The new Alberta government has enacted a law enabling it to restrict the flow of oil and gas to neighboring British Columbia, raising the stakes in a spat between Canada’s two westernmost provinces over the Trans Mountain pipeline.  Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and his cabinet were sworn in on Tuesday and proclaimed the “Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act” as their first order of business, Kenney told reporters at a press conference on Wednesday. The legislation, also known as the “turn off the taps” act, had been introduced but not enacted by the previous New Democratic Party government last year in retaliation for British Columbia opposing the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. Trans Mountain carries crude from Alberta’s oil […]