Alberta premier Redford BCs Clark to meet November 5 to talk resource

EDMONTON — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Alberta’s Alison Redford are to meet next month in Vancouver to work on a joint plan to expand energy exports.The two premiers plan to talk on Nov. 5 after Redford delivers a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade.The premiers say they have set the terms of reference for a joint group to explore energy issues.The group is to consult with First Nations, explore resource transportation options, look at how to promote resources and study ways to reduce the impact of oilspills.It is also to examine how to make sure both provinces get a fair share of resource revenues.Alberta has been promoting Calgary-based Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline that would take crude from the oilsands across B.C. to tankers on the coast. read more