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Alberta Premier Alison Redford greets supporters during the Premier's Stampede Breakfast in Aldersyde, Alberta Sunday, July 7, 2013.
Alberta Premier Alison Redford greets supporters during the Premier's Stampede Breakfast in Aldersyde, Alberta Sunday, July 7, 2013.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Alberta to invest in energy projects that may be outside the province

In a move reminiscent of the Lougheed era, the Alberta government introduced legislation last week to make it easier for public dollars to go towards loans or investments in projects that will help get better prices for province’s oil and natural gas – and get resources out of the landlocked province and onwards to foreign and domestic markets.