Alberta NDP’s Notley promises $1.4B to expand network of roads for heavy loads
Re-elected NDP government would work to increase the network to cover 10,000 kilometres over the next six years.
Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil by rail deal
Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will lease 4,400 railcars to get more oil to foreign markets.
Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds: Notley
The province has already started talks with a third party to buy enough rail cars and locomotives to put two more oil trains a day on the tracks.
Experts to work with energy industry on oil price solutions for Alberta [UPDATED]
Premier Rachel Notley says the Canadian economy is losing out because oil from Alberta is selling about $45 a barrel less than West Texas Intermediate in the United States.
Moving National Energy Board to Ottawa would be “dumb,” Notley says
Alberta premier thinks it makes more sense to locate the regulator in Calgary where it would have a full understanding of the industry.
Canada will have lots of allies if Trump goes after energy trade: Notley
Alberta premier notes huge cost increases if the US slaps a border adjustment tax on Canadian energy.
Notley defends oil sands group appointees
Wildrose party wants them fired.
Alberta won’t support federal climate change plans without a pipeline
Saskatchewan’s Wall says federal carbon tax plan shows disrespect, will hurt economy.
Federal NDP spurn Notley, agree to debate anti-pipeline manifesto
Manifesto advocates an end to the use of fossil fuels and a moratorium on new infrastructure projects such as pipelines.
Notley calls on Ottawa to support Alberta
Premier says all Canadians benefit from a strong Alberta economy.
Notley to announce Alta. oil and gas royalty framework
System will be based on recommendations from an expert panel led by the head of Crown-owned bank ATB Financial.
Alberta ‘entering a world that is going to be constrained:’ environment minister
Carbon-price rebates and “green” investments are only the start of changes ahead as the province readies its spring budget.
Federal environment minister ‘thrilled’ with Paris climate deal
Prime Minister Trudeau commits to meeting with premiers within three months to hammer out Canada’s emission targets.
Alberta says energy regulator review won’t include its main mandate
Notley concerned the Alberta Energy Regulator was responsible for promoting energy development and for protecting the environment.
Notley vows tight controls on $3B carbon tax
Critics says the broad parameters run the risk of it becoming a slush fund for pet government projects and priorities.