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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2020  

Alberta won’t ‘micromanage’ businesses as COVID-19 infections climb

Kenny says government wants to avoid jerking business owners around with added restrictions.

News Government Economy General
May 28, 2020  

Targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence: Kenny

Ramped-up testing, border screening and a focus on protecting the highest risk groups.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 13, 2020  

Kenney slams China’s handling of COVID-19, urges NA ‘onshoring’

Alberta premier says a “great reckoning” is coming for playing down, obfuscating and covering up the dangers posed by the virus.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 10, 2020  

All options on table to fight oil price collapse: Kenny

Alberta premier says province’s ability to continue contributing to federal taxes is now at risk.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 3, 2020  

New coronavirus stifling oil and gas economy: Kenny

Industry sideswiped as it works on efficiencies and reducing emissions, while the government focuses on job creation.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
February 25, 2020  

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change

Ottawa says “not true”, it is not true” Teck was told that the cabinet was going to defer.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 12, 2019  

Kenny opens war room to promote ‘truth’ about energy industry

$30-million Canadian Energy Centre to have research, energy literacy units, and a rapid response team to challenge misinformation.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 26, 2019  

Kenney, Freeland meet in Edmonton to find common ground

Alberta premier wants a firm guarantee on completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by a fixed date.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2019  

Kenny claims hostile federal government, proposes pulling out of CPP

Says Ottawa and some provinces are unfairly restricting Alberta’s oil and gas industry with regressive laws and policy roadblocks.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 24, 2019  

Alberta to reduce spending 3%, but no cuts to health, education

Aims to balance the books in four years and reorient Alberta’s economy long after that.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
October 24, 2019  

Kenny to continue with NDP’s Alberta petrochemical credit program

But two other NDP energy diversification schemes offering loan guarantees and grants will get the axe.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 23, 2019  

Kenney tells Chamber Alberta will drop more trade barriers

Moving to make the province the one with the fewest exemptions in Canada.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2019  

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Albertans feel alienated as province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but blocked from developing its resources.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2019  

Alberta government to bring in bill to alter union wage deals

Looking for savings to eradicate Alberta’s annual multibillion-dollar budget deficits; NDP calls it a gross abuse of power.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 12, 2019  

Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault

Wants to revive what he called the historic alliance between the two provinces.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 18, 2019  

Oil and gas sector applauds pro-business Alberta government

But province’s difficulty in moving oil to market will remain a major challenge.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2019  

Kenney’s UCP defeats NDP with majority in Alberta election

UCP took back many of the breakthrough NDP wins in Calgary and rural regions in 2015.

News General
April 9, 2019  

Alberta’s Notley expects pipeline approval soon; Kenney calls it ‘phoney fight’ [UPDATED]

Energy policy looms large over the upcoming Alberta election.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 4, 2019  

UCP leader says he would cut corporate tax rate to 8%

Claims it would pay for itself as employers used the tax break to create more jobs.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 7, 2018  

Kenney returns to Ottawa as wing man in Tories’ fight against carbon tax

Says his top priority if elected will be repealing Alberta NDP’s carbon tax on gasoline and heating fuels.

News Manufacturing General
September 17, 2014  

Temporary foreign workers applications plummet

Since reforms there has been a 75% reduction: Kenny.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 7, 2014  

Lagging immigration reform in US good for Canada

Ottawa uses green card obstacles to attract US-educated tech-sector talent.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
October 11, 2013  

Alberta Federation of Labour fears temporary workers shutting out Canadians

Others say it’s one subcontractor finishing one job before another was hired for a different job.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Technology
October 3, 2013  

Canada Jobs Grant doomed unless Ottawa makes changes: premiers

Provinces want more flexibility to direct the money where it’s needed most.