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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Wind Wednesday – Ontario cancels wind farm projects – Alberta introduces new Carbon Reducing Programs

You read that correctly —  Ontario is cancelling 100’s renewable energy projects – Wind farms and solar projects, while Alberta is introducing new ways to CUT Carbon Emissions… July 18, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Since it’s Wind Wednesday.. let’s start in Ontario… Conveniently early evening last Friday night, July 13, The Ontario Ministry of

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Oil Sands Saturday – Feds to spend $280k to study why Canada’s oil and gas sector is falling behind – Seriously!

The federal government plans to spend up to $280,000 for a new study on Canada’s competitiveness in the oil and gas industry as investment lags and the United States offers new incentives for companies to move south. Oil sands study “needed” An advance contract award notice, prepared by Natural Resources Canada

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