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Varcoe: Alberta's diversification train chugs ahead with public, private investment

On the same day a $3.5-billion petrochemical plant was given the green light in Alberta, city council approved a $100-million economic development investment fund.

These two events are unrelated, yet a common thread connects them: Alberta’s quest for diversification and willingness to use incentives to turn this economic dream into hard reality. 923 more words


Kenney's colleagues expect federal experience will deeply inform how he operates as UCP leader

As Jason Kenney sets the direction for the new United Conservative Party, nearly two decades of Ottawa experience will shape — if not define — his leadership of the new party. 1,033 more words


Varcoe: Province analyzing formal pitch for expanding Sturgeon Refinery

The Alberta government is now examining a proposal it received last month for the next expansion phase of the over-budget and behind-schedule Sturgeon Refinery project. 923 more words


Morton: Sturgeon refinery costs continue to mount

Cost overruns at the North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon refinery are back in the news. The Government of Alberta has confirmed that capital costs are now estimated at $9.3 billion, about a billion more than the last estimate in 2014. 618 more words


North West Redwater Sturgeon Refinery investors seek an early exit: report

CALGARY – The NWR Sturgeon Refinery Project may be nearing completion but the company that owns half the project already appears to be looking for an early exit. 529 more words


Your letters for Saturday, April 1

Bring execs’ pay back down to Earth

Re: “Compensation for Bombardier execs up by almost 50%,” March 30.

No executive team is worth $20 million per year in salary, so it is with great disgust that I see the executives of Bombardier have been given raises of almost 50 per cent to more than $30 million. 1,077 more words

Rachel Notley

Liepert: A diversity of views won't prevent uniting the right

By Ron Liepert

There are few Albertans whose involvement in the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party extends beyond 35 years. Dave Hancock and Jim Horsman would be two such individuals. 635 more words