Help for Alberta’s oilpatch coming in ‘hours, possibly days’ says federal finance minister

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau said today that help for Canada’s oil and gas industry is…

Alberta’s oil industry takes more hits

Suncor postpones projects, Syncrude delays spring break-up maintenance indefinitely, Precision Drilling cuts CEO salary, plans layoffs,…

VIDEO: Another blow for Alberta as oil prices plummet

Plummeting oil prices Monday sent shockwaves across the oil industry and Premier Jason Kenney held a…

Teck pulls out of Frontier oilsands project

Teck Resources withdrew its application to build a huge oilsands project in Alberta. The company decided…

Teck Resources warns government of $1.13B write-off if Frontier oilsands mine rejected

Teck Resources warned the Liberal government the company will be hit with an impairment charge of about…

Alberta separatist movement could increase if Ottawa doesn’t fix ‘inequities’ say 4 Alberta MPs

Buffalo Declaration references name Alberta and Saskatchewan were known as when they were part of the…

Kenney tells Trudeau there would be ‘devastating impacts’ if Ottawa rejects Teck mine

Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau there would be “devastating impacts” on Alberta’s economy…

Province creating 2,172 spaces for life-saving addiction treatment over next 3 years

CALGARY – The province is providing up to $4.3 million per year to fund treatment spaces…

8,100 jobs expected from $2B investment increase

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers expects investment in oil and gas will be $25.4 billion…

New crisis response team improves access to addiction, mental health supports in Wetaskiwin

WETASKIWIN – Local and area residents now have improved access to addiction and mental health services…

Anti-Trudeau billboards pop up in Alberta

 The Wexit movement erected billboards along the QEII near Airdrie, and inside the cities of Edmonton…

Alberta’s unemployment rate 7 per cent in 2019

Alberta’s unemployment rate increased by 0.6 percentage points in 2019 to 7.0 per cent in December 2019. Employment in…

Federal Cabinet invited to meet in Alberta and see devastating effects of federal policies

OTTAWA –  The Prime Minister has been asked by Senator Doug Black to hold a cabinet…

Canadian oil, gas production set to soar through 2040

Canada’s oil and natural gas production is projected to have steady growth through 2040 as key…

Kenney leaves meeting with Trudeau with no firm commitments

OTTAWA – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney emerged from his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday…

Alberta lost 18,000 jobs in November: Statistics Canada

Alberta lost 18,000 jobs in November, according to Statistics Canada. The numbers, released today, show that…

Third of Alberta cabinet heading to Ottawa to fight for pipelines, jobs and Albertans

EDMONTON – In an unprecedented move, the province is taking a third of its cabinet to…

Province injects $8M into psychosocial supports to combat opioid addiction

EDMONTON – The Alberta government is providing $8 million in new funding to increase psychosocial supports…

Texas-based Halliburton ending cementing operations in Alberta

Halliburton – a Texas-based oilfield service company that has operated in Alberta since 1926 – says…

Oil constraints force Husky to cut spending

CALGARY- Husky Energy is cutting capital spending for 2020 by $3.2-$3.4 billion because of what it…

‘There’s no other way out except separation’: Flett

RED DEER – “There’s no other way out except separation,” Kathy Flett, Interim Leader Wexit Alberta, told…

‘Obviously, there is real anxiety and real frustration out in Alberta from people who have been having a really tough go’: Trudeau

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau -— during a meeting with the Edmonton Mayor — acknowledged…

Premier Kenney tells Deputy PM Freeland Albertans are feeling ‘deep frustration’

Premier Jason Kenney met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Chrystia Freeland at…

Alberta’s finance minister meets with federal finance minister, asks for immediate $1.7B equalization rebate

Alberta’s Finance Minister Travis Toews met with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau today and asked for…

Alberta introduces legislation to join B.C.’s lawsuit against opioid companies

EDMONTON – The province introduced legislation – the Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act…

Alberta is facing a full-blown economic crisis and it needs support, not condescension

Martin Pelletier: Alberta’s billions in transfer payments have helped other provinces hurt by economic troubles, so…

WATCH: Most pressing issue after federal election is status of Alberta

Rex Murphy interviews Premier Kenney High rate of suicide, unprecedented crime wave and opioid addictions, family…

Bernier tells Albertans to find allies in Quebec and elsewhere to bring about change at federal level

RED DEER – People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier said separation threats will only leave…

Alberta contributes $240B to Canada in transfer payments last 11 years, takes nothing

Works out to about $5,000 a year each for Alberta taxpayers In the last 11 years,…

CAODC calls on federal government to take action after dismal 2020 drilling forecast

Industry lost $30 billion in foreign capital since 2017. More than 13,700 jobs expected to be…

Texas more than twice as attractive for oil and gas investment than Alberta: Fraser Institute

CALGARY—Texas is more than two times as attractive than Alberta for oil and gas investment, according…

Higher increase of bankruptcies in Alberta than any other province

Bankruptcies are on the increase in Canada and Alberta was the only province with a double-digit…

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