Economy

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Mar 25, 2019
Premier Rachel Notley announces a Made-in-Alberta energy strategy in February 2019. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr

The 'Alberta Advantage' was dependence

Mercedes Allen
Albertans looked to Rachel Notley to lead them through a transition, and somewhere along the way, industry convinced the government and the public alike that the transition needed was a pipeline.
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Mar 20, 2019
U.K. industrial hemp farm, 2007. Photo: Nabokov/Wikimedia Commons

Welcome to the hemp economy

Penney Kome
A reclaimed industry produces renewable food, shelter, clothing, and medicine, from one crop -- and we have hardly begun to explore the potential of the hemp plant's 25,000 marketable products.
Blog
Mar 12, 2019

Making the energy transition in a decade

Penney Kome
We have 12 years to curb climate breakdown. Experts supplied the science. Now youth and the increasingly militant climate justice movement are keeping up the pressure.

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