Tax cuts and a ‘war room’: Jason Kenney’s five key economic policies

Here are the five planks of Alberta Premier-Designate Jason Kenney’s economic platform:

  • Repealing the carbon tax
  • Turning off oil taps to B.C. over Trans Mountain
  • Cancelling $3.7 billion in oil by rail contracts
  • Corporate tax cut
  • Opening a war room to fight pipeline protesters.

‘We’re prepared to go the distance here,’ Kenney told the Financial Times, but joint tariffs with the U.S. would require federal approval from Ottawa

Producers, with support from the Alberta government, are exploring whether to create a cartel to manage production and bring stability to the industry

‘This is our hedge that we get at least one major project built. That will ensure the flexibility for the future’: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, National Bank of Canada and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce have all cut rates

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