Archive for the 'Alberta Government' Category

Coal-Fired Electricity Heavily Subsidized by Albertans and It’s Killing Us

• April 21, 2014 • Comments Off on Coal-Fired Electricity Heavily Subsidized by Albertans and It’s Killing Us

Costs of Overhead Transmission Lines in Alberta

• July 29, 2013 • Comments Off on Costs of Overhead Transmission Lines in Alberta

Heartland Power Line Construction Continued During Nesting Season

• July 1, 2013 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Construction Continued During Nesting Season

Heartland Power Line – Previous Alberta Minister’s Assurances Mean Nothing

• March 26, 2013 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line – Previous Alberta Minister’s Assurances Mean Nothing

Alberta Electricity Transmission Timeline

• January 18, 2013 • Comments Off on Alberta Electricity Transmission Timeline

Customers Willing to Pay to Get Transmission Lines Buried

• December 26, 2012 • Comments Off on Customers Willing to Pay to Get Transmission Lines Buried

The Inside Story on AltaLink’s Parent Company – SNC-Lavalin

• September 27, 2012 • Comments Off on The Inside Story on AltaLink’s Parent Company – SNC-Lavalin

Western Alberta Transmission Line Not Needed

• September 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Western Alberta Transmission Line Not Needed

New Schools Open While Colchester School Will Close

• August 28, 2012 • Comments Off on New Schools Open While Colchester School Will Close

Upset about the Heartland Power Line?

• August 19, 2012 • Comments Off on Upset about the Heartland Power Line?

Western Alberta Transmission Line Unconstitutional

• July 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Western Alberta Transmission Line Unconstitutional

Opposition to AltaLink’s Western Alberta Transmission Line Continues

• July 16, 2012 • Comments Off on Opposition to AltaLink’s Western Alberta Transmission Line Continues

Alberta’s Electricity Deregulation a Colossal Failure

• July 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta’s Electricity Deregulation a Colossal Failure

Why Were Blackouts Kept Secret?

• July 12, 2012 • Comments Off on Why Were Blackouts Kept Secret?

More on AESO-Ordered Blackouts Throughout Alberta

• July 10, 2012 • Comments Off on More on AESO-Ordered Blackouts Throughout Alberta

More Collusion in Alberta’s Electricity Industry?

• July 9, 2012 • Comments Off on More Collusion in Alberta’s Electricity Industry?

Landowner Rights vs. Industry Powers in Alberta

• July 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Landowner Rights vs. Industry Powers in Alberta

Heartland Transmission Project Update

• June 26, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Transmission Project Update

AUC Rejects Landowner Request for Adjournment

• June 14, 2012 • Comments Off on AUC Rejects Landowner Request for Adjournment

AUC Hearing on Another Unnecessary Power Line

• June 11, 2012 • Comments Off on AUC Hearing on Another Unnecessary Power Line

Antelope Valley Clearview Transmission Project – Underground

• June 6, 2012 • Comments Off on Antelope Valley Clearview Transmission Project – Underground

Heartland Power Line Battle Not Over

• May 18, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Battle Not Over

Wildrose Critic to Bird-Dog AltaLink Power Lines

• May 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Wildrose Critic to Bird-Dog AltaLink Power Lines

Towers Kill Millions of Birds

• April 29, 2012 • Comments Off on Towers Kill Millions of Birds

Why Support Coal-Fired Power Generation?

• April 28, 2012 • Comments Off on Why Support Coal-Fired Power Generation?

Unnecessary New Power Lines Add to AltaLink Profits

• April 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Unnecessary New Power Lines Add to AltaLink Profits

Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Candidates’ Views on Heartland Line

• April 22, 2012 • Comments Off on Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Candidates’ Views on Heartland Line

Strathcona-Sherwood Park Candidates’ Views on Heartland Line

• April 22, 2012 • Comments Off on Strathcona-Sherwood Park Candidates’ Views on Heartland Line

Dave Quest on Defensive Re Power Lines

• April 12, 2012 • Comments Off on Dave Quest on Defensive Re Power Lines

Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Power Line

• April 9, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Power Line

Ted Morton in Trouble Over Power Lines

• April 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Ted Morton in Trouble Over Power Lines

PCs Promise More Schools While They Close Another One Down

• April 5, 2012 • Comments Off on PCs Promise More Schools While They Close Another One Down

