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Jason Kenney makes a timely pitch for Alberta oil to U.S. senators. But will it work?

With skyrocketing gas prices, Washington scrambling for more oil and the U.S. midterm elections around the corner, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s appearance before a U.S. Senate committee to pitch his province’s oil couldn’t come at a better time. The premier, who has championed his province as a trustworthy source of energy to the U.S., …

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Alberta man linked to multi-million dollar hay ‘scam’ in U.S. faces trial in province for similar allegations

An Alberta man who officials say is connected to multi-million dollar hay fraud “scams” in the United States has had a trial set in Canada for similar allegations.  Lawyers for the Crown and Scott James Piggott appeared in court Monday to set a trial date in Lethbridge on the man’s …

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