Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 27, 2020 6:05 pm Updated May 27, 2020 6:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to…

Alberta energy minister faces backlash for saying COVID-19 pandemic a ‘great time’ to build pipeline

May 26 2020 7:59pm Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is facing backlash for saying the COVID-19 pandemic is a good time to be building the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Fletcher Kent has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Alberta government stands by Energy Minister Sonya Savage’s pipeline and COVID comments

The Alberta government isn’t backing away from a cabinet minister’s comments that public heath rules and economic fears caused by COVID-19 favour pipeline construction. House leader and Environment Minister Jason Nixon told reporters Tuesday that Sonya Savage was stating the…

Alberta energy minister says gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline’

Alberta’s energy minister says it’s a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them. Sonya Savage made the comment Friday on a podcast hosted by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors. She was…

Trudeau vows to press any U.S. government on Keystone after Biden threatens to ‘rip up’ approvals if elected

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will press any government on the development of the Keystone XL pipeline, following promises from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday, to “rip up” President Donald Trump’s approval of the project if he is elected next…

Alberta energy minister explains $1B well site rehabilitation program is about job creation

April 24 2020 2:50pm Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage explains the goals of the province’s new well site rehabilitation program. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Kenney announces new senior representative in Washington

April 24 2020 2:50pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces former MP James Rajotte will be the province’s new senior representative in Washington, D.C. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Alberta announces it will partner with feds in cost-share programs

April 24 2020 2:49pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces the province will partner with the federal government in two cost-sharing programs to help small- and medium-sized businesses hurt by COVID-19. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Patience running short for federal energy industry aid, Alberta minister says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 7, 2020 11:12 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy minister says patience in her province is wearing thin for a promised aid…

Alberta energy minister fires back at ‘unelected, unaccountable’ UN for criticism of energy projects

Alberta’s energy minister says the United Nations is an unelected, unaccountable body that has no business criticizing Canada’s energy megaprojects. Sonya Savage, in a statement, says that it’s the job of elected leaders, not the UN, to make decisions on…