Danielle Smith’s power struggle: Why Alberta’s premier is picking a fight over net-zero

Is an Alberta sovereignty act fight in the works, as the province pushes back against Ottawa’s plan for electricity grids?

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s latest battle with the federal government is about two kinds of power: electrical and political. On the electricity side of things, Smith is furious with Ottawa’s push to make Alberta’s power grid net-zero by 2035.

Politically speaking, things are even more charged.