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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.
Abbotsford Conservative MP Ed Fast takes part in a development and sustainability panel during the Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa on Feb. 10, 2018. Photo by Alex Tétreault

Canada's toxic refinery emissions 'wake-up call' to MPs

The federal government is failing to protect Canadians from toxic refinery emissions pumped into the air at rates far above those in the United States, opposition politicians said Thursday in response to a Toronto Star/Global News/National Observer investigation. Federal MPs said they were shocked and troubled by the findings.