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Last Wednesday, the Speaker of the House of Commons granted an emergency debate on the Canadian energy crisis, requested by Conservatives because it is an emergency for all of Canada. The massive price discount on Canadian oil and gas negatively impacts all of Canada and disproportionately hurts Alberta. Canada’s oil and gas sector has already lost more than 100,000 jobs and over $100-billion since 2015. That is eight times the GDP and more jobs than the entire aerospace

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Liberal actions to blame for energy paralysis

By Conservative MP Shannon Stubbs      

The Liberals' sabotage of Canadian oil and gas means the world’s supply of oil comes from countries with lower environmental standards and performance—and it means less investment in lower carbon energy and innovation in Canada too.

Natural Resources Minister Armarjeet Sohi, pictured in this file photo at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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