More on TransAlta’s Power Price Manipulation

• April 5, 2012 • Comments Off on More on TransAlta’s Power Price Manipulation

Electricity Hot Issue on Alberta Campaign Trail

• April 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Electricity Hot Issue on Alberta Campaign Trail

Transmission Companies Donate to Alberta PC Party

• April 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Transmission Companies Donate to Alberta PC Party

Garnett Genuis Fighting Unnecessary Heartland Line

• April 2, 2012 • Comments Off on Garnett Genuis Fighting Unnecessary Heartland Line

Ignore the Promises – Look at the Record

• March 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Ignore the Promises – Look at the Record

Bill 50 Power Lines in Alberta May Be Stopped

• March 30, 2012 • Comments Off on Bill 50 Power Lines in Alberta May Be Stopped

SNC-Lavalin CEO Resigns Amid Allegations

• March 26, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin CEO Resigns Amid Allegations

RETA Executive Director Stepping Aside

• March 25, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Executive Director Stepping Aside

Power Lines Among Many Broken Promises by Premier Redford

• March 23, 2012 • Comments Off on Power Lines Among Many Broken Promises by Premier Redford

Alberta Farmers Angry Over High Power Costs

• March 21, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta Farmers Angry Over High Power Costs

Making Money By Making Friends: SNC-Lavalin/AltaLink & Alberta PC Party

• March 20, 2012 • Comments Off on Making Money By Making Friends: SNC-Lavalin/AltaLink & Alberta PC Party

Power Exports Reason for Power Line Overbuild

• March 20, 2012 • Comments Off on Power Exports Reason for Power Line Overbuild

Election Call Imminent

• March 19, 2012 • Comments Off on Election Call Imminent

Canada-Libya Chamber of Commerce formed, SNC-Lavalin not invited

• March 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Canada-Libya Chamber of Commerce formed, SNC-Lavalin not invited

Alberta P.C. Government Hypocrisy on Schools

• March 16, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta P.C. Government Hypocrisy on Schools

RETA to Release Paper on AltaLink / PC Relationship

• March 16, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA to Release Paper on AltaLink / PC Relationship

Ted Morton – Old Video Shows He Opposes Transmission Line ‘Overbuild’

• March 12, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Election Call Imminent

• March 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Election Call Imminent

Heartland Power Line – Court of Appeal

• March 7, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line – Court of Appeal

Keith Wilson to Speak in St. Paul

• March 6, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Government Doing Nothing to Address Electricity Costs

• March 3, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Building a Forward-Looking Electricity System

• March 2, 2012 • Leave a Comment

SNC-Lavalin Scandal Continues

• February 28, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Scandal Continues

They’re Burying Lines Everywhere Else But Alberta

• February 28, 2012 • Comments Off on They’re Burying Lines Everywhere Else But Alberta

When You’re in a Hole, Stop Digging

• February 27, 2012 • Leave a Comment

AltaLink Earnings Up 87 Percent

• February 24, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink Earnings Up 87 Percent

Government Pushing North-South Lines Forward

• February 23, 2012 • Leave a Comment

RETA Developing TV Ads

• February 22, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Developing TV Ads

RETA ED on Breakfast TV

• February 22, 2012 • Leave a Comment

RETA Campaign Continues

• February 21, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Industrial Power Consumers Association Speaks Out

• February 18, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Premier Redford Taken to Task by Strathcona County Mayor Linda Osinchuk

• February 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Premier Redford Taken to Task by Strathcona County Mayor Linda Osinchuk

Premier Redford Spreads Misinformation at Sherwood Park Chamber Meeting

• February 15, 2012 • Comments Off on Premier Redford Spreads Misinformation at Sherwood Park Chamber Meeting

Industrial and Residential Consumers Speak Out Against Unneeded Transmission Lines

• February 15, 2012 • Comments Off on Industrial and Residential Consumers Speak Out Against Unneeded Transmission Lines

RETA Members Prepare to Face Alison Redford

• February 14, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Members Prepare to Face Alison Redford

Danielle Smith on the Heartland Line

• February 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Danielle Smith on the Heartland Line

‘Independent’ Panel Parrots the Government Line on North-South Lines

• February 14, 2012 • Comments Off on ‘Independent’ Panel Parrots the Government Line on North-South Lines

Dontclosemyschool.com Media Coverage

• February 13, 2012 • Comments Off on Dontclosemyschool.com Media Coverage

RETA Releases New Ads

• February 13, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Releases New Ads

Budget Offers Nothing for Colchester Students

• February 11, 2012 • Comments Off on Budget Offers Nothing for Colchester Students

