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  1. First Nations groups slam Liberal reforms to pipeline reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Globe and Mail

    ... Inc.'s proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline to Vancouver or TransCanada's planned Energy East line from Alberta to New Brunswick. They also said the government would assess the impact such projects would have on greenhouse gas emissions ...

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  2. Liberals look to reroute the bruising pipeline debate: Chris HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | CBC News

    ... to govern the environmental review already under way for two proposed oil pipelines: Energy East from northern Alberta to Saint John, N.B.; and Trans-Mountain from Edmonton to Vancouver. "The three opposition parties" he suggested, "have come from ...

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  3. Justin Trudeau urged Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down criticism of Canadian oilsands, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | National Post

    ... earlier this week that the government has decided to focus an initial $1 billion in infrastructure spending on Alberta and Saskatchewan, which have been hit hardest by the massive collapse of oil prices. The federal government is reportedly talking ...

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  4. Trudeau takes on DiCaprio over oil and gas sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... earlier this week that the government has decided to focus an initial $1 billion in infrastructure spending on Alberta and Saskatchewan, which have been hit hardest by the massive collapse of oil prices. The federal government is reportedly talking ...

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  5. Kevin O'Leary: A poor man's Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Globe and Mail

    In the world view possessed by celebrity investor Kevin O'Leary, the planet's economic problems would disappear if only there were business-friendly governments in charge. The man who made a name for himself belittling and berating wannabe entrepreneurs on CBC's Dragons' Den decided to do the same this week to the Premier of Alberta, Rachel Notley.

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  6. Environment minister working toward a different Alberta than where she grew upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | CBC News

    Environment Minister Shannon Phillips , shown here with her federal counterpart Catherine McKenna, says Alberta must be carbon-competitive with respect to its energy resources. The province's NDP government has arguably made bigger moves on global warming in six months than the previous Conservatives made in a generation.

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  7. Coal Association ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Crowsnest Pass Herald

    ... and development to allow the power plants to continue to burn coal. "To shut down coal generation will affect Alberta's ability to supply electricity to industries, it's going to affect normal residents' power bills," said Campbell. "I think the ...

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  8. Alberta has done its climate duty: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Langley Advance

    Alberta's environment minister says the province is doing its share to fight climate change, even under a more stringent limit for global warming. "We have unveiled a robust package of policies that we believe signals our willingness to do our part," Shannon Phillips said Tuesday from Paris, where she is attending an international climate conference.

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  9. Justin Trudeau, premiers seek to unify Canada's message on climate changeRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | Canadian Content

    ... a corresponding reward for those finding more environmentally friendly ways of doing business. Carbon Tax On Sunday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced her province would introduce a carbon tax. Starting in 2017, the price will be $20 a tonne ...

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  10. Ka-boom or Ka-bust? Reaction to Alberta's massive climate change planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | MacLeans

    Premier Rachel Notley unveils Alberta's climate strategy in Edmonton, Alberta, on Sunday, November 22, 2015. From Al Gore to Ezra Levant to several upbeat energy company CEOs, Alberta's announcement of major policy shifts to fight climate change drew several Sunday policy sermons - most of them positive.

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  11. Premiers warn Trudeau not to 'start from scratch' on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | CBC News

    ... for those finding more environmentally friendly ways of doing business. Premier Rachel Notley on Sunday unveiled Alberta's climate strategy, which includes a carbon tax and a cap on oilsands emissions. (Amber Bracken/The Canadian Press) On Sunday, ...

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  12. Wildrose says ailing Alberta economy shouldn't be punished further by carbon taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Alberta's Opposition leader is accusing Premier Rachel Notley's New Democrats of letting Ottawa push the province around on its climate- change strategy. Wildrose Leader Brian Jean noted in question period that federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is promising that a new national target for greenhouse-gas reductions will soon be set in consultation with the provinces.

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  13. 30 Alberta reeves and mayors call for slow-down on coal phase-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | CBC News

    Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says any plan to phase-out coal-fired power plants will be done thoughtfully. An open letter from the reeves and mayors of 30 Alberta rural municipalities says the NDP's plan to quickly phase-out coal-fired electricity generation plants will hurt the economy.

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  14. Provincial and federal ministers to tackle climate change after Paris, says Catherine McKennaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... change conference in Paris, says the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. Following a meeting with Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips, Catherine McKenna told reporters at the legislature Wednesday that she plans to meet ...

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  15. Tremcar moves full steam ahead with Alberta expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Truck News

    Tremcar West is steering its company forward through Alberta's uncertain economic waters, opening a brand new, expanded service facility in Sherwood Park, Alta. The family-owned manufacturer and servicer of tank trailers held a grand opening event Nov. 4 at its new location just outside Edmonton, and the company is hoping the larger facility will mean better and greater services for its customers.

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  16. Political scientists impressed with cabinet choicesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... their new responsibilities. Hale, a member of the political science faculty at the University of Lethbridge, cites Alberta's two first-time ministers as examples of the talent that's being tapped as a new government takes office. Kent Hehr, until ...

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  17. Braid: Will Paris end the Notley-Trudeau friendship pact?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... who actually believe in climate change, gender parity, and other matters that are entirely new in the seats of Alberta and Ottawa power. Trudeau's open invitation to Rideau Hall for the swearing-in was much like Notley's own installation at the ...

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  18. Novice and Beginner Novice Champions Crowned On Final Day Of AECRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Chronicle of the Horse

    ... novice amateur championship that she could hardly speak after coming out of the ring with Company Spending. Schaff, Alberta, Ala., bought the 6-year-old Appendix Quarter Horse mare from her trainer, Angela Gottler, who also bred her, when she was a ...

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  19. 5th report of teen suicide sparks call for change from Alberta youth advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Alberta's Office of the Child and Youth Advocate says the recommendations in its most recent report on a 17-year-old girl's suicide "must be acted on." Seventeen-year-old "Catherine" was found dead near her family's home.

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  20. An honest NDPRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Crowsnest Pass Herald

    ... with everyone who is affected, not just a select few who were informed about the meeting. I urge you to visit the Alberta Parks website where you can give your opinion. You have 30 days from last Friday. www.albertaparks.ca/consult . Am I upset? you ...

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