Former Alberta premier Prentice dies in plane crash
Cessna aircraft lost radar contact shortly after take-off from Kelowna airport.
Alberta Party chooses oil drilling engineer as Calgary foothills candidate
Premier Notley calls Sept 3 byelection for seat held by former premier Jim Prentice.
Voters deserve clarity from Alta. NDP on pipelines: Prentice
Incumbent premier says the NDP across Canada are opposed to pipeline projects.
Prentice ratchets back hardline vow to cut spending
Alberta premier says budget will be accompanied by a 10-year plan that will remake how province earns and spends money.
Prentice says all Albertans must fix fiscal mess
Premier won’t increase corporate taxes, says doing so would make the province uncompetitive.
Albertans not OK with cuts as another oil boom goes bust: NDP
Brian Mason says the Progressive Conservatives have continually failed to disconnect day-to-day spending from volatile oil prices.
Alberta expects 9% spending cut in next budget
To do nothing would add $20 billion in debt over the next three years just to run the government, finance minister says.
Prentice seeks to soothe bruised oil sands reputation in Washington
Alberta premier doesn’t dwell on plunging oil prices, lingers instead on the environment and the economy.
Prentice nixes corporate tax hikes to fill budget hole
Low oil prices have driven a $1.1 billion surplus into a $500 million deficit.
Alberta’s Prentice considers sales tax to fix ailing oil-based economy
Province’s projected budget surplus has turned into a $500-million deficit.
Alberta’s budget surplus has turned into $500M deficit: premier
Jim Prentice says the province may not balance its books until 2017-18 due to tumbling oil prices.
Alberta imposes cost saving measures over falling energy revenues
Premier Prentice says the government could see a $7-billion drop in resource revenue.
Prentice says low oil prices punch $7B hole in Alberta budget
Premier reiterates plan to look for in-house savings.
NJ governor says Americans don’t value Canada enough; pushes for Keystone
Chris Christie said regulatory review of the contentious pipeline in the US has gone overboard.
Ontario narrows Energy East environmental concerns
Wynne said concerns are limited to GHG’s from the pipeline project itself, not upstream emissions of processing crude.