Alberta premier fed up with federal government for inaction on oil and gas
Notley said partisanship should have nothing to do with support for the resource sector.
Ottawa to announce $1.6B boost Tuesday for battered energy sector
It is a package based, in some ways, on those offered to softwood, steel and aluminum producers.
Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry
Quebec Premier Francois Legault recently said that there was “no social acceptability” in his province for a “dirty energy” pipeline from Alberta.
Amazon plans to open new distribution centre in Edmonton area; hire 600 workers
It will be the company’s 11th distribution facility in Canada.
Equalization protests from Alberta likely pre-election talk: Quebec minister
Canada’s often contentious equalization program has come under fire again.
New Brunswick premier hopes to convince Quebec of Energy East benefits
Energy East could help Alberta oil prices, says Blaine Higgs.
Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds: Notley
The province has already started talks with a third party to buy enough rail cars and locomotives to put two more oil trains a day on the tracks.
Alberta declares booze war with Ontario over access to liquor stores
LCBO says breweries from anywhere in Canada are equally able to access its listing process.
Ottawa ‘on a different economic planet’: Alberta finance minister
Doesn’t have a clear understanding of economic damage caused by the failure to build new pipelines to coastal waters.
Experts to work with energy industry on oil price solutions for Alberta [UPDATED]
Premier Rachel Notley says the Canadian economy is losing out because oil from Alberta is selling about $45 a barrel less than West Texas Intermediate in the United States.
Trans Mountain, pipelines dominate opening of Alberta legislature sitting
Opposition United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney accused Premier Rachel Notley’s government of failing Alberta.
Man dead following explosion at work site in Alberta, second man in hospital
Reports indicate a gas leak caused the explosion south of Grande Prairie near Musreau Lake on Tuesday night.
Raucous crowd hears Ford, Kenney rail against carbon tax at Calgary rally
Ontario premier and Alberta opposition leader spearheading a growing opposition to the feds’ carbon scheme.
Ontario, Saskatchewan premiers to meet in Saskatoon about carbon tax, economy
Doug Ford is also to speak Friday at a “Scrap The Carbon Tax Rally” in Calgary.
Teck Resources takes $20.6B Frontier oilsands mine project to joint hearing
Project is moving forward as international oil companies are cutting their oilsands mine investments.
Trans Mountain expansion could be delayed for years by court decision: experts
Highly improbable feds and NEB will be able to complete reviews before 2019 election.
Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
NEB will have to redo project review; feds will have to redo part of consultations with Indigenous groups.
Alberta going to court, accused of breaking trade rules on $482M road contract
Involves a deal with Emcon Services to plow snow from and maintain 43% of Alberta’s highways.
Oil sands could eventually acidify area size of Germany: study
In 2013 areas in northern Alberta, Saskatchewan absorbed high enough acid deposits to damage life in rivers and lakes.
Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada
Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.
Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy
A justice ruled last month the beer subsidy was unconstitutional, violating interprovincial free trade rules.
Trans Mountain outlines construction plans for Alberta, BC
Work will include development of the Westridge Marine Terminal tunnel portal at Burnaby Mountain.
Judge awards Dow Chemical $1.06B in damages against Nova Chemicals
Nova found to have breached the joint venture agreements both as operator and as co-owner.
Alberta oil sands project wins regulator approval despite Indigenous objections
10,000 bpd steam-driven Rigel oil sands project proposed by Prosper Petroleum declared in the public interest.
Last call: Alberta changing craft beer subsidy plan after trade ruling
Upholds earlier decision that grants to assist Alberta craft brewers are unfair, violate interprovincial free trade rules.
Federal government spending $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, B.C. terminal
The feds will take over construction, likely in August, with a view to eventually selling the whole thing down the road.
Trudeau mum on pipeline even as May 31 deadline looms
Financial discussions continue, but he also says there is nothing yet to say publicly.
Notley to skip premiers conference so she can focus on pipeline deal
Working against Kinder Morgan’s May 31 deadline on getting guarantees it can proceed.
Notley set to pass bill that could cut oil to BC in pipeline fight
Will squeeze supply if BC continues to frustrate construction of the pipeline expansion.
Metals miner has developed oil sands partial upgrading technology
Sherritt’s process creates a lighter barrel of oil that will flow in a pipeline without being diluted.
Cenovus posts $914M net loss amid challenging pricing conditions
74 cent per share loss compared with a year earlier profit of $211 million or 25 cents per share.
Saskatchewan introduces law to allow control of oil, gas exports
Province is supporting Alberta in a dispute with BC over the Trans Mountain pipeline.