Days of fossil fuels aren’t over, but for Canada they are shrinking
Ottawa’s role should be to help Western Canada make the transition to a low-carbon economy, and that should be Jason Kenney’s role as well.
Even as recently as February of this year, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was banking on rising oil prices to balance the province’s budget. Kenney’s March budget, assumed oil prices averaging US$62 a barrel this year and US$63 a barrel next year. These were higher than private-sector forecasts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade