Alberta won’t ‘micromanage’ businesses as COVID-19 infections climb
Kenny says government wants to avoid jerking business owners around with added restrictions.
Targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence: Kenny
Ramped-up testing, border screening and a focus on protecting the highest risk groups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kenney tells Chamber Alberta will drop more trade barriers
Moving to make the province the one with the fewest exemptions in Canada.
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.
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.
Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault
Wants to revive what he called the historic alliance between the two provinces.
Oil and gas sector applauds pro-business Alberta government
But province’s difficulty in moving oil to market will remain a major challenge.
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.
Alberta’s Notley expects pipeline approval soon; Kenney calls it ‘phoney fight’ [UPDATED]
Energy policy looms large over the upcoming Alberta election.
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.
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.
Temporary foreign workers applications plummet
Since reforms there has been a 75% reduction: Kenny.
Lagging immigration reform in US good for Canada
Ottawa uses green card obstacles to attract US-educated tech-sector talent.
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.
Canada Jobs Grant doomed unless Ottawa makes changes: premiers
Provinces want more flexibility to direct the money where it’s needed most.