The days of $100 oil will never be coming back. Turn out the lights, that party’s over.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage, pictured in Ottawa on May 2, 2019, after speaking to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources about Bill C-69. Alberta has already made one momentous blunder in its stewardship of its oil and gas reserves. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund from oil and gas development stands at over a trillion dollars; Alberta has $18.1-billion. Shame on its politicians, writes Michael Harris.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—It is time someone looked under Jason Kenney’s cowboy hat to see if anyone’s home.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'