The ongoing effects from COVID-19 on the Alberta government’s finances were clear this afternoon as the province released its mid-year update with continuing weak resource revenue forecasts. The finance minister also acknowledged that the province will delay its plan to balance the budget by 2022/2023.
November 24, 2020, 2:52 PM MST
November 24, 2020, 8:01 AM MST
The federal government today tabled the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act in the House of Commons.
November 19, 2020, 1:19 PM MST
TC Energy Corporation sees both organic and inorganic opportunities for growth along its strategic crude oil infrastructure corridor, the company’s virtual investor day heard Tuesday.
November 18, 2020, 6:38 AM MST
November 18, 2020, 7:34 AM MST
November 17, 2020, 8:17 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) is extending the deadline for Trans Mountain to submit its final investigation report on a recent fatality.
November 16, 2020, 4:24 PM MST
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan announced up to $12 million in funding over two years for the Indigenous Natural Resource Partnerships (INRP) program for Indigenous communities and organizations in British Columbia and Alberta to further increase their participation in economic opportunities related to oil and gas infrastructure development.
November 16, 2020, 6 AM MST
Alberta Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon has set the price for the amount of money that must be contributed to the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund to obtain one fund credit for the years 2020 and 2021.
November 12, 2020, 8:49 AM MST
November 12, 2020, 7:50 AM MST
Although United States president-elect Joe Biden has said he will cancel the presidential permit for TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline, that isn’t necessarily a done deal, a Canada West Foundation session on what the U.S. election means for Canada heard Tuesday.
November 11, 2020, 8:40 AM MST
November 11, 2020, 8:03 AM MST
After a tense few days, Democrat Joe Biden has been declared president-elect of the United States. While the results will no doubt be contested by President Donald Trump in the weeks and months to come, it seems clear that Biden is headed for the White House.
November 9, 2020, 8:32 AM MST
Alberta has reached a milestone equivalency agreement with the federal government that will allow the province to remain in charge of regulating methane emissions, Jason Nixon, minister of Parks and the Environment, said Thursday.
November 6, 2020, 12 AM MST
November 6, 2020, 7:32 AM MST
During his speech to the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) 2020 Fall Convention on Wednesday, Premier Jason Kenney acknowledged “there has been friction” between the province and RMA with regards to the linear tax assessment model review, but nonetheless this review has been essential for all stakeholders concerned.
November 4, 2020, 2:56 PM MST
Fighting for Alberta’s oil and gas industry is key to the province, including its rural parts, which is why Premier Jason Kenney believes his government made a “critical investment” when putting up a $1.5 billion equity investment earlier this year and a $6 billion loan guarantee in 2021 towards TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline project.
November 4, 2020, 3 PM MST
The federal government is proceeding with the development and implementation of a follow-up program for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, which will track and report on the progress of commitments outlined in the ministerial response to the regional assessment committee's report.
November 4, 2020, 10:44 AM MST
Alberta’s newly-created Invest Alberta Corporation (IAC) in part will be leading the province’s advocacy efforts to take the message of Alberta’s “world leading” ESG (environment, social and governance) performance to global capital markets, Premier Jason Kenney said Monday.
November 3, 2020, 4:14 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government’s October land sale generated $760,849 in revenue for the province, an average of $120.21/ha.
November 2, 2020, 6:41 AM MST
The federal government announced $100 million from the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund to support initiatives in Alberta aimed at growing the clean economy.
November 2, 2020, 2:03 PM MST
The Alberta government is offering grants worth 12 per cent of eligible capital costs once new petrochemical plants — including hydrogen-producing projects — are up and running.
October 30, 2020, 9:34 AM MDT
Federal Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan launched the $750-million Emissions Reduction Fund to reduce methane and GHG emissions.
October 29, 2020, 1:31 PM MDT
October 29, 2020, 4:10 AM MDT
The Alberta government will soon announce opportunities to “reskill and retrain” oil and gas workers who may be looking for career alternatives, says Doug Schweitzer, minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation.
October 28, 2020, 12 AM MDT