Alberta on track for operational surplus, faces capital spending deficit
Volatile oil and gas prices will force province to hold the line on spending, finance minister Horner says.
12 leaders named to new Alberta Economic Development Authority board
Premier Redford says the smaller board will sharpen Alberta’s focus on diversifying its economy and expanding into new markets.
BC will keep its hands off pipeline royalties in deal with Alberta
The deal removes the prospect of Alberta holding BC’s growing natural gas business hostage.
Municipal affairs minister says oil bounty 'sucks the life' out of Alberta
Doug Griffiths says he was using Alberta as an example that any economy that puts its eggs in one basket is asking for trouble.
Premiers Clark, Redford talk joint energy export plan
They will publicly discuss the progress of the joint energy plan on Nov. 5. A final report is due on Dec. 31.
BC opposition to Northern Gateway puts focus on west-east pipeline
TransCanada says the project could begin shipping as much as 850,000 barrels of oil per day in late 2017.
$40 per tonne carbon penalty no ‘magic bullet’ for Alta. government
Premier stresses Albert’a $15 per tonne carbon tax won’t meet 12% intensity reduction target.
Redford says she’s not pushing to impose national carbon tax
Alberta taxes heavy emitters $15 a tonne above greenhouse gas emission intensity limit; uses that cash to fund green initiatives.
NB an ally in getting landlocked Alberta crude to tidewater
Maritime pipeline would give Alberta bitumen access to markets other than the US.
Shipping Alberta crude eastward gains traction among province’s premiers
Alberta, Quebec have agreed to explore the benefits of pumping oil sands crude to Quebec.
Clark, Redford won’t budge on West Coast pipeline talks
BC and Alberta premiers resume pipeline talks, but claim to have very little progress.
BC shut down over spill insurance questions at Gateway hearings
Lawyer reminded that environmental disaster preparedness will be dealt with at upcoming hearings in BC.
Canada would benefit from Asia’s demand for natural gas: IEA chief
Canada can no longer depend on the US to absorb excess natural gas supplies.
Redford stands strong on Northern Gateway royalty dispute
Alberta premier says BC won’t get a bigger piece of the pipeline royalty pie.
Atleo warns premiers, Ottawa to include First Nations in energy plans
Newly-elected First Nation’s assembly leader will meet with premiers this week to talk national energy plan.