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Apr 25

Alberta Softwood Lumber Trade Council Statement

By Gateway Gazette

Edmonton, April 25, 2017 –The United States Department of Commerce has announced the imposition of tariffs ranging from 19% to 24% on Alberta lumber imported into the American market. “We are disappointed that the United States has chosen this course of action. Their accusations are baseless and unfounded,” said Paul Whittaker, Co-Chair of the Alberta Softwood […]

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Apr 25

Alberta Stands with Forestry Industry

By Gateway Gazette

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued the following statement in response to the latest development in the softwood lumber dispute with the United States: “We stand shoulder to shoulder with Alberta’s forest workers, their families and communities that rely on a strong forest industry. “Our government is working closely with the federal government […]

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Apr 25

Privacy Commissioner to Investigate NDP for Deleting Sensitive PPA Emails: Wildrose

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: The Privacy Commissioner has announced an investigation into the NDP government deleting emails related to Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) after a request from Wildrose Shadow Electricity Minister Don MacIntyre, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. Wildrose wrote the Privacy Commissioner last year with respect to evidence showing the NDP deleted public documents pertaining to Alberta […]

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Apr 24

Tax on Carbon Tax

By Gateway Gazette

Liberals’ Plan to ‘Tax a Tax’ Direct Contradiction to Promised Revenue Neutral Carbon Price for Provinces The Federal Liberals stand to make almost $280 million in revenues from provincial carbon taxes in Alberta and British Columbia over the next two years, according to a new report released from the Library of Parliament. “Both Prime Minister […]

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Apr 24

Library of Parliament Confirms NDP Carbon Tax Means Hundreds of Millions in New Revenue for Ottawa

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: A new report released from the Library of Parliament shows Albertans will be sending hundreds of millions to Ottawa under the NDP carbon tax because of increased GST revenues, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The report showed Ottawa is set to scoop up to $280 million from both Alberta and British Columbia as a direct result […]

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