Alberta Premier Jason Kenney noted that Alberta has delivered billions of dollars to the rest of the country through equalization payments, yet faces resistance from provinces like Quebec to help grow Alberta’s economy by resisting construction of pipelines.
The province announced Thursday afternoon three stages of progressive changes to the COVID-19 restrictions that have limited Albertans’ activities and movements since the pandemic began.
Other restrictions changes, the government noted, will be “lifted in stages when safe.”
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said the [public] inquiry — with a budget of $2.5-million — will find out if any laws have been broken and recommend any appropriate legal and policy action.
"Most importantly, it will serve notice that Alberta will no longer allow hostile interest groups to dictate our economic destiny as one of the most ethical major producers of energy in the world."
Kristy Kirkup and Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Jason Kenney’s newly secured perch as premier of Alberta poses both a threat and a potential boon to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s re−election chances this fall, political observers said Wednesday in the wake of the United Conservative Party’s resounding win in Alberta. Kenney — an outspoken and articulate former cabinet minister under ex−prime...
from THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Voters are heading to the polls in the Alberta election today and advance turnouts suggest it could be busy at the ballot boxes. Almost 700,000 people voted early in malls, airports, recreation centres, public buildings and even an Ikea store. That was well ahead of the 235,000 who came out early in the 2015 election that saw Rachel...