August 30, 2016

Alberta’s “invisible” Energy Minister picks fight with Wildrose leader. Whose side is she on?

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

Alberta’s invisible Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd came back from her summer vacation refreshed and looking for a fight.

But she didn't take on the radical environmentalists who shut down the Energy East hearings in Montreal. Instead, she picked a fight with Wildrose leader Brian Jean for standing up to those same radicals.

Watch my video to see their war of words and why McCuaig-Boyd is wrong to side with the voices of the “No to Everything” crowd.

The anti-oil radicals who hate Alberta pipelines cannot be satiated. Their funding from the Tides Foundation and the Rockefellers depends on their opposition. No amount of steep crippling carbon taxation, energy poverty inflicted on Albertans, or anti Alberta kooks appointed to our energy panels will change that.

There's no need to make Albertans poorer to try to change those minds. Their empty minds are already made up.

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commented 2016-08-31 16:16:18 -0400
Randy Williamson Pulling the victim card is what they are all about.
commented 2016-08-31 15:33:36 -0400
Well, I’d make a critical comment on my opinion on Marg’s actions, but I don’t want to upset her and watch her cry in the legislature about being bullied …..
commented 2016-08-31 14:52:50 -0400
Cameron Robock To succeed you have to try, THEY ARE NOT. How is appointing anti energy advocates who are foreign funded ever going to help alberta, how does flying anti oil anti Albertan stooges from Ontario help us in the west. Never has there been a more incompetent bunch than the NDP. This energy minister is basically useless, she is invisible as the comments state. They have money for pandas and for climate change commercials but not for things that matter. They may not have promised the panda money but they sure as hell can cancel it, The carbon tax and the useless commercials selling the tax grab is pathetic. SO IS THE NDP
commented 2016-08-31 14:40:55 -0400
Wild rose leader in my point of view does not want the Alberta Ndp to succeed in getting energy east. Because that means the Ndp would win the next election. He is proving to me he does not care about Alberta people but himself and his party only.
commented 2016-08-31 11:15:19 -0400
What we are witnessing is the death of the Notley government by one thousand self-inflicted cuts.

The NDP government, once it becomes apparently that they have completely poisoned their chances of re-election, the MLAs will start abandoning their seats. Why face re-election when it’s apparent you will be crushed?

By 2018, the MLAs have to announce if they will seek re-election. Over the course of that year, NDP MLAs will be leaving in droves. Their riding associations will be struggling to find anyone willing to stand in the place of the incumbent. There will be a tremendous amount of infighting as the rats run for the rope.

I maintain that Notley will be the first to leave. She is already preparing her campaign for the leadership of the Federal NDP. If she is successful in that bid, she will be the first one out the door. This could all be over by as early as 2017.
commented 2016-08-31 09:32:21 -0400
Well she is not on the side of alberta or energy workers, The NDP is getting what they wanted shut down the oil industry. I would be amazed if she has even stepped foot in any oil related facility anywhere in the province. She really has no respect from the oil industry in general nor does the NDP. They will be gone next election. People will not even admit to voting for them. Her 48000 new gov workers will not be enough to save them, I doubt most of them will even run in the next election as they already can see the outcome of it. They will be destroyed and they know it.
commented 2016-08-31 02:40:16 -0400
Stephen E…. As per Leviticus 2013… You are evidently missing the point my friend… We are talking real SEPARATION of the Western Provinces from Canada as it exists now… Not some “and/if or deal” or “conditional agreement” or “some asymmetrical lessening” of powers" but a full blown, genuine KISSING OTTAWA’S/THE LAURENTIAN ELITES/BOY BLUNDER TRUDEAU’S BUTTGOODYE”!… And a new deal with the US to obviously realize the Keystone pipeline; a dozen LNG and tanker ports on the West Coast and even Washington State, to export oil/LNG to power hungry China, East Asia and India… Since Quebec has already set the precedent, all it takes is a vote in Western Canada…
commented 2016-08-31 00:46:01 -0400
Cannot wait to see them go.

It will take a year to repeal all their screw ups.
commented 2016-08-30 23:07:47 -0400
Stephen E… I disagree with everything that you said in your posting below this one..
Separation may be our only hope here in the west because how much longer can we afford to save Ontario and Quebec from themselves..
For that matter how much longer do we want to save them from themselves…
commented 2016-08-30 22:44:55 -0400
As always Sheila a very good report.
But looking at her picture I really don’t think she was an extended vacation.
This person does not look healthy on any terms.
My take is extended hospital/recoup time.
commented 2016-08-30 22:32:32 -0400
For those who suggest separation, these would be the state government, so being independent wouldn’t make a difference. You would still have a country that would be screwing you. Keystone would still be blocked, no oil over the Rockies, and no oil to the east. Right now its your provincial government, just like Ontario has Wynne.
commented 2016-08-30 22:24:34 -0400
Someone needs to slap some sense into this Marxist dingbat! I can’t wait until we get to fire her.
commented 2016-08-30 21:12:32 -0400
Of course you’re right Sheila, no amount of anything will ever appease them & not because they’re so anti oil but because this has become their daily job from which they make a living. Too lazy or unable perhaps to work in a real job.
Sheila, can’t stand looking at the clips of Notley with that perpetual cheshire cat grin on her face.
I would like to know why it is we never hear anything about climate change from those scientists with an opposite view, yet the scientist climate change worshippers never shut up.
commented 2016-08-30 20:57:36 -0400
Ken Hanson commented 2 hours ago
Time to separate.

No, we should have done it years ago.
commented 2016-08-30 20:52:11 -0400
Appeasing the nuts on the left is not a new policy. Where do you think all our wind turbines came from? How about carbon capture? I’m sure you can think of a few beauties from the conservative’s days in office. That is what is worrying me with most of our leaders; they all seem to have bought into the CO2 is bad mindset and will enable some form of decisions based on this. I’d like to see our right leaning parties clarify their policy and belief regarding climate change. All we get is an occasional bleep about how they will reverse the tax on carbon or some such comments. No real plan of action.

That the NDP is a joke is not news.
commented 2016-08-30 20:42:51 -0400
Someone better check on Canadian Mongrel. Seeing her at work in the flesh might put old mongrel down, I think he feared she had taken her own advice and moved to BC. The little clip of Nothead stirred more anger in me. I finally figured out a classification for her. Rachael is a dim wit and a bimbo, hence she is a “DIMBO”.

DJBT, the crooner, and 2 witches
commented 2016-08-30 19:01:47 -0400
This air head is a every day union goon a communist nut.
commented 2016-08-30 18:56:57 -0400
Please hide her again.. She looks like a Elisabeth May Blutto doll.
commented 2016-08-30 18:53:20 -0400
Sick of these self righteous pigs. Why do so many of them have wrinkled faces?
This waste of oxygen is attacking someone for doing her job for her.