Alberta consumers face ‘unprecedented’ utility costs

Alberta consumers face ‘unprecedented’ utility costs

The price of power in Alberta has taken another big jump. “The cost of generating electricity has gone through the roof as a result of the price of natural gas increasing,” said Sophie Simmonds, the director of Anova Energy. “The actual cost of generating electricity has gone up significantly in the past nine to 12 … Read more

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

One of the front-runners to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta’s premier says if she wins, legislation would come this fall to ignore federal laws along with steps to create a provincial police force and tax-collection agency. Danielle Smith said the legislature would need to pass an Alberta sovereignty act as soon as possible to allow … Read more