans know “we are facing a real and significant…

Why can’t we be friends? Callers from B.C., Alberta sound off on pipelines, climate change and gas taps

As B.C. waits to see whether Alberta “turns off the taps” of gasoline, it seems the relationship between the two provinces has never been more fraught. The western neighbours have been at odds for years now over the future of…

Activists say Saskatchewan carbon tax ruling is ‘great news for climate action’

Environmental groups were cheering a Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruling on carbon pricing that legal experts say strongly affirms the federal government’s essential role in the fight against climate change. “I cannot hide my joy,” Isabelle Turcotte of the Pembina…