Every time Alberta’s energy-based economy goes into a tailspin, it’s because the price of oil has declined precipitously, and when it booms, it’s because the price has soared.
Given low levels of turnout and high levels of “no” support in urban areas, Alberta lacks a clear mandate to press for changes to Canada’s Constitution after its equalization referendum.
Jason Kenney took a well-worn path to the premiership by portraying himself as the Guardian of Alberta. But remarkably, he played this role successfully when he was opposition leader.
Carbon pricing is the most market-based means of addressing the climate crisis, yet it is strongly opposed by politicians that claim to support free markets.
Contrary to what some have suggested, the uncertainty over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will be drawn out.
Environmentalists claimed victory when a court ruling put the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on hold. But delaying or cancelling the project would also impact Canada’s climate change strategy.
The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion is fast becoming one of the most divisive issues in Canadian politics in years. Here’s how a compromise can be reached.
The Trudeau government’s decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan is incredibly risky. Here’s why.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is fighting British Columbia’s efforts to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Here’s what she’s got wrong.
Female leaders still face a hostile political environment in Canada, even though the provinces offer increasingly fertile ground for women in political leadership roles.