Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking a turf war with Alberta to its economic heart, inviting energy companies based in Calgary to move their headquarters to his province.
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For as long as Alberta has been a province, people have been coming and going depending on economic conditions. The recession of 2015-16 has been typical—more Albertans have packed up and left the province for greener pastures elsewhere. Still, the level of out-migration has remained surprisingly low.
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A hurricane of numbers has descended upon us, as both the Alberta and federal governments announced their 2017/18 budgets in the past two weeks — i.e. their anticipated (i.e. hopeful, optimistic, ideal) spending and expected revenues for the next 12 months.
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The company responsible for the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Friday morning that President Trump’s administration had signed off on the project, clearing a key hurdle for a polarizing endeavor that has rankled environmentalists and inspired hope for jobs among supporters.
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OTTAWA — Alberta is getting a special $30-million payment to be used to clean up “orphan wells” — and boost employment in a slowly recovering energy industry — in Wednesday’s federal budget, even as new tax changes could negatively affect drilling of new oil and natural gas wells in the province.
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