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Review of oilsands cleanup funding program needs public input, says Alberta NDP

North Shore News 27 Jan 2023
EDMONTON — Alberta's New Democrat Opposition says a government review of the program that's supposed to ensure oilsands companies can clean up their mines was conducted too privately and should have been done in public ... Official figures peg it at $34 billion, while an internal estimate from Alberta Energy Regulator staff put it at $130 billion.
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Canada's oil heartland critical of energy jobs transition bill

Beijing News 26 Jan 2023
As the oil and gas sector employs some 185,000 workers, the bill has been a controversial issue in Alberta before a provincial election ... Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL), said, "This should not be a political issue, this is an issue about what is really happening in the global economy.".
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Alberta premier Danielle Smith says Trudeau’s green agenda is about ‘radically restructuring’ society

Life Site 25 Jan 2023
Why? Because it isn’t just about phasing out fossil fuels and shutting down energy economies ... Alberta is not just home to the largest oil and gas reserves in Canada, but also ranks fourth in the entire world for such reserves, behind only Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Iran, making the sector integral to the province’s economy and way of life.
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Intrinsic Innovations Gets Set to Attract Global Entrepreneurs to Enrich Alberta’s Economy, Appoints New President ...

The Associated Press 23 Jan 2023
I am proud of their contributions to the Alberta economy because of their diversity of thought, their personal sacrifices to push through their struggles, and their unique perspectives on being resourceful ... aims at diversifying the Canadian, and in particular, the Alberta economy.
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Canada’s energy jobs transition bill sparks discord in oil heartland

FX Empire 22 Jan 2023
The government of Alberta, Canada’s main crude-producing province, says the legislation will dismantle the oil and gas industry that makes up 5% of Canada’s GDP ... “This shouldn’t be a political issue, this is an issue about what’s really happening in the global economy,” said Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL).
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Canada's energy jobs transition bill sparks discord in oil heartland

Reuters 22 Jan 2023
The government of Alberta, Canada's main ... "This shouldn't be a political issue, this is an issue about what's really happening in the global economy," said Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL).COAL PHASE-OUT LESSONS.
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Elizabeth May looks to grow the Green Party as she returns to leadership, with help

North Shore News 20 Jan 2023
Debate over the Liberal government's plans to bring in "just transition" legislation to help guide the change to a clean energy economy intensified this week, with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith saying she would fight it "with every tool at Alberta's disposal.".
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‘Back off’: Alberta premier Danielle Smith rips Trudeau’s latest ‘green’ transition scheme

Life Site 19 Jan 2023
Alberta is not just home to the largest oil and gas reserves in Canada, but also ranks fourth in the entire world for such reserves, behind only Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Iran, making the sector integral to the province’s economy and way of life. Trudeau playing a ‘dangerous game’ by ‘demonizing’ Alberta.
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Trudeau gov’t to join Biden’s WEF-linked ‘First Movers’ climate coalition

Life Site 19 Jan 2023
President Joe Biden ... The so-called “just transition” legislation will be designed to force workers in the oil and gas sector to transition to “green” jobs, an idea that has been slammed by the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan, whose economies both heavily rely on natural resources ... .
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Danielle Smith voices fears that World Economic Forum wants to ‘shut down our energy industry’

Life Site 18 Jan 2023
(LifeSiteNews Alberta premier Danielle Smith took a ... Newman asked Smith to give her take on the WEF’s Davos meeting during a portion of the interview, and the premier distanced herself from people who want to eliminate the oil and gas industry on which Alberta’s economy depends.
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Alberta premier Danielle Smith slams Davos meeting, warns WEF wants to ‘shut down our energy industry’

Life Site 18 Jan 2023
(LifeSiteNews Alberta premier Danielle Smith took a ... Newman asked Smith to give her take on the WEF’s Davos meeting during a portion of the interview, and the premier distanced herself from people who want to eliminate the oil and gas industry on which Alberta’s economy depends.
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The Year of the Buyer: Canada’s Luxury Real Estate Market Shifts in Favour of Buyers ...

Eagle-Tribune 18 Jan 2023
Furthermore, the city’s broadening economy, as well as the Government of Alberta’s projected $12.3 billion budget surplus for 2022 and its projected 2.7% provincial GDP increase for 2023, positions Calgary to weather economic challenges with greater resilience than other major Canadian cities.
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Federal government delivers $9.7 million to support Alberta jobs, hydrogen industry

Castanet 17 Jan 2023
The federal government has delivered nearly $10 million to support Alberta's growing hydrogen industry ... Dan Vandal, the minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada, says the funding is intended to help build a green economy and support Alberta jobs.
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Premiers' New Year's messages talk economic improvement, health care, cost of living

Moosejaw Today 01 Jan 2023
VANCOUVER — Premiers across the country used their New Year's messages to emphasize everything from housing and affordability to healthy lifestyles ... Alberta's Danielle Smith, who is also marking her first New Year's as premier, says the province's economy has bounced back from serious challenges and is showing signs of strength ... 1, 2023 ... .
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Alberta first province to announce permanent fuel tax relief program beginning next year

True North 30 Dec 2022
After a number of provinces implemented fuel tax relief during record high oil prices earlier this year, Alberta is the first province to announce a permanent fuel tax relief program ... “Alberta is much more reliant on the oil price than we are in Saskatchewan. We have a much more diversified natural resource-based economy,” he said.

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