Provinces prepare for Ottawa’s Sept 1st submission deadline on carbon tax pricing strategy

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil said last week – Nova Scotians won’t be informed what the plan looks like ahead of Ottawa’s Sept. 1st submission deadline According to the Canadian Press – He told reporters there’s no point in showing it to Nova Scotians before the plan gets approved by

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Canada fights back with NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs on Canadian solar panel products

Ottawa will challenge U.S. safeguard tariffs on Canadian solar products July 29, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – I’ve been harping on this for months! So I’m glad to see some action – Steel and aluminum were stealing Tariff headlines, but Solar tariffs needed addressing Ottawa is requesting a NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs

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First Nation Friday – Indigenous blessing for Trans Mountain construction

Premier Rachel Notley joined Enoch Cree Nation Chief, the federal government and Trans Mountain officials for a special blessing ceremony near the site that will store pipe needed to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. July 27, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The site, just west of Edmonton, will be one of the

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Opinion- Bruce McAllister: Protectionism is never a good thing — even when it’s happening in Alberta

U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest salvo of tweets and emerging protectionist policies are causing a stir among his trading partners and allies here in Canada. July 26, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) Tariffs make us wonder how Trump understands our deep friendship, one that is mutually beneficial to both countries, and is important for

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