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Response to Letter Campaign on Supporting Canada's Energy Industry

Over 2,000 Albertans have emailed myself and my fellow Alberta Senators this month asking us to stand up for Alberta's energy industry. Read my response below.    Dear Constituent,  Thank you for contacting my office on this important issue.  As an elected Senator from Alberta, I am proud to be a fierce and longstanding advocate for Albertan interests – including for our energy sector. Over the last few years, I led the charge against the two bills which directly attacked the i…
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Federal Cabinet invited to meet in Alberta and see effects of federal policies

News Release The Prime Minister has been asked by Senator Black to hold a cabinet meeting in Alberta and to see firsthand the devastation caused to the province by government policies.   In a letter to the Prime Minister today, Senator Black has suggested a Cabinet meeting in Alberta would be beneficial to government and would be a big statement to Albertans that the government will address their concerns.   Related Links View a copy of the letter sent to the Prime…
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2019 Holiday Card Winner

2019 Holiday Card Contest Winner is Edmoton's Spencer Mah As you may know, every year I host a friendly competition for Alberta children to design my holiday card. The goal of this is project is to promote interest and participation in the arts while allowing children to express their creativeness and artistic skill.  Children that submit their designs and artwork have the chance to be featured on my Senate Christmas card which I send to colleagues, the diplomati…
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Statement on Western Canada Engagement Endorsement

Statement by the Honourable Doug Black Today, Alberta Elected Senator Doug Black issued the following statement: "I have seen a news release from the Mayor of Lethbridge, with the support of many Albertans, suggesting to the Prime Minister that I should be asked to help with the western Canada engagement. I am very flattered and humbled by this. If the Prime Minister asks, I am ready to help and would be delighted to help build a plan to re-invigorate western Canada.…
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