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Political Writer — Calgary Herald

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

Second round of contentious farm safety consultations set to begin

calgaryherald.com — Agriculture groups and individual farmers have been invited to nominate representatives to provide input into new regulations being drafted to put teeth into Alberta's controversial farm safety legislation. Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier said organizations have until Feb. 26 to put forward names for the next round of consultation on the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, also known as Bill 6.

Alberta’s auditor general questions preparedness for cyber attack on oil and gas industry

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's auditor general criticized Alberta Energy Wednesday for failing to assess the performance of its oil and gas royalty reduction programs and for failing to assess the potential impacts of a cyber attack on the industry.
Feb 10, 2016

Alberta's auditor general questions preparedness for cyber attack on oil and gas industry calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg

Feb 10, 2016

Alberta's auditor general questions preparedness for cyber attack on oil & gas industry calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc #abpoli

Feb 11, 2016

ICYMI: Alberta's auditor general questions royalty reduction and cyber attack assessment calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yeg #yyc #cdnpoli

Industry, not government, responsible for reclaiming orphaned wells

calgaryherald.com — Alberta hasn't asked Ottawa to provide funding to put laid-off oilpatch workers to work reclaiming decommissioned oil and gas wells because it believes industry is responsible for those costs. The NDP government said it wouldn't turn down federal funding to remediate non-producing wells, but it is more focused on stimulating the economy through investments in infrastructure.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: Alberta says industry responsible for reclaiming oil wells, won't ask for federal funding: calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

Feb 10, 2016

Alberta hasn’t asked feds for $ to reclaim decommissioned gas wells, says industry is responsible for cost. calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg

Province says oil industry responsible for clean-ups

Support for Alberta’s PC party skyrockets at the expense of NDP, now third in provincial poll

news.nationalpost.com — Alberta's NDP have plummeted to third place and Premier Rachel Notley's personal approval rating has plunged just nine months after sweeping the Progressive Conservative Party from power, according to a new poll.
Feb 08, 2016

The bigger news in this poll: a United Right in #Alberta would take 64% of votes and likely EVERY seat in the #Ableg news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/su…

Balancing Alberta's books has taken a back seat, says Mainstreet Research poll

‘People are hurting’: Poll says Albertans want jobs, even if it means racking up debt

news.nationalpost.com — CALGARY - As the collapse of oil prices continues and the province's economic crisis deepens, Albertans are losing their fervour for balancing the books. A new Mainstreet Research/Postmedia poll suggests 62 per cent of Albertans no longer think balancing the books is a priority - up from 52 per cent last October.

Albertans say balancing provincial books no longer a priority: poll

calgaryherald.com — As the collapse of oil prices continues and the province's economic crisis deepens, Albertans are losing their fervour for balancing the books. A new Mainstreet Research/Postmedia poll suggests 62 per cent of Albertans no longer think balancing the books is a priority - up from 52 per cent...
Feb 08, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: Albertans say balancing provincial books no longer a priority: poll - calgaryherald.com/news/politics/…

Feb 08, 2016

Albertans say balancing provincial books no longer a priority: poll calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc #yeg

Feb 08, 2016

Albertans say balancing provincial books no longer a priority: poll ow.ly/Y6ctV #ableg

Holistic review of electricity sector still in the works, says energy minister

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's energy minister says she is undertaking a "holistic" evaluation of the electricity sector that will include the plan for phasing out coal-fired power plants. But Marg McCuaig-Boyd declined to say whether her government is proceeding with a PC plan to implement the recommendations of a blue-ribbon panel that was appointed by the Alison Redford government to reduce the volatility of electricity prices and bolster consumer protection.
Feb 08, 2016

Holistic review of electricity sector still in the works, says energy minister calgaryherald.com/business/energ… #ableg #yyc #yeg

Feb 08, 2016

RT @darcyhenton: Holistic review of electricity sector still in the works, says energy minister calgaryherald.com/business/energ… #ableg #yyc #yeg

NDP drop to third place in a recent poll

calgaryherald.com — Alberta's NDP have plummeted to third place and Premier Rachel Notley's personal approval rating has plunged just nine months after sweeping the Progressive Conservative Party from power, according to a new poll.
Feb 06, 2016

RT @HeraldHeadlines: NDP slide to third place as premier's approval rating falls: poll dlvr.it/KR7Qfw

Feb 06, 2016

RT @HeraldHeadlines: NDP slide to third place as premier's approval rating falls: poll dlvr.it/KR7Qfw

Feb 07, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: ICYMI: NDP slide to third place as premier's approval rating falls: poll ow.ly/Y2DHz #ableg

Feb 08, 2016

RT @calgaryherald: ICYMI: NDP slide to third place as premier's approval rating falls: poll ow.ly/Y2DHz #ableg

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Feb 12, 2016

RT @DonBraid: Again: Would somebody please stand up for Alberta? Maybe the government? calgaryherald.com/news/politics/… #ableg #yyc #yeg #cdnpoli

Feb 12, 2016

RT @Independent: The Independent will become the first national newspaper to go digital-only ind.pn/1QZEaGI pic.twitter.com/7DllVHJR0Q

Feb 12, 2016

RT @cderworiz: Landowners fight for enforcement of rules at inactive Alberta well sites calgaryherald.com/news/local-new…

Feb 12, 2016

What are #Esks chances of a repeat championship? Six players just voted with their feet.

Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

RT @nationalpost: Oregon siege ends with FBI urging last holdout to surrender over tense 75-minute call — broadcast live natpo.st/1oa3QaF

Feb 12, 2016

Dan+Barnes:+Hats+off+to+Oiler+Connor+McDavid's+high-flying+line edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/…

Feb 12, 2016

I offered McDavid to Toronto for a pipeline tonight. I think they would go for it. But would we? No but that's probably what it would take.


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