Kenney outlines what he hopes to accomplish in meeting with Trudeau

December 9 2019 4:19pm Ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney outlined his goals of the meeting with reporters in Ottawa. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Kenney calls Trudeau’s net-zero carbon emissions goal ‘aspirational target’

December 9 2019 4:16pm After speaking to the Canadian Club of Ottawa on Monday, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney met with reporters and was asked about the prime minister’s 2050 goal of reaching net-zero carbon emissions. ‘ }); } else {…

Senate incidents involving pro-oil and gas shirts highlight lack of clarity in legislatures’ rules

Two recent incidents that saw visitors wearing pro-oil and gas shirts banned from touring the Senate have industry watchers questioning the clarity of rules at legislatures across Canada. Twice this month, visitors to parliament buildings were asked to remove items…

Alberta government asks Court of Appeal whether Bill C-69 is constitutional

The Alberta government has officially asked the province’s Appeal Court whether Ottawa’s new environmental assessment process for major construction projects like pipelines is constitutional. The government filed its challenge with the court on Tuesday, asking it whether the federal government…

Alberta government wants to bring back elections for nominees to fill Senate vacancies

Alberta’s United Conservative government plans to bring back elections for would-be senators and hold a vote in a little more than two years. Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer introduced legislation Wednesday that would revive and update a law that allowed for…

Kenney says bills C-48, C-69 ‘prejudicial attack on Alberta’; bring referendum on equalization closer

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Friday he was “profoundly disappointed” that the Senate passed bills C-48 and C-69 Thursday. He called Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, “a prejudicial attack on Alberta, banning from Canada’s northwest coast only one product…

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…