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

Alberta opposition parties call for immediate action to address financial crisis

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's opposition parties say there are no quick fixes to address the province's ballooning deficit, but the NDP government must move swiftly to lay out a plan that does more than raise taxes.
Sep 01, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

Alberta opposition parties call for immediate action to address financial crisis; Ceci says plan will come this fall. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

Alberta financial update predicts $5.9B deficit, at least

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's deficit will grow to a record $5.9 billion as depressed oil prices plunge the province to the brink of a recession, Alberta Finance reported in its quarterly fiscal update Monday. Oil investment has dropped sharply, corporate profits are declining, unemployment is rising and business activity is slumping, says the report released by Finance Minister Joe Ceci.
Aug 31, 2015

Alberta deficit forecast to hit record $5.9 billion as economic outlook weakens calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg

Aug 31, 2015

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Aug 31, 2015

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Aug 31, 2015

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Sep 01, 2015

Hammered by oil prices, Alberta on brink of recession - 0.6% GDP contraction expected this year - as economy weakens calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

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

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Aug 21, 2015

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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

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Aug 21, 2015

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Aug 21, 2015

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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

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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

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Aug 20, 2015

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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

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Aug 17, 2015

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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

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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

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Aug 13, 2015

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