Climate change has hurt the northern economy in ways few southern Canadians can appreciate, says Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod, but he also wants to make sure his territory benefits from increased shipping traffic as Arctic sea ice recedes.
A pair of American tourists were pinned between rushing rapids and an aggressive grizzly bear when wildlife officers arrived to rescue them from the rugged tundra of the Northwest Territories earlier this week.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told Liberal supporters their party is best positioned to get major projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built because it's able to take "difficult compromise positions" between growing the economy and protecting the environment.
Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer made the rounds on the Calgary Stampede circuit on Saturday, July 6, 2019, with the aim of strengthening voter support in the traditional party stronghold ahead of this fall's election.
The Alberta government will hold a public inquiry into environmental groups that it says have been bankrolled by foreign benefactors hell-bent on keeping Canada's oil and gas from reaching new markets while letting oil production grow unabated in the Middle East and the United States.