Edmonton mayor describes meeting with Premier Kenney before throne speech as ‘positive’

Bill 1, the Carbon Tax Repeal Act, prompted one main question from Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson. He brought it up in his Wednesday afternoon meeting with Premier Jason Kenney and Municipal Affairs Minister Kaycee Madu. The carbon tax had been…

Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in U.S., Encana CEO says

The CEO of Encana Corp. says Western Canada’s Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States with its more efficient regulatory systems. Doug Suttles says the enormous hydrocarbon-bearing…

Albertans will pay either provincial or federal carbon tax. Which will hurt less?

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has pledged to remove the province’s carbon tax by May 30. Once that happens, the federal backstop is expected to take its place. So if you’ll be paying a carbon tax one way or another, which…

Housing report predicts Saskatoon, Regina homes to drop in value

May 21 2019 7:21pm A new report suggests single-family homes in Regina and Saskatoon could lose value while cities across the country will see an increase. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

François Legault visiting U.S. to promote Canadian hydropower, AI

Quebec Premier François Legault left on an economic mission to the United States Sunday, two days after an agreement was reached to lift Canadian steel and aluminum tariffs. READ MORE: Canadian tariffs on U.S. bourbon, playing cards officially lifted: Morneau On…

Court orders nearly $13 million be paid to Grande Prairie hospital subcontractors

A court has ordered that nearly $13 million in Alberta government funds be paid to subcontractors and others involved in the building of a new hospital in Grande Prairie. In September, the province terminated a contract with Calgary-based Graham Construction,…

Tourism Saskatoon excited for potential growth with WestJet buyout

With the winds changing for Canada’s two largest airlines, Tourism Saskatoon is thinking this could be a chance for a potential boost in tourism dollars for local businesses. Its president and CEO is hoping changes will see more routes added…