This Bleak Number Shows Just How Many Albertans Have Lost Jobs

This Bleak Number Shows Just How Many Albertans Have Lost Jobs

CBC  04.23.2015
EI claims rose 29.4 per cent in the province from January. That compared with a national increase of 6.7 per cent.
Drilling Continues On Caribou Habitat Despite Deadline

Drilling Continues On Caribou Habitat Despite Deadline

CP  04.16.2015
EDMONTON - Thousands of oil and gas wells continue to be drilled on critical caribou habitat despite an approaching deadline for Alberta...
NDP's Notley Wants More In-Province Oil Refining

NDP's Notley Wants More In-Province Oil Refining

CP  04.10.2015
Notley says government studies have shown upgrading oil in Alberta could create 16,000 direct and spin-off jobs and generate $400 million...
Union Furious After Custodian Jobs Contracted Out

Union Furious After Custodian Jobs Contracted Out

CP  04.10.2015
The union is also concerned that with the privatization, the wages won't be high enough for the workers to make ends meet in the oilsands-centred...
4 Charts With Everything You Need To Know About The Alberta Budget

4 Charts With Everything You Need To Know About The Alberta Budget

CP  03.26.2015
Albertans will pay more to get married, go camping, have a drink, go for a drive or do pretty much anything else as the province fights...
What Prentice Was <em>Really</em> Thinking In His TV Address

What Prentice Was Really Thinking In His TV Address

Michelle Butterfield  03.26.2015
The folks over at The Hill have done it again. Months after bringing us a side-splitting parody of the Alberta PC party's woes, this time...
How Much Has The Oilsands' Environmental Record Improved?

How Much Has The Oilsands' Environmental Record Improved?

CP  03.25.2015
Progress is happening. But most acknowledge it's a slow and incremental process.
Oil Patch Workers Warned Of Bogus Job Offers

Oil Patch Workers Warned Of Bogus Job Offers

CP  03.20.2015
In one case, a fake business called Daglo Oil & Gas Co. has been offering jobs through a website in return for a fee paid in advance, he...
Oilsands Company Will Monitor Employees With Electronic Tracking

Oilsands Company Will Monitor Employees With Electronic Tracking

CBC  03.19.2015
"I think it’s something that the general public probably needs to realize — it’s here, it’s not going anywhere.”
Even If Oil Rebounds, Alberta Might Still Be Screwed: TD

Even If Oil Rebounds, Alberta Might Still Be Screwed: TD

CBC  03.19.2015
Even if oil rebounds, the province could still face a structural deficit in the range of $4 billion to $5 billion in a few years
Study Confirms What Many Have Been Thinking About Alberta Oil Royalties

Study Confirms What Many Have Been Thinking About Alberta Oil Royalties

CP  03.18.2015
There would be an extra $150 billion in the Heritage Savings Trust Fund if Alberta put aside resource taxes the way Norway does.
Calgary Hit Hard With Layoffs

Calgary Hit Hard With Layoffs

Michelle Butterfield  03.18.2015
Nexen Energy, Talisman Energy, and ConocoPhillips are the latest oilsands giants to announce layoffs.
Red Deer Location Coming Along Nicely..

Red Deer Location Coming Along Nicely..

Michelle Butterfield  03.17.2015
Peters' Drive-In is beginning to take shape in its new Red Deer location. Posts to the restaurant's Twitter account show the new building...
Time For The Province To Sell ATB?

Time For The Province To Sell ATB?

CBC  03.17.2015
The Alberta government has owned ATB Financial since it was created 77 years ago