Alberta’s associate minister of natural gas heading to Asia to promote province’s resources

Associate Minister of Natural Gas Dale Nally will depart Friday as he embarks on an eight-day trip to Asia to promote Alberta’s energy resources. “As part of our plan to revitalize Alberta’s natural gas sector, I’m meeting with investors and…

Calgary businesses fearful as more auto insurers implement rate hikes

As the list of insurers planning to hike premiums for Alberta drivers continues to pile up, some businesses are becoming more worried about the development. Erika Blair is one of the franchise owners of Driving Miss Daisy, a car service…

Calgary-based Crescent Point Energy selling Saskatchewan midstream gas assets for $500M

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 8:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Oil and gas producer Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it is selling Saskatchewan midstream assets…

Alberta Opposition calls for auditor general to review travel spending by Kenney’s office

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 4:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Opposition in Alberta is asking the auditor general to review travel spending by Premier…

Business groups cautious about idea to create Alberta provincial pension plan

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 4:17 pm Updated November 14, 2019 4:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An executive with the Retail Council of Canada says…

Alberta test case: Planned sale of gas wells, pipelines raises cleanup concerns

The possible transfer of hundreds of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company has raised concerns about Alberta’s efforts to ensure taxpayers don’t get stuck with the cleanup bill. READ MORE: Alberta…

Auto insurance premiums going up in 2020 for many Alberta drivers

Many Alberta drivers will soon pay more to insure their vehicles — in some cases, much more. In a bulletin sent to brokers, and obtained by Global News, large home and auto insurer Aviva Canada said there would be across-the-board…

UCP top advisor billed taxpayers $45,000 for flights, meals, luxury London hotel stays: NDP

The UCP are again being accused of mismanaging taxpayer dollars. The NDP claims the UCP spent thousands on a high-level provincial staffer’s travel, amounting to what the opposition is calling a “life of luxury.” On Wednesday, NDP critic for democracy…