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Senior Editor, Politics — Calgary Herald

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Former premier Jim Prentice gets new job

Federal and Alberta governments not doing enough to get them buil

calgarysun.com — A majority of Albertans don't think the federal and provincial governments are doing enough to get our oil to new markets by way of pipelines, according to the latest poll.

Albertans say governments aren’t doing enough on pipelines: poll

calgaryherald.com — As a national debate rages over the building of energy pipelines in Canada, a new poll shows most Albertans don't think the federal or provincial governments are doing enough to get the new mega-projects approved.
Feb 05, 2016

New poll: Is fed gov doing enough to get pipelines approved? 68 of Albertans say no. Is the province? 51% no. calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #ableg

Feb 05, 2016

RT @ChrisVarcoe: New poll: Is fed gov doing enough to get pipelines approved? 68 of Albertans say no. Is the province? 51% no. calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #ableg

Ricardo Miranda says his journey into cabinet reflects changing face of Alberta

calgaryherald.com — Calgary-Cross MLA Ricardo Miranda took charge of Alberta's Culture and Tourism Department on Tuesday, becoming the first openly gay cabinet minister in the province's history. But Miranda, who defeated former Calgary police chief and star Tory candidate Rick Hanson in last May's election, said his personal journey is simply a sign of the changing face of Alberta.
Feb 03, 2016

Meet the minister: Tourism Min Ricardo Miranda says his journey into politics reflects changing Alberta. calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #ableg #yyc

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ChrisVarcoe: Meet the minister: Tourism Min Ricardo Miranda says his journey into politics reflects changing Alberta. calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #ableg #yyc

Notley defends royalty review as progressives question results

calgaryherald.com — As Rachel Notley faces questions from Alberta progressives about her new royalty review, the premier says there might have been a different outcome if oil prices were higher and the province faced fewer market-access issues.
Feb 01, 2016

NDP defends royalty review as progressives question results. “We’re governing for all Albertans," says McCuaig-Boyd. calgaryherald.com/business/energ…

Feb 01, 2016

RT @ChrisVarcoe: NDP defends royalty review as progressives question results. “We’re governing for all Albertans," says McCuaig-Boyd. calgaryherald.com/business/energ…

The Royalty Review: What they said

calgaryherald.com — "It is not the time to reach out and make a big money grab, because that is just not going to help Albertans." - Premier Rachel Notley. "Our sense is that Albertans receive an appropriate share" of royalties. - Dave Mowat, chairman of the Alberta Royalty Review Advisory Panel.

Ottawa mulls up to $250 million in aid for Alberta

calgaryherald.com — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to head to Wild Rose Country next week, the federal finance minister says the province could be entitled to nearly $250 million from a seldom-used program designed to help ease Alberta's economic pain caused by falling oil prices.

Alberta oilpatch players nervous on eve of royalty review

What to watch for in Alberta’s royalty review

calgaryherald.com — As the Notley government prepares to release its new royalty review - the first the province has conducted since 2007 - Postmedia News talked to two people involved in the last examination on what they'll be watching for Friday. Here's what 2007 royalty panellists Evan Chrapko and Judith Dwarkin had to say.

After months of build-up, Alberta royalty review finally arrives

calgaryherald.com — The stakes are high for both Alberta's hard-hit oilpatch and the rookie NDP government when Premier Rachel Notley reveals the findings of the province's much-anticipated royalty review in Calgary on Friday.
Jan 28, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: After months of build-up, Alberta royalty review finally arrives ow.ly/XF13Q #ableg #abpoli

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Feb 12, 2016

RT @HeraldHeadlines: Former PC minister Rick Orman inviting Tory and Wildrose bigwigs to talk united right dlvr.it/KVCj4d

Feb 12, 2016

Oil prices on NYMEX rose $3.23 on Friday, closing at US $29.44 a barrel. In turn, loonie closed at 72.14 cents US. #ableg #yyc

Feb 12, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: 'It's a mess': Landowners plead for help as 66,500 oil wells abandoned without cleanup calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… pic.twitter.com/g0kZtECEKB

Feb 12, 2016

Ewart: It's not about taxpayers bailing out Big Oil. It makes sense for NDP to cleanup old oil & gas wells. calgaryherald.com/business/energ… #ableg

Feb 12, 2016

New round of contentious farmworker safety consultations set to begin on Bill 6. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc

Feb 12, 2016

Province meets today with landowners to discuss inactive oil and gas wells calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #ableg #yyc #abpoli

Feb 12, 2016

Christy Clark: "They (Albertans) are our best friends in this country. When Alberta struggles, we all struggle." calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

Feb 12, 2016

Christy Clark says Alberta "didn’t put aside their money...their gov’s really struggling to try & support the prov.” calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…


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