Renewable power has high cost, Fraser Institute says, but province calls it 'unrealistic'

Renewable power has high cost, Fraser Institute says, but province calls it 'unrealistic'

The Fraser Institute has published a paper indicating that if Alberta converted its power generation away from fossil fuels, it would result in huge added costs. (File) The Fraser Institute has published a paper indicating that if Alberta converted its power generation away from fossil fuels, it would result in huge added costs. (File)

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WATCH LIVE | Under scrutiny, minister says RCMP's yearslong use of spyware tools is limited

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is defending the RCMP’s yearslong and undisclosed use of spyware capable of accessing cell phone and computer microphones, cameras and other data as part of dozens of major investigations. Testifying before a parliamentary committee on Monday, Mendicino said the national police force's use of these tools has only be permitted in 'the most serious offences.'