Amnesty International ‘deeply concerned’ about Alberta’s fight back strategy against oil foes

Amnesty International says it’s “deeply concerned” about the Alberta government’s plans to fight back against oil and gas industry critics. Story continues below READ MORE: Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them Alex Neve, secretary…

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional

Victoria’s mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future — at the same time as they protect jobs. Lisa Helps says her city is working hard to get there. “City by city, if people turns their minds to…

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision

Observers on the front lines of Western Canada’s oil and gas sector are looking forward to what’s widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday while acknowledging the decision by Ottawa won’t solve all problems.…

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap

The federal government is warning the new government in Alberta not to scrap the province’s legal limit on total emissions from oilsands of 100 million tonnes a year. READ MORE: UCP wins Alberta election – here’s a look at the promises…

Oil producers want to see policies that will double industry’s growth in Alberta election

The energy industry has revealed what it wants to see from Alberta politicians as they gear up for a spring election. READ MORE: Alberta premier to make energy announcement in Calgary The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) says politicians should…

Calgary Flames try to score support for energy industry with on-ice slogan

Calgary’s NHL team has skated into a different kind of arena, painting “I (heart) Oil & Gas” on the Scotiabank Saddledome’s ice surface. The words were put there, for free, in two of the rink’s four corners as a show…

Hundreds of trucks roll through Whitecourt pro-pipeline convoy

December 30 2018 7:24pm Aerial footage from Macmillan Sarvas of an eight-kilometre long pro-pipeline convoy through Whitecourt, Alta. on Sunday, December 20, 2018. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Natural Resources minister says Alberta workers need support, announces $1.6B for oil and gas industry

The federal government is injecting $1.6 billion into Alberta’s strained oil and gas industry to help companies hard hit by plummeting crude prices. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi joins Global News at Noon Edmonton to talk more about the money.