B.C. native leaders would welcome Jim Prentice as Alberta premier
The prospect of Jim Prentice becoming Alberta premier is good news for B.C. First Nations opposed to Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline project, aboriginal leaders said Wednesday. Prentice, a Bay Street banker and former federal minister of the environment and aboriginal affairs, is expected to announce that he will seek to replace Alison Redford as Progressive Conservative leader, and premier.