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'The damage done is significant': Scheer blames Liberal government for national unity 'crisis'Scheer delivered his response to Thursday's throne speech in the House of Commons this morning, saying the speech did not adequately address economic anxieties in Alberta and Saskatchewan at a time when commodity prices are stagnant and pipelines are at capacity.
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When Jason Kenney took to the podium this week to launch his he did so under the gaze of college students hoping to one day work in the oil and gas industry.
Alberta'show the Canadian Energy Centre would respond rapidly to perceived "misinformation," gather and analyze data, and produce original content, .
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With an annual budget of $30 million, the effort is well-funded.
But with spending onand under the microscope in Alberta, it seems fair to ask what is the expected return on that investment? Will it change minds? Can it help bring back jobs?
Or perhaps,, the goals are more political in nature.
The centre is now one of Alberta's most high-profile bodies, aiming to influence global opinion on the country's oil and gas sector. How the government views success is an important question.
Many Albertans, indeed, hope it can shift unfavourable views of the oil and gas sector.
But creating a new, "positive" narrative seems like a difficult and even amorphous goal in a charged, global debate about
'It's about time Ottawa started working for Alberta,' Kenney says, touting a 5-point plan
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has visited Ottawa with a detailed plan for federal support that he says will help his province grapple with a prolonged commodity price slump that has left the economy reeling. Speaking at a lunchtime reception in Ottawa, Kenney said for decades Alberta has been an outsized contributor to the Canadian economy and the federal treasury, and now it's time for Ottawa to lend some support by implementing a five-point plan Kenney has dubbed the "fair deal for Alberta.""We've have been working for Ottawa for too long; and it's about time Ottawa started working for Alberta," Kenney said.
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On the same day that the war room launched, Tom Olsen, the head of the new centre, found himself answering questions about climate activist, who was named .
David Taras, a political analyst at Calgary's Mount Royal University, said affecting North American public opinion when it comes to the oilsands and climate change won't be an easy task.
"I would say the chances are the same as putting your finger in the dike," he said in an interview.
Kenney said during Wednesday's launch that one way the government will gauge success is with public opinion research, but he added that some things will be difficult to measure.
"We are facing a significant challenge by these same organizations trying to misinform prospective investors about our environmental performance," said Kenney.
"It's kind of hard to measure exactly what impact we can have there."
Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ holds town hall in Calgary
The Alberta Government's "Fair Deal Panel" stopped in Calgary Tuesday night. Thirty-nine people took the chance to share how they think Alberta could strengthen its stance at the federal level.The panel is made up of current and former politicians along with business, Indigenous and legal leaders.
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His hope is that when investors come to make decisions on environmental, social and governance criteria, they will, at the very least, be looking at current and accurate data on the performance of the Canadian industry.
It's his contention Canada generates energy at the highest environmental, human rights and labour standards on Earth.
"My hope is that someday in the future, these facts will be so well-known that we don't need to invest so much in telling the truth," Kenney said. "But right now, we are in the fight of our economic lives."
Environmentalists and others concerned about climate change will undoubtedly challenge what the Alberta government and the energy centre put forward as facts.
Greenpeace Canada didn't waste any time, quickly disputing one of the energy centre's postings on its new website, challenging the notion there will be "increasing demand globally for oil and gas for decades to come."
In a world where even basic facts seem polarizing, how will others view the information that comes from the Canadian Energy Centre?
'It just feels pretty dire': What it's like for young Alberta men facing a 20% unemployment rate
An estimated 33,000 young men in Alberta are looking for work but not finding it. That number has doubled in the span of seven months, putting the unemployment rate for males under the age of 25 at nearly 20 per cent, roughly twice the rate of their female peers.He lives in Edmonton with his parents. He graduated with a diploma in IT more than three years ago but hasn't been able to find work in the field, despite applying to more than 100 positions. He's worked restaurant jobs on and off to keep afloat, but currently isn't working.
28, 2018 outlining the financial liabilities in the province' s oilpatch . Alberta has also been lobbying the federal government to change the national bankruptcy law so that companies can’ t walk away from their cleanup But more importantly, we want polluters to be financially responsible for their pollution.
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What is clear is this has been a rotten stretch for the people who work in Alberta's oil and gas industry, ascontinue to sting the sector.
ATB Financial'sanother sluggish year for the provincial economy as the struggles of the oilpatch are expected to continue.
In some ways, Kenney's establishment of the "war room" gives both form and substance to the concerns and frustration of those Albertans who are worried about their future and the industry.
"We are going to stand up for an industry that has done more than any in Canada's modern history to create shared prosperity, social mobility and progress across this country," Kenney said Wednesday.
If Canada doesn't provide the energy others need, he said, "OPEC dictatorships and Vladimir Putin's Russia will."
In Alberta, this may be a compelling argument. His remarks were met with applause Wednesday in a room that included executives from some of the industry's biggest lobby groups.
But can it win over skeptics on Bay Street, Wall Street or in London?
This month,Alberta's credit rating, citing the province's continued dependence on oil. It also noted the province's oil and gas sector is carbon intensive and its greenhouse gas emissions are the highest among provinces.
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Amid strong ratings, HGTV has ordered a new season of its breakout hit series Flip Or Flop, starring business partners Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa. The current season has drawn more than 21.9 million viewers since it premiered on August 1. The season finale will air on Thursday, December 12 at 9 PM ET/PT, with the new episodes slated to premiere in August 2020.The coming season will continue to follow the formerly married real estate and house-flipping experts as they navigate both the expected and surprising challenges of co-parenting and running a successful business.
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The Alberta Energy Regulator privately estimates it could take 2,800 years to clean up some of the province' s oil Meanwhile, a report by online news outlet The Narwhal revealed the provincial regulator wants to Half of the estimated 0 billion cost to clean up Alberta ’ s oilpatch comes from mining
"Alberta is also susceptible to natural disasters, including wildfires and floods, which could lead to significant mitigation costs by the province," Moody's said.
, saying financial institutions, including Moody's, "are buying into the political agenda emanating from Europe, which is trying to stigmatize development of hydrocarbon energy."
Moody's has not retracted its report.
Then there's the debate about the demand for oil in the future and the trajectory of the sector. Regardless of how many decades people believe will pass before oil demand begins to slip, the conversation definitely seems to be shifting.
"About 14 years ago, all anybody could talk about was peak oil supply," Bloomberg opinion writer Mark Gongloff. "Now everybody talks about the opposite: peak oil demand."
It's one reason why some Albertans, like Duncan Kenyon of the Pembina Institute, a clean energy think-tank, say now is the time to have hard conversations about the future of the province and its business strategy.
The Canadian Energy Centre will now wade into this roiling debate about energy — amid global calls for action on climate change — hoping to turn the tide in favour of the oilsands and the rest of the domestic energy sector.
Success might be hard to measure but, in an attention economy, it's perhaps the struggle to resonate that is one of its greatest challenges.
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The stars released a statement on Instagram Thursday afternoon, explaining the end of their 18-year marriage. “It is with a very heavy heart that we share with all of you that after nearly 18 years of marriage, we have decided to separate,” the statement started.READ MORE: Erin Cebula Tours Nashville With The ‘Masters Of Flip’ “As most of you know, there is so much more to every story and ours is no different. What we want you to know, most of all is that we have the utmost love and respect for one another,” it continued.