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Pipeline Poem Worsens Word Spill

Header image by Robin Drayton

The news is full of  multiple pipeline projects as protesters try to have their say and slow moving regulatory processes grind on. 358 more words


Premier-designate Rachel Notley plans to keep Alberta as a 'healthy place' to invest

WATCH ABOVE: Alberta Premier-designate Rachel Notley on Keystone, jobs and climate change

TORONTO – Following a historic win by Alberta’s New Democrats, Premier-designate Rachel Notley sat down with Global’s chief political correspondent Tom Clark to discuss a number of issues facing Albertans including job creation, oil pipelines and climate change. 494 more words


Socialists elected in Canada's oil patch? Alberta election gets noticed in U.S.

WATCH ABOVE: From a yoga teacher to several post-secondary students, the new NDP caucus is diverse. Shallima Maharaj speaks to the youngest new MLA.

WASHINGTON – One of the best-known anti-pipeline activists in the United States was busy refreshing her computer screen Tuesday night, enthusiastically seeking updates on a provincial election in Canada. 714 more words


In Blow to Tar Sands Industry, NDP Sweeps Alberta Elections

“The shake-up comes amid scrutiny over the Alberta government’s failure to collect billions in resource revenue from oil and gas development, which has deprived province taxpayers from their fair share of profits from the region’s dominant industry.”

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Stock Market Hits a Tailspin


 I think it was Socrates who said, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it!”  There is a great deal of irony to the recent decision by Alberta voters to make an abrupt turn to left and hand the New Democrats the power to hold sway over Alberta for the next four years. 892 more words