Tag: Alberta oil inquiry

Allan Inquiry: US NGO Claimed Role in Defeating Conservative Party in 2015

In 2016, a foreign-based organization financed by foreign-based foundations claimed the anti-pipeline campaign it co-ordinated “played a role in helping to unseat the Conservative Party in Alberta and nationally.” This finding was among the examples of political activism by environmental groups revealed in the Alberta government’s inquiry into campaigns against the province’s energy sector, released…

Alberta Inquiry Says it Has Confirmed ‘Significant’ Foreign Funding of Anti-Energy Campaign

The final report of an Alberta government-commissioned inquiry into campaigns against the province’s energy industry says it confirms the existence of “well-funded foreign interests” spreading “misinformation” to landlock Alberta’s oil and gas sector. The report, compiled by forensic and restructuring accountant Steve Allan, was submitted to the provincial government in July, and was made public on Oct….

Judge to Hear Alberta Oil Inquiry Challenge

CALGARY—A judge is to hear arguments this week over whether Alberta’s public inquiry into the purported foreign funding of environmental charities is a valid defence of the province’s ailing oil industry or an attempt to silence dissent. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Karen Horner is to hear a challenge from environmental law charity Ecojustice on…