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Opinion

Oil & gas projects provide tax revenue & create jobs. So what?

Specific projects should be judged based on their specific benefits, not benefits they share with hundreds of other projects.

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Alberta drilling fewer wells, even before the pandemic

Extraction wells were over 1,800 in July 2005. Only 350 were drilled per month on average during the 3 years leading up to the pandemic.

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News

So, what’s the deal with Alberta’s investment in Keystone XL?

How involved did Alberta get with this pipeline, and where do things sit now that the pipeline was cancelled?

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News

UCP 2021-22 budget: debt to GDP ratio 2.3× higher than under NDP

More debt. Fewer jobs. Less tax revenue.

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News

Keystone XL company saw $1.2B in profits in Q4 2020

For all of 2020, the company saw profits of nearly $5 billion. This is the same company who received $1.5 billion from the Alberta government.

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News

Alberta government changes fuel tax regulations

If you thought being exempt from paying fuel taxes was pretty sweet, it’s about to get even better.

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News

Is Kenney really worried about losing thousands of construction jobs?

Because the 2,000 construction jobs lost through the cancellation of Keystone XL pale to the number lost since 2015.

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News

The oil and gas industry is scamming Alberta

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers recently projected $24B in capital investments for 2021. And Sonya Savage is super excited.

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News

What Kenney left out of his statement to Biden about Keystone XL

Joe Biden may be cancelling Keystone XL his first day in office. Jason Kenney is pleading for him to think of US national security and US jobs.

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News

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.