Good News for Alberta

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I sure hope he doesn't forget to include all of his loyal supporters in the BC Interior.

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-ne ... ice-kenney

But then why should they matter?

Any gas they receive will be gouged at the pumps.
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For a 'corus of entertainment,' join in on the Jason Kenney radio show.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ ... -1.6378017
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Phil Intheblank wrote: Mar 9th, 2022, 9:07 am For a 'corus of entertainment,' join in on the Jason Kenney radio show.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ ... -1.6378017
Ah, good old CBC.
Of course they allow comments so the Alberta haters can spew ther vitriol.
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bb49 wrote: Mar 9th, 2022, 10:42 am
Phil Intheblank wrote: Mar 9th, 2022, 9:07 am For a 'corus of entertainment,' join in on the Jason Kenney radio show.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ ... -1.6378017
Ah, good old CBC.
Of course they allow comments so the Alberta haters can spew ther vitriol.
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Because 'm not an Alberta hater.
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bb49 wrote: Mar 9th, 2022, 10:42 am
Phil Intheblank wrote: Mar 9th, 2022, 9:07 am For a 'corus of entertainment,' join in on the Jason Kenney radio show.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ ... -1.6378017
Ah, good old CBC.
Of course they allow comments so the Alberta haters can spew ther vitriol.
Yup. What a joke.
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"Prices have soared as high as $1.57/liter." Poor babies, how do they bear it ? It will be interesting to see what his "plan" turns out to be. Of course this has nothing to do with his reputation being in the toilet right now and that he sees the premiership slipping away, and with it his political future.

https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/colum ... -his-party
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fluffy wrote: Mar 12th, 2022, 7:47 am "Prices have soared as high as $1.57/liter." Poor babies, how do they bear it ? It will be interesting to see what his "plan" turns out to be. Of course this has nothing to do with his reputation being in the toilet right now and that he sees the premiership slipping away, and with it his political future.

https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/colum ... -his-party
Sounds like Kenney is doing a fantastic job, and Alberta is really turning around. The last thing Alberta needs right now is a regressive NDP government, killing jobs and the economy with nutty and absurd policies designed to kill Alberta's economy all in the name of apocalyptic fairy tales.
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One to keep an eye on is the upcoming by-election in the Ft. McMurray - Lac La Biche riding taking place this Tuesday. The seat has been empty since UCP MLA Laila Goodridge resigned to successfully run as a CPC Candidate in the last federal election. Ms. Goodridge held the Ft Mac seat since former MLA and then Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean resigned to run against Jason Kenney for leadership of the newly formed UCP, the result of a merger between the Wildrose Party and the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. On the slate Tuesday will be Brian Jean, who has made clear his intention to unseat Kenney as leader of the UCP, two-time also-ran NDP candidate Ariana Mancini who placed a respectable second against both Jean and Goodridge in the two past Ft Mac by-elections, and long-time Alberta conservative politician Paul Hinman, now running under the banner of the Wildrose Independence Party, a party formed in 2020 through the merger of Wexit Alberta and the Freedom Conservative Party and unaffiliated with past parties bearing the "Wildrose" name.

Given Brian Jeans history, Kenney's current lack of popularity, and the obvious "home court" advantage, I'm thinking that Brian is a shoo-in come Tuesday, but how far behind him the other contenders come in will be a telling barometer of the prevailing provincial sentiment, particularly when it comes to the NDP and far-right WIP parties. There is still lingering bad blood between Jean and Kenny over some questionable tactics on Kenney's part during the 2017 UCP leadership contest. A considerable part of Jean's supporting base in the Ft Mac -Lac La Biche riding could be looking for some pay-back.
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https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#362624
An oil and gas labour shortage is one of the factors that could prevent Canada from moving quickly to address energy demand in the wake of U.S. sanctions against Russia.

Industry experts say Canada has the capacity to export an additional 200,000 to 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil to the U.S.

