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Political Writer — Calgary Herald

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

Alberta environmental monitoring agency ‘on the launching pad ready to go’

calgaryherald.com — A leading-edge Alberta environmental monitoring program announced with great fanfare four years ago is expected to finally begin producing "significant" results, says its chief scientist. Fred Wrona says the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency, or AEMERA, is set to report on its progress and future plans later this month with peer-reviewed evaluation and analysis of collected data coming later this year.
Feb 13, 2016

Alberta environmental monitoring agency 'on the launching pad ready to go' via @calgaryherald #ableg #yeg #yyc calgaryherald.com/business/alber…

NDP defends plan to allow energy companies to write off carbon tax against royalties

calgaryherald.com — The NDP government's plan to let energy companies claim part of the new carbon tax as an expense against their provincial royalties shifts the burden of paying for greenhouse gas emissions onto the backs of taxpayers, critics say.

Critics concerned by plan to allow carbon tax to be claimed as business expense

calgarysun.com — Taxpayers will shoulder the brunt of Alberta's new carbon tax because the NDP government's plan lets energy companies claim part of it as an expense against their provincial royalties, critics say.

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.
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Feb 13, 2016

RT @YourAlberta: Fun times and free admission at many provincial parks, museums and historic sites this Family Day weekend. bit.ly/1QelKoA

Feb 13, 2016

RT @TonySeskus: If you like bison, you're going to be bugging everybody to take you to Banff next year calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc #yeg #yql #banff

Feb 13, 2016

RT @22_Minutes: Last-minute Valentine's Day shoppers now frantically spray painting yellow roses red.

Feb 13, 2016

RT @Sun_Tychkowski: Talbot is sick, Brossoit starts against the Jets.

Feb 13, 2016

RT @Saskatchewan: Don't forget to tag all your #sasquatch photos with #ExploreSask. Have a great long weekend, everyone! pic.twitter.com/H96U9bezeH

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