National Newswatch

As the price of oil crashed to record levels, the federal help flagged on Wednesday to arrive in “hours, possibly days” by Finance Minister Bill Morneau took on new importance in Canada’s energy sector.

More information on the specifics of that federal help have yet to be revealed.

Speaking on Friday after Western Canadian Select (WCS) fell to a record low of $4.58 per barrel, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney called for an aggressive approach from governments across North America.

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