Elizabeth May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate

With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some influence. In fact, May thinks that…

Premiers address energy and national unity in Saskatoon

As the annual premiers meeting draws to a close in Saskatoon, leaders are adamant they agree on more topics than they disagree. However, divisions around resource development, the environment and national unity appear unresolved. Ryan Kessler reports.

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

Premiers want to ensure local jurisdiction respected when it comes to climate change decisions

Canada’s premiers are calling on the federal government to give provinces “full credit” for emission reductions in their respective jurisdictions and put forward “sufficient” funding for local adaptation and mitigation projects. This comes on the second day of the annual…

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon, focusing on economic development in their Wednesday session. However, there is still a key issue at the table — pipelines. Prior to the meeting, Council of the Federation (COF) chair and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe…

Moe, Legault say Ottawa ‘impeding’ into provincial jurisdiction with carbon tax

July 10 2019 2:52pm Quebec Premier Francois Legault and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said Wednesday that the federal government was “impeding” into provincial jurisdiction with the carbon tax and it’s why they’re challenging it at the Supreme Court. ‘ });…

Alberta’s Jason Kenney hosts several conservative premiers at Calgary

July 8 2019 5:47pm Some of Canada’s most powerful conservative premiers met in Calgary, hosted by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the group was strategizing ahead of Tuesday’s meeting in Saskatoon, and they all have the same…

P.E.I., Quebec intervene in Saskatchewan’s legal challenge of carbon tax

Prince Edward Island and Quebec have petitioned to become interveners in Saskatchewan’s legal challenge of the federal carbon tax. Story continues below P.E.I.’s Progressive Conservative Premier Dennis King says he does not want to be seen as a Progressive Conservative premier…