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Change of Alberta health ministers no reason to halt reforms

AEG Vice-President David MacLean Monday, January 25, 2010 Is Premier Ed Stelmach waving a white flag on health reform? We hoped the promotion of Edmonton MLA Gene Zwozdesky by Stelmach to health minister wouldn’t signal a wholesale change in direction from that of outgoing minister Ron Liepert, but recent policy pronouncements by Zwozdesky suggest this… Read more »

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Alberta oil under microscope in Ottawa protest

September 26, 2011 Calgary Herald By Trish Audette  EDMONTON – Environmental groups are hoping to trigger what they call the “largest civil disobedience action in the history of Canada’s climate movement” Monday in Ottawa — a sit-in on Parliament Hill to protest federal government support of Alberta’s oilsands. “This isn’t about condemning anybody that works… Read more »

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Canada Connects — A look back

The following is the text of a guest blog post written by AEG Vice President David MacLean as it appeared on the Edmonton Journal’s “Edmonton Commons” blog. May 26, 2011 Prominent Edmonton social media gent and vice-president of the Alberta Enterprise Group, David MacLean, is leading a delegation to Washington this week. He reports from… Read more »

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Province wise to take role in developing carbon-capture technology

Opinion Editorial by AEG President Tim Shipton Edmonton Journal June 21, 2011 Opposition parties in Alberta unanimously oppose the government’s $2-billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) plan, but we think Albertans need to separate the politics from the reality of living in an oil-producing province such as Alberta. The reality we face as a society… Read more »

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Canada Connects: Canadian business leaders to connect with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

May 18, 2011 EDMONTON: Promoting the shared prosperity of a stronger trade relationship and telling Canada’s story on our own terms top the agenda as the Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) leads a multi-sector delegation of Canadian business leaders to Washington, D.C. During the Canada Connects Mission, May 23-25, 2011, the delegation will engage key U.S. decision-makers… Read more »

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AEG’s David MacLean talking controversial powerline project

AEG’s David MacLean took on the controversial Heartland Transmission project with Responsible Electricity Transmission for Albertans’ John Kristenson. AEG is suggesting the cost of burying the lines is prohibitive and health concerns about EMF from overhead lines are overblown. Click here to watch the discussion.