alberta energy policy

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Empty office buildings in Calgary reflect poor policy choices in Edmonton

Prior to the Notley government tax changes, Alberta’s corporate tax rate was the lowest in Canada.


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Investors steering clear of Canada’s energy sector in Alberta and beyond

The U.S. advantage over Canada is not surprising in light of recent U.S. tax cuts and deregulation.


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Non-market considerations will play a larger role in determining what the private energy sector can do.


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Over the last few years, GHG emissions from the oilsands have comprised less than 0.15 per cent of global emissions.


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New climate tests are unnecessary since the effects of pipelines and LNG terminals on climate change are negligible at worst and positive at best.


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Trying to stimulate other sectors of the economy so their increased output will balance off the loss in energy will simply build in future problems of maladjustment in these industries.


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Ontario embarked on its Green Energy Act, which subsidizes renewable electricity, and power costs have risen by an estimated 30 per cent.


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The Council managed to cobble together a very scary scenario. However, in doing so, they committed errors of omission and commission that render their report essentially meaningless.