Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

The Canadian Press  04. 4.2014
FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - A federal agency is deciding whether there should be an environmental review of a plan by ATCO to build a gas-fired...
Can A Big Oil-Funded Regulator Fix Peace River Oilsands?

Can A Big Oil-Funded Regulator Fix Peace River Oilsands?

04. 3.2014
In late January, residents of the rural Reno and Three Creeks communities testified before the Alberta Energy Regulator that they have...
Oilsands May Be Behind Health Problems: Report

Oilsands May Be Behind Health Problems: Report

The Canadian Press  03.31.2014
PEACE RIVER, Alta. - A new report says odours caused by oilsands processing in northwestern Alberta should be eliminated as much as possible...
WATCH: Every Ad Cliché Rolled Into 1 Hilarious Video

WATCH: Every Ad Cliché Rolled Into 1 Hilarious Video

03.27.2014
What do you get when you take a poem containing almost every business cliché and pair it with stock footage? You get a hilarious ad titled,...
Oilsands Cancer Rates Study Deemed Limited, Suspicious

Oilsands Cancer Rates Study Deemed Limited, Suspicious

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.24.2014
EDMONTON - A study by the Alberta government says an aboriginal community downstream from the oilsands doesn't have higher overall cancer...
Choice For New Oilsands Monitoring Head Just A Tad Ironic

Choice For New Oilsands Monitoring Head Just A Tad Ironic

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.20.2014
EDMONTON - A former Alberta Tory environment minister has been named to lead an agency intended to help monitor the impacts of rapid oilsands...
'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.19.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's plan to protect the Athabasca River from the escalating pressure of oilsands development reveals how little the government...
Alberta Boot Company Founder Dies

Alberta Boot Company Founder Dies

03.14.2014
The founder of Canada’s best boot company, Clement F. Gerwing, died at the Rockyview Hospital on Tuesday at the age of 94. Gerwing was...
<strike>West</strike> Alberta Vs. The Rest

West Alberta Vs. The Rest

03.14.2014
Alberta's housing market is set to surge in 2014, making it a rare bright spot in a country where markets have generally stagnated, says...
Could British And Irish Help Offset Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage?

Could British And Irish Help Offset Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage?

03.14.2014
A new agreement between Canadian community colleges and a national agency in the United Kingdom could help fill some of the growing skilled...
$1.3 Billion Oilsands Play Clears Major Hurdle

$1.3 Billion Oilsands Play Clears Major Hurdle

The Canadian Press  03.13.2014
CALGARY - The Alberta cabinet has approved the Dover oilsands project, one of the last hurdles Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH) must clear...
Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

03.12.2014
Major oil companies should not have a say in the redesign of Alberta's school curriculum, say critics. A document posted on the Alberta...
Not Business As Usual For CNRL At Spill Site

Not Business As Usual For CNRL At Spill Site

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) has pulled an application to resume steaming at its Primrose oilsands site in eastern...
Ex-Tory Minister To Broker Northern Gateway Deals

Ex-Tory Minister To Broker Northern Gateway Deals

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  03. 5.2014
VANCOUVER - Northern Gateway has turned to former Conservative minister of Indian Affairs Jim Prentice to try and broker a deal with First...