Alberta Employers Feeling The Pinch Of Oil Prices

Alberta Employers Feeling The Pinch Of Oil Prices

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  01.19.2015
CALGARY - If low oil prices stick around much longer, the operations manager at Lac La Biche Transport Ltd. says he may have to lay off...
Prentice Has A Plan To Solve Alberta's Oil Crisis

Prentice Has A Plan To Solve Alberta's Oil Crisis

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01.16.2015
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice says low oil prices have put Alberta's economy on a razor's edge and the province needs to embrace budget...
Radicals Cashing In On Alberta's Oilsands To Finance Terror

Radicals Cashing In On Alberta's Oilsands To Finance Terror

01.14.2015
Before heading abroad to join extremist groups like ISIS, some Canadians have been stopping first in northern Alberta to earn money to...
1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  01.13.2015
CALGARY - Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), known for its huge presence in Alberta's oilsands, is reducing its workforce by 1,000 and cutting...
Prentice Pans Talk Of Alberta Recession

Prentice Pans Talk Of Alberta Recession

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  01.13.2015
CALGARY - Premier Jim Prentice is scoffing at a suggestion by the Conference Board of Canada that Alberta is likely to face a recession...
Future Is Murky In Fort McMurray

Future Is Murky In Fort McMurray

01.13.2015
Debbie March calls it, affectionately, Fort McMurray’s Newfie restaurant – Ms. B’s, popular among the Newfoundland and Labrador diaspora...
Alberta Facing Some Bad Times In 2015

Alberta Facing Some Bad Times In 2015

01.13.2015
The Conference Board of Canada says Alberta will likely face a recession this year due to the plunging price of oil. The economic think...
Sign Of The Times: Energy Company Slashes Capital Budget

Sign Of The Times: Energy Company Slashes Capital Budget

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  01. 6.2015
CALGARY - As oil prices hit lows not seen in more than five and a half years, Crescent Point Energy Corp. is expecting some reprieve thanks...
Edmonton The Only City To Buck Falling House Prices

Edmonton The Only City To Buck Falling House Prices

The Canadian Press  12.12.2014
TORONTO - The Teranet-National Bank composite house price index was down 0.3 per cent per cent in November in the first monthly retreat...
Prentice Won't Spend Way Out Of Low Oil Prices

Prentice Won't Spend Way Out Of Low Oil Prices

The Canadian Press  12.10.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says his government doesn't plan to spend its way out of the problems created by the falling price...
What Low Oil Prices Will Do To Calgary Home Prices

What Low Oil Prices Will Do To Calgary Home Prices

Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press  12.10.2014
TORONTO - Slumping oil prices are likely to impact Calgary's real estate market in the coming year, causing home prices to slow their rapid...
'Stunning Victory' In Alberta Fracking Lawsuit

'Stunning Victory' In Alberta Fracking Lawsuit

The Canadian Press  12. 9.2014
ROSEBUD, Alta. - Alberta will not appeal a court ruling that says a woman can sue the province over hydraulic fracturing that she alleges...
Debunking the

Debunking the "Clean Energy Jobs Vs. Oil Sands Jobs" Controversy

12. 9.2014
We don't suggest one job is any more or less important, or appropriate, than the other, or that one is competing with the other. As we...
Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice says if oil prices continue to remain low, they will blow a $6 billion to $7 billion hole in the $40-billion...