Hon. Betty E. Unger is an Alberta Senator, elected by Albertans
and appointed by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Recent Articles

Senate 150th Anniversary Medals to be awarded to seven Albertans in recognition of significant contributions made to their communities

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, April 24, 2018 – Senator Betty Unger will be awarding the Senate of Canada’s 150th Commemorative Medal to three Alberta residents and four Alberta organizations in recognition of their significant contributions to their communities. “This medal celebrates the sesquicentennial anniversary of the first sitting of the Senate on November […]

Corporate welfare won’t resolve the Kinder Morgan dispute

Mark Milke Special to the Globe and Mail Mark Milke is the author of multiple studies on the economics of subsidies to business. One of the great myths circulated by the anti-energy crowd in Canada is that the energy sector is heavily subsidized by taxpayers. Instead, as I found in my 2017 study for the […]

Senator Unger to Trudeau: Get home and take action on Trans Mountain!

News Release For immediate release Ottawa, February 22, 2018 – Senator Betty Unger is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for showing no leadership on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “The Prime Minister is missing in action at an extremely critical time,” Senator Unger said. “It’s been over 3 weeks since BC announced its intention […]