Alberta premier thinks it makes more sense to locate the regulator in Calgary where it would have a full understanding of the industry.
Alberta premier notes huge cost increases if the US slaps a border adjustment tax on Canadian energy.
Wildrose party wants them fired.
Saskatchewan’s Wall says federal carbon tax plan shows disrespect, will hurt economy.
Manifesto advocates an end to the use of fossil fuels and a moratorium on new infrastructure projects such as pipelines.
Premier says all Canadians benefit from a strong Alberta economy.
System will be based on recommendations from an expert panel led by the head of Crown-owned bank ATB Financial.
Carbon-price rebates and “green” investments are only the start of changes ahead as the province readies its spring budget.
Prime Minister Trudeau commits to meeting with premiers within three months to hammer out Canada’s emission targets.
Notley concerned the Alberta Energy Regulator was responsible for promoting energy development and for protecting the environment.
Critics says the broad parameters run the risk of it becoming a slush fund for pet government projects and priorities.
Notley’s priorities include less coal-fueled electricity, an energy efficiency programs and other carbon reduction measures.
Premier says innovation to play increasingly important role as climate change and carbon reductions become more important.
Premier Notley said the province’s plan will put Alberta on what she calls a progressive and balanced path forward.
Premier says province must get its act together on carbon to avoid having a plan imposed on it by the federal government.