Postmedia Network Canada Inc., owner of Canada’s largest newspaper chain, has hired Nick Koolsbergen, a former chief of staff to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, to lobby on their behalf for participation in the UCP’s new “energy war room.”

Koolsbergen, who was also the UCP’s campaign director during this spring’s election in Alberta, filed with the Alberta Lobbyist Registry on Thursday for this purpose of discussing ” ways Postmedia could be involved in the government’s energy war room.”