Feds expected to announce $1.6 billion for struggling oil patch

with reports from CTV Calgary’s Mark Villani and CTV Alberta Bureau Chief Janet Dirks:

The federal government is expected to announce $1.6 billion in funding for Alberta’s struggling energy sector on Tuesday, CTV News has learned.

Most of the money would go towards job support.

The announcement is expected one day after Calgary’s mayor joined more than 1,000 protesters at a rally outside city hall who were calling on the government for more help getting Alberta’s oil and gas products to market.

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