1/x #cdnpoli http://globalnews.ca/news/6178201/blanchet-kenney-equalization-payments/
Speaking with Mercedes Stephenson, Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet said Jason Kenney has been spreading "false information" about equalization payments.http://globalnews.ca/news/6178201/blanchet-kenney-equalization-payments/
• “Canada does not send a cheque to Quebec. That’s not true. That simply does not exist.”
•“Quebec contributes more to federal income than Alberta does.”
• “We would do better by ourselves without your oil, without your money.”
• the authority of the federal govt (s.92.10) to regulate interprovincial pipelines (and more broadly, internal trade s.121)
IMO Québec was very smart to have had the vision, courage, foresight to have developed its massive clean, renewable hydroelectric resources.
No, M Blanchet, QC is not better off without AB’s oil.
Alberta could use more support from Canada in two areas:
• moving Western energy products safely and efficiently to markets at home and abroad
• transitioning Western oil and natural gas to the “world’s cleanest”
“That's what we're trying to do; take it from 100 to 60 to 0. And I think we can do it...technology can make it happen.”
If you're really entrenched that fossil fuels, especially Canadian ones, are bad, here's some shocking news: Canadian oil and gas is now cleaner and better than the rest.https://www.resourceworks.com/more-canada
17/x #cdnpoli https://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2019/7/suncor-canadian-natural-decrease-ghg-intensity-2018/
The GHG emissions intensity of Canada’s two largest oil and gas producers continues to trend downward. Both Suncor Energy...https://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2019/7/suncor-canadian-natural-decrease-ghg-intensity-2018/
19/x #cdnpoli https://www.imperialoil.ca/en-CA/Sustainability/Environment/Energy-and-carbon-summary
“We're going to focus on net-zero emissions because we believe that's the end game and that's where we need to get to as quickly as possible”
20/x #cdnpoli https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/meg-energy-net-zero-oilsands-christina-lake-1.5303409
MEG Energy says it is developing a pilot project that will provide the runway for the oilsands producer to achieve net-zero emissions.https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/meg-energy-net-zero-oilsands-christina-lake-1.5303409
Alberta is both. And does want your help.