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EXCLUSIVE: Canadian pipeline regulator deleted message about security threat at Calgary office

Instead of disappearing, the missing message that senior officials tried to delete mushroomed into a series of controversial stories about the regulator, along with an investigation led by the Office of the Information Commissioner, about whether the National Energy Board broke the law in an effort to hide embarrassing secrets.

How Alberta kept Fort McKay First Nation in the dark about a toxic cloud from the oilsands

The Fort McKay First Nation was initially kept in the dark about a toxic cloud from the oilsands that struck their community after companies restarted operations that had been temporarily disrupted by the Fort McMurray wildfires. Internal records show that the incident occurred after industry pressured the provincial regulator to rapidly restart their operations despite risks to public health.
Rachel Notley meets with premiers in Ottawa on Dec. 9, 2016. Photo by Alex Tétreault

Alberta's 2019 battleground

Will a price on carbon be a central issue in Alberta's 2019 election? With opinion polls that show Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party has a wide lead over Premier Rachel Notley's NDP, and signs that oilpatch leaders are undermining the government's approach to pollution, the pressure is on for Notley's team to show their work on the economy, climate change and renewable energy issues.