Alberta premier applauds Senate committee’s decision to reject tanker ban

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for a full-court press to kill Ottawa’s proposed B.C. coast tanker ban now that it has been defeated in a Senate committee. Kenney says he hopes the full Senate will follow the lead of…

Senate committee examining amendments to Bill C-69

Proposed changes to Bill C-69 will be going under the microscope Tuesday, as a Senate committee examines amendments. Independent, Liberal and Conservative senators are among the groups presenting amendments in the clause-by-clause review of the over 400-page bill. “It’s going…

Notley urges senators to toss Bill C-48 ‘in the garbage’

NDP Leader Rachel Notley is urging the Senate to toss the federal government’s bill to ban tankers off the British Columbia coast “in the garbage.” Notley says the proposed law is discriminatory because it wouldn’t be able to stop international…