‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator. Senator Doug Black tweeted Wednesday evening that the development…

Federal government says B.C. trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation

The Canadian government says British Columbia is trying to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with “Trojan Horse” legislation that the province is passing off as a benign environmental measure. Lawyer Jan Brongers asked the B.C. Court of Appeal on…

Blood Tribe votes to accept $150M settlement from Ottawa over century-old cattle management dispute

Members of southern Alberta’s Blood Tribe voted in favour of a multi-million-dollar settlement claim on Tuesday regarding a century-old dispute about cattle management. They will be receiving $150 million from the federal government as compensation for losses the Blood Tribe…

Federal government pledges $49M for $3.5B plastics project in Alberta

A $3.5-billion project to turn Alberta propane into plastic pellets for the manufacture of consumer products is to receive $49 million from the federal government. Ottawa says the money provided to Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. through the $1.6-billion Strategic Innovation…

Edmonton woman frustrated over girls being denied citizenship under 2009 law

A woman in Alberta says she feels like she’s not Canadian enough after her daughters were denied citizenship. Victoria Maruyama was born in Hong Kong and, because her father was Canadian, has been a Canadian citizen since she was a…

Ottawa could wait until summer to make final Trans Mountain decision

Canada’s energy regulator will tell the federal government on Friday whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet’s final say on the project’s future is not likely to come before the summer. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues…

Fed’s $1.6B energy aid package won’t get Canadians back to work: analyst

The federal government’s $1.6 billion announcement Tuesday to help struggling oil and gas companies won’t get out-of-work Canadians back into the workforce, said Richard Masson, executive fellow at the University of Calgary School of Public Policy. “It may be able to…