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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
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
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“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.”
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