Danielle Smith meets with RETA and other Transmission Line Stakeholders

• February 9, 2012 • Comments Off on Danielle Smith meets with RETA and other Transmission Line Stakeholders

Danielle Smith coming back to Sherwood Park, meeting with RETA

• February 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Danielle Smith coming back to Sherwood Park, meeting with RETA

Don’t give up, it’s not over

• February 7, 2012 • Comments Off on Don’t give up, it’s not over

Danielle Smith says “Bury the Line”

• February 1, 2012 • Comments Off on Danielle Smith says “Bury the Line”

Sherwood Park PCs are Divided and Frustrated

• February 1, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park PCs are Divided and Frustrated

Colchester Fights On, Power Companies Sow Confusion

• January 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Colchester Fights On, Power Companies Sow Confusion

Want to Encourage Upgrading? Why not Lower Transmission Costs!

• January 29, 2012 • Comments Off on Want to Encourage Upgrading? Why not Lower Transmission Costs!

Power Price is Not Market-Based: Joe Anglin

• January 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Power Price is Not Market-Based: Joe Anglin

RETA Executive Director Responds to Sherwood Park Independent

• January 27, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Executive Director Responds to Sherwood Park Independent

Is More Democracy the Answer?

• January 26, 2012 • Comments Off on Is More Democracy the Answer?

How Do We Fix Electricity Transmission in Alberta?

• January 24, 2012 • Comments Off on How Do We Fix Electricity Transmission in Alberta?

4 Candidates Fighting the Heartland Transmission Line

• January 22, 2012 • Comments Off on 4 Candidates Fighting the Heartland Transmission Line

Heartland Line Must be Reviewed

• January 22, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Line Must be Reviewed

Sherwood Park PC Nomination and Newt Gingrich

• January 21, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park PC Nomination and Newt Gingrich

AltaLink Offers to Cost-Share Burying Heartland line by Colchester School

• January 20, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink Offers to Cost-Share Burying Heartland line by Colchester School

Letters to the Editor Respond to Sherwood Park News Editorial (full version)

• January 20, 2012 • Comments Off on Letters to the Editor Respond to Sherwood Park News Editorial (full version)

Two New Power Lines Not Needed

• January 18, 2012 • Comments Off on Two New Power Lines Not Needed

Sherwood Park News Editorial Gets it Wrong

• January 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park News Editorial Gets it Wrong

Spending our Money BEFORE Transmission Lines Approved

• January 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Spending our Money BEFORE Transmission Lines Approved

Pipelines or Heartland Power Line – Not Both

• January 16, 2012 • Comments Off on Pipelines or Heartland Power Line – Not Both

Colchester School Supports RETA AUC Heartland Appeal

• January 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Colchester School Supports RETA AUC Heartland Appeal

Flashback: Ted Morton Had it Right

• January 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Flashback: Ted Morton Had it Right

More Wildrose Candidates Support RETA’s Appeal

• January 13, 2012 • Comments Off on More Wildrose Candidates Support RETA’s Appeal

More on School Closing Due to Heartland Line

• January 11, 2012 • Comments Off on More on School Closing Due to Heartland Line

Utility Companies Proposed Route Changes are another Smokescreen

• January 11, 2012 • Comments Off on Utility Companies Proposed Route Changes are another Smokescreen

Power Line Review Committee Told Lines Not Needed

• January 9, 2012 • Comments Off on Power Line Review Committee Told Lines Not Needed

Bury Power Line Says U.S. Presidential Candidate

• January 6, 2012 • Comments Off on Bury Power Line Says U.S. Presidential Candidate

Australia Moving Towards More Undergrounding

• January 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Australia Moving Towards More Undergrounding

Happy New Year, and Take Heart!

• January 1, 2012 • Comments Off on Happy New Year, and Take Heart!

