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Quebec's energy future is not in oil, Couillard says in policy shift

QUEBEC — The province will “wisely and progressively” leave the world of oil, Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday, adding some substance to an energy policy shift he kicked off at the Paris climate change summit. 697 more words

Quebec

Cenovus plans more job cuts, spending reductions for coming year

Cenovus Energy Inc. slashed its dividend by 69 per cent and said it will cut more jobs and further reduce its 2016 spending in an effort to maintain cash amid an extended slide in oil and natural gas prices. 350 more words

Energy

Friday letters: Sales tax would be wrong answer to deficit question

Re: “Alberta needs a sales tax now,” Various academics, Opinion, Feb. 2

If a sales tax is the answer, they are asking the wrong question. 544 more words

Letters

Alberta's tough climate talk similar to policy missteps from the likes of Venezuela — and it's being noticed

Alberta has, in the past, greatly profited from the policy missteps of competing oil jurisdictions. Probably its biggest boost came from Hugo Chavez, the late Venezuelan despot who raised royalties, revised contract terms and talked tough against oil companies. 627 more words

Oil Sands

Letters for Thursday, Feb. 4

Notley’s cabinet gets larger

Re: “NDP shuffle boosts diversity,” Feb. 3.

Looks like this is the start of Premier Rachel Notley’s increase in the size of government. 648 more words

Rachel Notley

Monday Letters: Backyards need protection from pipelines 

With western politicians, the Journal editorial board, and Postmedia columnists cheerleading for pipelines, the voice of opponents remains woefully under-represented. No one is talking about the industry’s safety record. 553 more words

Letters

Klassen: We've taken ourself out of the energy game (with poll)

Why is Canada being such a schmuck? In worldwide oil play, where every other country does whatever it can to develop its oil and gas assets, how is it that Canada is the only player actively taking itself out of the game? 644 more words

Columnists