As the world’s elites gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith slammed the WEF and the Trudeau government for attempting to shut down the oil and gas industry. Smith says a new report on the federal government’s “Just Transition” proposal confirms her “worst fears.”

US Senator Joe Manchin, who was in Davos for the WEF summit, says it makes “no sense” that President Joe Biden has been averse to importing Canadian oil.

Plus, Rachel addresses some of your comments and questions from last week’s episode.

These stories and more on The Alberta Roundup with Rachel Emmanuel!



  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.