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Canada’s moral obligation to pay foreign aid

Canada should spend money on people in Canada. But they absolutely should be spending money on countries elsewhere.

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UCP to turn ecologically sensitive area into a park

Last week, the provincial government announced plans for a provincial park in Edmonton. The new 68-hectare (168-acre) Big Island Provincial Park will be built in the southwest region of the city. To kickstart the establishment of the park, the province has promised nearly $300,000 for planning and engagement: $189,000 of it will go to Enoch […]

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Mikisew Cree First Nation gets Alberta to protect almost 150,000 hectares of forest

The provincial government announced nearly 150,000 in new parkland. This was made possible because of Indigenous advocacy.

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Alberta reinstates 1976 coal policy, continues mining coal

As of last February, there were still over 1,000 coal leases and over 500 coal lease applications active in Alberta.

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Pipeline spill of 400,000 litres of fracking wastewater enters Alberta creek

The company who operates the pipeline had seen 100 spills between 2015 and 2019.

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It cost Kenney $2.8B to get Trudeau to spend $1B on AB climate initiatives

But at least low-income Albertans get an extra 22 bucks a month.

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Trudeau government okays Alberta’s methane reduction plan

The plan to reduce methane emissions was introduced in 2018 by the NDP. Alberta firms can meet the provincial targets instead of the federal ones.

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There’s more to economic efficiency than financial benefits

Sometimes there are benefits that can’t be bought. And not all resources must generate a profit.

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Ottawa to spend over $8M on clean technology start ups in Alberta

The money will help the 3 Calgary-based companies develop technologies in wastewater filtration, well drilling, and well sensing.