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Corbella: The Calgary School had political reach far beyond the city and country

Use the term The Calgary School in most academic, or even just policy-wonk circles, in Canada and they know what you’re talking about, even though it’s not really a formal entity. 946 more words

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Varcoe: Before investing public money, let's understand the risks for taxpayers

The Alberta government has two new reports in hand that touch on public dollars flowing into private energy developments.

One deals with risks, the other with rewards. 953 more words


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