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July 26, 2017  

Balanced budget out of reach for Alberta: report

Net debt will balloon from $9.5 billion to $44 billion by 2020.

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January 2, 2017  

Alberta NDP defend carbon tax on day when prices rise

Gasoline prices rose 4.5 cents per litre on Jan. 1.

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November 15, 2016  

Notley defends oil sands group appointees

Wildrose party wants them fired.

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September 19, 2016  

Alberta NDP appoints task force to advise on cleantech investments

Chaired by former Suncor Energy executive Gordon Lambert, who has served on Alberta’s Climate Change Advisory Panel.

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July 26, 2016  

Alberta NDP challenge coal power buying rule

Consumers on the hook for billions for hand-back of electricity purchase agreements.

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May 27, 2016  

Wynne, Ontario, ridiculed in Alberta legislature

Opposition Wildrose party describes Ontario premier as the leader of a failed, debt-ridden enterprise.

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April 11, 2016  

Alberta NDP scraps tax credits job creation plan

New proposal includes direct financial support for innovation and job creation in Calgary and Edmonton.

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April 11, 2016  

Federal NDP spurn Notley, agree to debate anti-pipeline manifesto

Manifesto advocates an end to the use of fossil fuels and a moratorium on new infrastructure projects such as pipelines.

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December 17, 2015  

Higher minimum wage in Alberta could mean more job losses: CFIB

Alberta’s NDP government has maintained it would hike minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018.

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October 2, 2015  

Albertans want tighter oil sands enforcement

Pembina Institute poll finds 60% of 18,000 respondents say the province must do more to enforce environmental rules.

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September 29, 2015  

Notley hints at straying from federal NDP on cap-and-trade

Premier says province must get its act together on carbon to avoid having a plan imposed on it by the federal government.

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September 25, 2015  

Notley promises spending in Alta. budget despite revenue squeeze

Provincial NDP leader did, however, hit at some cuts as the province works to balance its books.

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September 1, 2015  

Alberta facing $5.9B deficit: fiscal update

Oil and gas investment is expected to fall more than 30%

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August 12, 2015  

Alberta Party chooses oil drilling engineer as Calgary foothills candidate

Premier Notley calls Sept 3 byelection for seat held by former premier Jim Prentice.

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July 20, 2015  

Notley spat with Saskatchewan premier exposes friction on oil

Brad Wall says the West shouldn’t have to apologize for its resources and needs to stop being so diplomatic with its message.

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July 16, 2015  

Lobby group launches petition against minimum wage hike in Alberta

NDP have pledged to raise the wage by a dollar this fall and continue with increases until it reaches $15 an hour by 2018.

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June 30, 2015  

Alberta increases minimum wage by $1 to $11.20 an hour

Vaults from one of lowest minimum wage payers to one of highest.

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June 26, 2015  

Alberta tweaks GHG rules, more substantive changes coming

Large emitters will now be expected to cut their emissions by 20% per unit of production by 2017.

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June 25, 2015  

Alta. environment minister faces questions over work on protest book

Wildrose party contends editorial work will make businesses even more jittery about the agenda of the new NDP government.

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June 22, 2015  

Alberta hires ex Bank of Canada governor for spending advice

Dave Dodge will develop a plan to uncover the best ways the province can fund infrastructure amid the current oil slump.

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June 19, 2015  

Alberta NDP spends extra $624M

Will introduce bill to hike tax on the province’s highest earners.

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June 17, 2015  

Alta’s NDP premier Notley promises no sales tax

New provincial government expected to table first budget in the fall.

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June 5, 2015  

Wall pitches Saskatchewan over Alberta for royalty stability

Premier says provincial government has no plans to review the rates it charges oil companies.

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May 28, 2015  

CNRL flags uncertainty over royalties, taxes with Alta. NDP

NDP Premier Notley notes lack of progress on combatting climate change bigger cause of uncertainty for oil and gas industry.

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May 26, 2015  

Who? Alberta’s McCuaig Boyd an unknown in the oilpatch

NDP energy head makes a review of the province’s oil and gas royalties a priority for the new government.

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May 12, 2015  

Alberta NDP could help, rather than hinder, new pipelines

Premier Notley has signalled a more hands-off approach to promoting some pipeline projects.

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May 7, 2015  

Alberta green groups expecting much from Notley’s NDP government

Environmentalists want quick action on phasing out coal plants and placing a higher price on carbon.

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April 28, 2015  

Voters deserve clarity from Alta. NDP on pipelines: Prentice

Incumbent premier says the NDP across Canada are opposed to pipeline projects.

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April 28, 2015  

Moving on from Northern Gateway realistic, not defeatist: Notley

Alberta NDP leader says its bad government to fight for a pipeline that will likely never be built.

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May 8, 2013  

Alberta NDP presses province for pipeline safety report

Alberta Energy ordered the safety report last summer following three oil pipeline spills.