RETA Supports Strathcona County Appeal

• November 29, 2011 • Comments Off on RETA Supports Strathcona County Appeal

RETA to Appeal AUC Heartland Line Decision

• November 28, 2011 • Comments Off on RETA to Appeal AUC Heartland Line Decision

Redford Defends Bill 50 on Power Lines

• November 27, 2011 • Comments Off on Redford Defends Bill 50 on Power Lines

True Costs of Burying Heartland Line Required

• November 25, 2011 • Comments Off on True Costs of Burying Heartland Line Required

Strathcona County Mayor Criticizes Heartland Line

• November 24, 2011 • Comments Off on Strathcona County Mayor Criticizes Heartland Line

Pressure Grows to Bury Power Lines

• November 21, 2011 • Comments Off on Pressure Grows to Bury Power Lines

Heartland Line – Most Contentious Issue in Years

• November 17, 2011 • Comments Off on Heartland Line – Most Contentious Issue in Years

AUC Heartland Power Line Decision – Fallout

• November 15, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Power Line Decision – Fallout

Colchester School to Fight Heartland Power Line Decision

• November 15, 2011 • Comments Off on Colchester School to Fight Heartland Power Line Decision

Alberta Government Flip Flop on Heartland Power Line

• November 15, 2011 • Comments Off on Alberta Government Flip Flop on Heartland Power Line

Power Line Meeting: Fate of Colchester Elementary School

• November 14, 2011 • Comments Off on Power Line Meeting: Fate of Colchester Elementary School

Heartland Line Goes Overhead!

• November 1, 2011 • Comments Off on Heartland Line Goes Overhead!

Premier Must Consider Heartland Facts

• October 14, 2011 • Comments Off on Premier Must Consider Heartland Facts

Bill 50 Must Be Scrapped

• October 11, 2011 • Comments Off on Bill 50 Must Be Scrapped

Heartland Power Line Not Needed

• October 8, 2011 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Not Needed

Premier-Designate Redford Speaks on Power Lines

• October 4, 2011 • Comments Off on Premier-Designate Redford Speaks on Power Lines

Thank You Gary Mar

• October 3, 2011 • Comments Off on Thank You Gary Mar

P.C. Leadership Candidates – Power Lines

• September 28, 2011 • Comments Off on P.C. Leadership Candidates – Power Lines

More on SNC-Lavalin and AltaLink

• September 22, 2011 • Comments Off on More on SNC-Lavalin and AltaLink

Kill Bill 50

• September 18, 2011 • Comments Off on Kill Bill 50

Rick Orman for Premier

• September 13, 2011 • Comments Off on Rick Orman for Premier

Repeal Bill 50 Says New Alberta Liberal Leader

• September 11, 2011 • Comments Off on Repeal Bill 50 Says New Alberta Liberal Leader

Vote to Bury the Heartland Power Line

• September 9, 2011 • Comments Off on Vote to Bury the Heartland Power Line

Negative Health Effects of EMFs Proven

• August 4, 2011 • Comments Off on Negative Health Effects of EMFs Proven

Tornadoes Topple High Voltage Towers

• July 30, 2011 • Comments Off on Tornadoes Topple High Voltage Towers

Why Would MLA Dave Quest Support Doug Horner?

• July 11, 2011 • Comments Off on Why Would MLA Dave Quest Support Doug Horner?

Heartland Power Line Hearing – Final Arguments

• June 23, 2011 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Hearing – Final Arguments

Electricity Export from Alberta to United States

• May 26, 2011 • Comments Off on Electricity Export from Alberta to United States

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 24

• May 17, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 24

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 23

• May 13, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 23

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 21

• May 12, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 21

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 19

• May 11, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 19

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 18

• May 7, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 18

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 16

• May 4, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 16

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 14

• May 3, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 14

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 12

• April 29, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 12

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 8

• April 21, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 8

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 7

• April 20, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 7

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 6

• April 18, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 6

AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 3

• April 14, 2011 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Hearing – Day 3

Request to Suspend Heartland Hearing

• April 7, 2011 • Comments Off on Request to Suspend Heartland Hearing

It’s Time for the Truth about Electricity

• March 30, 2011 • Comments Off on It’s Time for the Truth about Electricity

Successful Bury The Line Public Rally

• March 20, 2011 • Comments Off on Successful Bury The Line Public Rally

Bury The Line Rally Media Advisory

• March 14, 2011 • Comments Off on Bury The Line Rally Media Advisory

Alberta Energy Minister Ignores the Facts

• March 10, 2011 • Comments Off on Alberta Energy Minister Ignores the Facts

P.C. MLAs Don’t Answer Questions

• March 7, 2011 • Comments Off on P.C. MLAs Don’t Answer Questions

Landowners Against Bills 19, 36, 50

• February 6, 2011 • Comments Off on Landowners Against Bills 19, 36, 50

RETA Asks MLAs Power Line Questions

• February 2, 2011 • Comments Off on RETA Asks MLAs Power Line Questions

Heartland Power Line Would Close School

• January 20, 2011 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Would Close School