‘We have a shared goal’: Federal natural resource minister on working with Kenney

April 25 2019 3:56pm Federal Natural Resource Minister Amarjeet Sohi updates the process on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion and working with Alberta Premier-Designate Jason Kenney. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

How court battle over ‘Grabher’ licence plate mirrors wider societal debate

When Lorne Grabher bought a personalized licence plate for his father 30 years ago, he thought it would make for a fine tribute to his family’s Austrian-German heritage. But the Nova Scotia plate – “GRABHER” – has instead sparked a…

No guarantee of decision on Trans Mountain pipeline before federal election: Sohi

The federal government can’t guarantee it will have a decision on the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion prior to the next election, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said. The deadline was pushed back to June 18 from May 22 on…

Hospital shortages ‘add stress,’ potential hours-long trip for expectant moms in Yarmouth, N.S.

Nicole Stewart is eagerly anticipating meeting her third baby in August. But a letter sent to at least 65 expecting mothers in southwest Nova Scotia this week has her concerned about her upcoming birth. “It’s definitely stressful,” said the mother…

Fines levied against another former Callway UCP leadership campaign staffer

Alberta’s election commissioner has levied more fines tied to their investigation into Jeff Callaway’s United Conservative Party leadership campaign, which has been referred to as a so-called kamikaze campaign. Callaway’s former executive assistant, Jeff Park, has been fined a total…

Nova Scotia hopes to replicate Chinese trade success with Europe

Nova Scotia’s Liberal government is pushing to grow the province’s trade ties with Europe, through a new strategy that builds on its successful efforts to boost trade with China. Premier Stephen McNeil says although the Nova Scotia-Europe Engagement Strategy sets…

Canada introduces sweeping bans on oil and gas activity in protected marine areas

OTTAWA – The oil-and-gas industry has worn out its welcome in Canadian marine conservation areas, and Canada’s environmentalists are overjoyed. READ MORE: New marine fuel standards expected to tank oilsands crude prices in 2020 Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson unveiled new…

‘This is the face of the health-care crisis’: N.S. woman with cancer challenges premier on doctor shortage

A Nova Scotia mother who says she waited two years for her cancer diagnosis is calling out the premier for not declaring a health-care crisis in the province. “To the premier of Nova Scotia, I dare you to take a…

City still working on offer to Calgary Flames for new arena

The city hall committee tasked with trying to kick-start talks with the Calgary Flames on a new arena says there is still no offer to put on the table. Early last month, Calgary city council approved a strategy for negotiations.…