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Weekly Roundup #32


The long-awaited report on Alberta’s finances was released last week and lays out a framework for the soon-to-come fall budget. Below you’ll find a recap on the 26 recommendations laid out in the report, along with a recap of other stories you don’t want to miss. […]

Weekly Roundup #322019-09-10T16:36:11+00:00

Manitoba Election 2019


While most of the country is focussing on summer vacations and the odd SNC Lavalin scandal, Manitobans are in the midst of a provincial election campaign. First elected with a record majority in April 2016, the Progressive Conservatives, led by Premier Brian Pallister have opted for an early election call citing the 150-anniversary celebrations in [...]

Manitoba Election 20192019-08-23T21:28:23+00:00

Weekly Roundup #29


This week’s roundup finds us focusing heavily on the portfolio of Energy Minister Sonya Savage. Less than four months after the general election, it’s clear that she is a star of Premier Kenney’s cabinet, and entrusted with a great deal of complex files. If energy companies had any say in the matter, you’d also see [...]

Weekly Roundup #292019-08-02T18:31:13+00:00

Weekly Roundup #28


We hope you’re enjoying your summer and have recovered from any Stampede hangovers. We’ve had a busy summer so far, launching our new website, adding some new talent to our roster, and relocating our downtown Calgary office. You can find us in our new digs at the Petex Building, Suite 430, 600 6 Avenue SW. [...]

Weekly Roundup #282019-07-26T17:11:00+00:00

Done deal? Calgary’s event centre agreement now in Council’s hands


By Keith McLaughlin, Senior Consultant New West Public Affairs - keith.mclaughlin@newwestpublicaffairs.ca On July 22nd the City of Calgary, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC), the Calgary Stampede and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) announced they have agreed on a $550 million deal to construct a new event centre to replace the aging Saddledome. New West Public [...]

Done deal? Calgary’s event centre agreement now in Council’s hands2019-07-24T18:39:24+00:00

Weekly Roundup #26


Filibusters, waffles and war rooms, oh my! It’s been a busy week in Alberta politics with round the clock debates, further discussion on the establishment of an energy war room in Calgary and a major push from the UCP government to get a yes on the Trans Mountain Expansion project. Below you’ll find a recap of key [...]

Weekly Roundup #262019-06-14T19:13:55+00:00