Alberta hires former journalist to create strategy to fight criticism of oil and gas industry

The Alberta government has hired a former journalist to develop a plan to fight back against oil and gas industry foes. Claudia Cattaneo retired last year as the National Post’s western business columnist based in Calgary. Energy Minster Sonya Savage…

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry

After Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Thursday a $2.5-million public inquiry into foreign funding of groups campaigning against Alberta oil, critics are questioning the inquiry’s impact and intentions. READ MORE: Kenney government launches inquiry into foreign-funded groups that criticize Alberta’s…