Alberta’s Opposition leader on how Smith’s UCP won, why she’s stayed on, the energy future and more. A Tyee interview.
Alberta’s premier is looking for political points and investment in dubious climate ‘solutions.’
Premier plans to pitch carbon capture and Alberta’s ‘clean’ oil and gas at climate summit.
Her goal is to force Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the negotiating table over energy regulations. Failing that, she wants to force him into court.
Critics say the premier’s power grab could mean privatization and turmoil.