Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall retiring from politics
Wall and his Saskatchewan Party have won three consecutive provincial elections.
Constitution gives Ottawa right to impose carbon price on provinces
Federal plan mimics Alberta, with a direct tax on heating and transportation fuels and a separate levy on large emitters.
Wall calls on Calgary energy companies to relocate to Sask.
Premier is offering relocation subsidies, tax breaks and royalties.
Wall wants to cut climate funding for developing countries
Saskatchewan premier instead wants that $2.6-billion added to the existing $2-billion federal low-carbon economy trust.
Clinton’s climate plan a better approach, Trudeau should take note: Wall
Presidential candidate’s plan supports carbon capture, but does not include a carbon tax.
Will carbon tax ‘siphon’ $2.5 billion from Saskatchewan?
Where do Brad Wall’s comments on the federal carbon tax plan fall on the Canadian Press’ “baloney metre?”
Saskatchewan facing $1B resource revenue shortfall
Premier Brad Wall says government must focus on core services to fill revenue hole.
Sask.’s Wall promises tax incentive for new patents that earn money
Goal is to reward companies that develop and commercialize patents and IP in the province, premier says.
Carbon tax would ‘kneecap’ struggling economy: Wall
Saskatchewan premier says the energy sector has already been hit by the falling price of oil and tens of thousands of jobs lost.
Sask. wants laid off oil workers cleaning up abandoned wells
Premier Wall says the plan would cost Ottawa $156 million and create up to 1,200 jobs.
Suzuki’s comments equating oil industry to slavery “ridiculous,” Wall says
Suzuki responded to Wall’s position that Canada needs to consider the economy when talking about reducing GHG emissions.
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.
Wall concerned Canada’s energy industry is seen as a liability
Sask. premier says he disagrees with suggestions that Ontario or Quebec could hold up the Energy East pipeline.
Wall pitches Saskatchewan over Alberta for royalty stability
Premier says provincial government has no plans to review the rates it charges oil companies.
Sask. to rely on potash, agriculture during low oil prices, premier says
Brad Wall says the prairie province is well-positioned for long-term growth despite energy struggles.
Saskatchewan to introduce tax incentive for exporters
Province wants to double exports by 2020.
Saskatchewan’s Wall wants to triple exports to Asia by 2020
Saskatchewan-Asia Advisory Council report warns that provincial economic growth depends on developing trade relationships.
Brad Wall says carbon levy might help get Keystone XL approved
Canada-US cooperation on GHG targets would give Obama some elbow room on contentious pipeline project, Saskatchewan premier says.
Wall pitches made-in-Saskatchewan carbon capture tech to US
Plan is to capture 90% of CO2 emissions at Boundary Dam, most of which will be sold back to oil and gas companies.
Potash, uranium should be included in new oilsands foreign investment rules: Wall
Saskatchewan premier says case should be made to loosen rules for takeovers involving strategic assets, including potash.
Wall tells US to look north for energy
Saskatchewan premier addresses bi-national working group on Canada’s energy benefits.
Saskatchewan’s Wall says he’s calling Mulcair’s bluff
Premier says NDP leader’s environmental policies include carbon tax, which would destroy jobs.