Alberta premier worried about layoffs as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

Premier Jason Kenney says time is of the essence as he takes demands for more aid to Alberta businesses to the first ministers meeting in Ottawa this week.

Kenney spoke to reporters Wednesday morning before departing on a flight from the Calgary International Airport.

He said Alberta needs the federal government to have the province’s back during a time of economic crisis — similar to how Ottawa helped the auto sector during the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009.

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