Trans Mountain pipeline expansion officially kicks off construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. The pipeline runs from the Edmonton area to a marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. The expansion will see…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion official kick-off to construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. But as Kendra Slugoski explains, the news comes as thousands of oil and gas employees have already given…

Premiers need to quit picking fights and focus on Canadians, N.L. premier says

Premiers should quit picking fights with the prime minister — and with each other — if they want to maintain national unity, the premier of Newfoundland and Labrador said Tuesday. Premier Dwight Ball was the latest in a serious of…

Federal Election 2019: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney discusses Scheer’s potential natural energy corridor

September 28 2019 3:10pm During a campaign event for Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Sept. 28, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney talked about a national resource corridor, which Scheer has proposed if the Conservatives were elected. ‘ }); } else…

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country

A Senate committee says the Trudeau government’s bill to ban oil tanker traffic off British Columbia’s northern coast will divide the country, inflame separatist sentiment in Alberta and stoke resentment of Indigenous Peoples. Worse, the Senate’s transportation and communications committee…

Scheer says Trudeau is pitting provinces against each other

June 4 2019 3:23pm Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, relationships between provinces and Ottawa have chilled. He says Conservatives will champion Alberta’s natural resources. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

Design work on long awaited road to central Arctic tundra to begin

Northern leaders are cheering after Ottawa announced funding to begin planning and design work for a long-awaited road into the heart of Canada’s mineral-rich Arctic. Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre has told a mining conference in Toronto the federal government will…

Feds announce initial step to help large emitters cut greenhouse gasses

Canada’s largest industrial facilities make up nearly half of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Delegates at the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance Summit at the Edmonton Convention Centre heard that stat Wednesday from Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi as he announced…

Alberta oil and gas advocacy group cancels ‘Convoy to Ottawa’

A coalition of Alberta oil and gas advocacy groups has cancelled a truck convoy to Ottawa it was planning for February due to “unexpected challenges.” Story continues below Rally 4 Resources, a grassroots movement based in Red Deer that promotes…