Federal Politics

'Harder to stomach' Premier Notley says Trump attacks show need for Trans Mountain

By The Canadian Press
June 13, 2018 - 6:42am

CALGARY - Premier Notley says the Trump administration's recent attacks on Canadian trade show how necessary it is to go ahead with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

She has taken aim at what she called reckless U.S. moves against Canada's steel and aluminum industries.

Alberta's Minister of Energy Margaret McCuaig-Boyd took part in a roundtable discussion with over a dozen local business leaders to talk energy diversification at the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce on Monday.
Alberta's Minister of Energy Margaret McCuaig-Boyd took part in a roundtable discussion with over a dozen local business leaders to talk energy diversification at the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Sheldon Spackman

"Texas and Louisiana have been eating our lunch" says McCuaig-Boyd on energy investment

By Sheldon Spackman
June 11, 2018 - 3:15pm

Alberta’s Energy Minister spoke of plans to continue diversifying the province’s energy sector during a visit with the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce on Monday.

Red Deer City Councillor Lawrence Lee has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM).
Red Deer City Councillor Lawrence Lee has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). File Photo

Councillor Lawrence Lee re-elected to FCM board

By Sheldon Spackman
June 3, 2018 - 3:58pm

Red Deer City Councillor Lawrence Lee has been re-elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Board of Directors, an organization which develops policy and advocates in the interests of municipalities to the federal government.

Minister of Economic Development and Trade Deron Bilous
Minister of Economic Development and Trade Deron Bilous rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Bilous pleased Trans Mountain pipeline expansion moving forward

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 30, 2018 - 3:27pm Updated: May 30, 2018 - 6:34pm

His topic du jour for the last six months, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Deron Bilous spoke once again about the Trans Mountain (TMX) pipeline expansion while in Red Deer on Wednesday.

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