Government House Leader Jason Nixon has called Alberta MLAs back to the legislature to debate important legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, support for Albertans, and the province’s economic future.
The Hon. Sonya Savage, LLB, LLM
Sonya Savage is the MLA for Calgary North-West and Alberta’s Energy Minister. Sonya has a Masters of Law in Environment and Energy, with a published thesis on the National Energy Board. She has worked in the pipeline sector for the past 12 years and is currently the Sr. Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), where she handles the large policy files, including regulatory reform, Indigenous reconciliation, legal, environment and climate change. Prior to joining CEPA in 2015, Sonya worked for 9 years at Enbridge where she was responsible for government affairs and public policy. During her time at Enbridge, she worked on numerous pipeline projects, including Northern Gateway, Alberta Clipper and Line 9 pipelines. Prior to Enbridge, Sonya practiced law for 13 years. Sonya has lived in Alberta all her life. She grew up on the family farm east of the city. She’s been an active and well-known member of the conservative movement for over 30 years, since cutting her teeth as the President of the PC Youth in the 1980s.
The Canadian Energy Centre (CEC) is reducing its current operating budget by 90 per cent to reflect needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Energy Minister Sonya Savage issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Trans Mountain expansion.
A government loan to the Orphan Well Association (OWA) will spur the creation of hundreds of green jobs and reduce the number of orphaned wells across Alberta.
Energy Minister Sonya Savage has appointed three members to the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) board.
Government has approved Suncor Energy’s Meadow Creek West project, enabling it to move forward in the best interest of Albertans.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers expects investment in oil and gas will be $25.4 billion this year – up $2 billion from 2019.
Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued the following statement on the recommendation of the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to stop work on major resource projects.