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Calgary Herald political writer based at the Alberta Legislature. dhenton@calgaryherald.com

Notley and Wildrose leader Brian Jean respond to poll result that shows tight race

calgaryherald.com — Despite a poll that puts the Wildrose narrowly in the lead in the Calgary-Foothills byelection, Premier Rachel Notley remains optimistic voters who have traditionally chosen conservative candidates in the riding can be convinced to vote for a "seasoned and well respected" public servant like NDP candidate Bob Hawkesworth.
Aug 21, 2015

Notley and Wildrose leader Brian Jean respond to poll result that shows tight race calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #yyc #ableg #abpoli

Aug 21, 2015

RT @TonyHerald: Notley and Wildrose leader Brian Jean respond to poll result that shows tight race calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #yyc #ableg #abpoli

Aug 21, 2015

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Aug 22, 2015

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Royalty review will move forward

calgaryherald.com — Alberta will move forward with its planned royalty review and corporate tax hike despite oil prices falling to a six-year low and the provincial economy slumping, Premier Rachel Notley said Friday. The premier rejected opposition and oil industry calls to defer the tax hike and royalty review after attending a ceremony to mark the anniversary of Treaty 6 at Edmonton City Hall.
Aug 21, 2015

Slump in economy, collapse of oil prices won't derail royalty review: Notley calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #yyc #ymm #ableg #abpoli

Aug 21, 2015

RT @HeraldHeadlines: Slump in economy, collapse of oil prices won't derail royalty review: Notley dlvr.it/BwTG49 pic.twitter.com/Vwh7h0ZgNt

Aug 21, 2015

Slump in economy, collapse of oil prices won't derail royalty review: Notley. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc

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What is an arena ticket tax and how does it work?

calgaryherald.com — With Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corp. officials pitching the imposition of a ticket tax to finance part of a $890-million stadium-arena-fieldhouse proposal, Calgarians may be wondering how it will work. For answers, one only needs to head up Highway 2 to the provincial capital where the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Arena Corp.

Pensioners group urges feds to act swiftly to correct GIS error affecting low-income seniors

calgaryherald.com — The National Pensioners Federation says Ottawa must act swiftly to correct an error it made on Guaranteed Income Supplement payments that has shortchanged thousands of vulnerable low-income seniors. Federation President Herb John said any delay in correcting the under-payments is "not acceptable."
Aug 20, 2015

Pensioners group urges feds to act swiftly to correct GIS error affecting low-income seniors calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #cnpoli #yyc #yeg

Utilities Consumer Advocate seeks restitution from TransAlta over price-fixing

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's Utilities Consumer Advocate has requested intervener status in an upcoming TransAlta penalty hearing to seek restitution for the high power prices that Albertans had to pay as a result of the manipulation of the electricity market.
Aug 20, 2015

Utilities Consumer Advocate seeks restitution from TransAlta over price-fixing calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #yyc #yeg #yql #abpoli

Aug 20, 2015

Utilities Consumer Advocate seeks restitution from TransAlta over price-fixing calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc #yeg

Federal government error may have shortchanged thousands of low-income seniors

calgaryherald.com — Low-income seniors have been shortchanged by a federal government administrative error in calculating Guaranteed Income Supplement payments going back several years, an Alberta government spokeswoman confirmed Monday. Federal officials notified the province of the problem late last week, Human Services spokeswoman Kathy Telfer said.
Aug 18, 2015

Federal government error may have shortchanged thousands of low-income seniors via @calgaryherald #ableg #yeg #yyc calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

Aug 17, 2015

Federal government error may have shortchanged thousands of low-income seniors via @calgaryherald #ableg calgaryherald.com/Federal+govern…

Alberta government vows to introduce climate change measures

calgaryherald.com — Alberta launched its quest for a new climate change strategy Friday with no hard targets or concrete deadlines for implementing a policy to stem greenhouse gas emissions. Environment minister Shannon Phillips vowed, however, to introduce real measures to reduce emissions linked to global warming rather than just talk about them, as she said the previous government had done.
Aug 14, 2015

Alberta announces climate panel, but no targets or deadlines for emission reductions calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yeg #yyc

Aug 14, 2015

Alberta announces climate panel, but no targets or deadlines for emission reductions calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc #oilsands #abpoli

Alberta electricity policy under review in wake of complaints, says energy minister

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's electricity policies are under review in the wake of complaints of volatile power prices and a formal complaint to the market watchdog regarding "aggressive behaviour" by utilities, the province's energy minister said Thursday. Responding to questioning about an Alberta Party call for a probe of recent price spikes, Marg McCuaig-Boyd said she has directed her ministry to review all of its policies.
Aug 14, 2015

Alberta electricity policy under review in wake of complaints, says energy minister. #ableg #yyc calgaryherald.com/business/Alber…

Aug 13, 2015

Alberta electricity policy under review in wake of complaints, says energy minister via @calgaryherald #ableg calgaryherald.com/Alberta+electr…

Energy minister says now is the time for royalty review

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's energy minister is undeterred in her push to conduct a review of royalties despite the financial pressure the collapse of oil prices has placed on the industry. Rejecting opposition calls to hold off on the review until oil prices rebound, Marg McCuaig-Boyd insisted Thursday that now is the right time to hold the review the NDP promised during the provincial election campaign.
Aug 13, 2015

Despite tanking oil prices, AB energy minister insists now is the right time to review oil/gas royalty rates. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg

Aug 13, 2015

RT @ChrisVarcoe: Despite tanking oil prices, AB energy minister insists now is the right time to review oil/gas royalty rates. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg

Royalty review will be transparent but may not involve public hearings: Mowat

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's royalty review will be transparent, but the next panel may not hold public hearings like the province's previous review panel did, says the banker chairing the review. ATB President Dave Mowat said the review panel that he will announce next week will consult with the public, industry and advocacy groups, but not necessarily through public hearings.
Aug 13, 2015

Royalty review will be transparent but may not involve public hearings: Mowat via @calgaryherald #ableg calgaryherald.com/news/Royalty+r…

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Aug 27, 2015

RT @journovoss: @darcyhenton Hey Darcy! You wrote this story many years ago: canada.com/story.html?id=…. Herb was my grandpa.

Aug 27, 2015

Sorry to hear about your loss. Your grandfather was a colourful character. #ableg twitter.com/journovoss/sta…

Aug 22, 2015

RT @Sun_Tychkowski: The 106-yard fumble return was not the worst in CFL history. It was only the THIRD worst. So the Eskimos have that going for them.

Aug 21, 2015

I'll be surprised if the #Esks win a game in September


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