The U.S. is facing a shortfall of approximately 700,000 barrels per day after President Joe Biden banned imports of Russian petroleum products earlier this week.

But members of Canada's oil and gas industry says their ability to ramp up production will be hampered by a lack of workers.

Many oil and gas workers left the industry entirely over the course of a seven-year downturn in energy prices.

Now that prices are soaring, companies are trying to entice workers back to the sector. But industry insiders say finding enough people to bring on additional rigs in the short-term won't be easy.
Fluffy - you may see that rise in oil worker salaries you keep claiming won't happen. I don't think the oil companies will have much choice to entice workers back to the industry, given the massive demand. One thing you can say about US Democrats, they sure know how to trigger a giant increase in oil prices.
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The Green Barbarian wrote: Mar 13th, 2022, 4:05 pmFluffy - you may see that rise in oil worker salaries you keep claiming won't happen. I don't think the oil companies will have much choice to entice workers back to the industry, given the massive demand. One thing you can say about US Democrats, they sure know how to trigger a giant increase in oil prices.
I don't recall saying that salaries won't rise, I said that salaries have been declining, so enough with the lies already. Maybe declining wages are a big part of why they're having a hard time finding workers? Finding steady work in the oilfield is a challenge too, a huge number of tradesmen can only find work during shutdowns. It's hardly a surprise so many have moved on.
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fluffy wrote: Mar 13th, 2022, 6:21 pm

I don't recall saying that salaries won't rise, I said that salaries have been declining, so enough with the lies already.
Right, the lie you were peddling, backed up by those utter lying fools at the CCPA, was that "salaries are declining", which is as laughable as it is untrue.

At any rate, while salaries weren't declining as some fools may have been suggesting, they definitely are going to be going up now.
Maybe declining wages are a big part of why they're having a hard time finding workers?
Probably the lack of jobs thing was more playing a role than fairy tales about falling salaries.
Finding steady work in the oilfield is a challenge too, a huge number of tradesmen can only find work during shutdowns. It's hardly a surprise so many have moved on.
This I can agree with.
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fluffy wrote: Mar 13th, 2022, 6:21 pm I don't recall saying that salaries won't rise, I said that salaries have been declining, so enough with the lies already. Maybe declining wages are a big part of why they're having a hard time finding workers? Finding steady work in the oilfield is a challenge too, a huge number of tradesmen can only find work during shutdowns. It's hardly a surprise so many have moved on.
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fluffy wrote: Mar 12th, 2022, 7:47 am "Prices have soared as high as $1.57/liter." Poor babies, how do they bear it ? It will be interesting to see what his "plan" turns out to be. Of course this has nothing to do with his reputation being in the toilet right now and that he sees the premiership slipping away, and with it his political future.

https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/colum ... -his-party
Yup. Thankfully there is good news in Alberta as the election to finally give the incompetent UCP the boot is fast approaching.
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Is anyone surprised by this? Of course the NDP was a disaster...everyone knows this...
Corbella: Alberta's good news budget shows UCP policies work and NDP's were a disaster
For the first time since 2014-15 Alberta's budget is balanced with a projected surplus of $511 million

Sometimes we just need to hear some good news. Alberta’s budget for 2022 provides lots of it, even if it means you have to plow through a bunch of numbers to find it.

It also contains a warning. It displays the stark contrast between what Alberta would be facing today if we still had an NDP government as opposed to the UCP government.

For the first time since 2014-15, Alberta’s budget is balanced, with a projected surplus of $511 million.

Government revenues hit $61.7 billion, up $18 billion from what was budgeted — most of that ($10.4 billion) coming from oil and gas revenues, $3 billion in income taxes, $2.5 billion in investment income and $1.1 billion in federal transfers — showing that revenues were generally higher in all categories.

When we recall that just two years ago the price of Alberta oil had plunged into negative territory, that’s a big turnaround, largely as a result of reopening worldwide economies following the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions and the resulting ballooning demand for energy.
https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/colum ... a-disaster
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