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What’s New with the Carbon Tax

On January 1, 2018, the Alberta carbon levy increased from $20/T to $30/T. Beyond 2018, there is an intention to increase it further, but no firm schedule for doing so. However, pending Federal legislation will require a rate of $50/T by 2022, and it is the expressed intention of the NDP government to meet the …

2018 New Year’s Message from Romy Tittel

In my own business, my husband and I usually take the time off between Christmas and New Year to take stock of what has happened and what we want to see moving forward. It has been a very hectic time since my leadership win in early November but I have managed to take a couple …

Southwest Ring Road Wetlands Crossing Letter of Concern

December 26, 2017 Government of Alberta Minister of Environment and Parks Dear Ms. Shannon Phillips I am writing to you today to discuss the SWRR bridge design over the Elbow River/Weaselhead area and the subsequent EAB hearing and its related report. (November 24th, 2017 Environmental Appeals Board’s decision and recommendation report related to the Public …

T’is the Season for Giving

All of us at the Green Party of Alberta would like to wish you a joyous holiday season. We thank you for your continued support of all of our efforts. Our leader Romy Tittel would like to give each of you a copy of her e-book “Not Your Grandmother’s Gingerbread Projects”. Download here.

Discussing Climate Change

Effective communication can be one of our biggest challenges both in our professional and personal lives. Talking about climate change can be difficult and uncomfortable at times. Thankfully British communications specialist and writer George Marshall has a few tips on how we can effectively message Climate Change here in Alberta. According to George Marshall, arguing …

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Green Party of Alberta would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge those with disabilities and their desire to have full and safe access to all aspects of our society. I would also like to add that at this point in our civilizations history, the need to label a human being must come to …

The Many Faces of Methane

Methane takes a place in our lives in many different ways. We may call it natural gas, or CH4, or the clean bridge fuel to a low-carbon economy. Methane burns much cleaner than coal, releasing virtually no airborne toxins. By weight, it also has a higher energy content than coal or oil and can be …