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.
Alberta increases minimum wage by $1 to $11.20 an hour
Vaults from one of lowest minimum wage payers to one of highest.
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.
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.
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.
Alberta NDP spends extra $624M
Will introduce bill to hike tax on the province’s highest earners.
Alta’s NDP premier Notley promises no sales tax
New provincial government expected to table first budget in the fall.
Wall pitches Saskatchewan over Alberta for royalty stability
Premier says provincial government has no plans to review the rates it charges oil companies.
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.
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.
Alberta NDP could help, rather than hinder, new pipelines
Premier Notley has signalled a more hands-off approach to promoting some pipeline projects.
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.
Voters deserve clarity from Alta. NDP on pipelines: Prentice
Incumbent premier says the NDP across Canada are opposed to pipeline projects.
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.
Alberta NDP presses province for pipeline safety report
Alberta Energy ordered the safety report last summer following three oil pipeline spills.