It is expected to eventually produce 110,000 barrels of crude a day, doubling Kearl's target capacity.
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The six-storey man is made entirely out of shipping containers.
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Each fully furnished 980 sq.-ft. suite has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and in-suite laundry.
A group of 100 leading Canadian and U.S. scientists has issued an urgent call for a moratorium on new oilsands development and listed 10 reasons why no more projects should be permitted. "I believe we...
The Ontario-based coffee retailer made popular by unpretentious, family-loving, hard-working resource employees from Prince Rupert, B.C. to Fort McMurray, Alta. to St. John's, NL just told its core customers to take a hike.
CALGARY - John Batas, the owner of Michael's Restaurant & Pizza in Calgary, is blunt in his assessment of the Alberta government's plan to raise the hourly minimum wage by nearly four dollars in three...
WEYBURN, Sask. - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is using the NDP's pending royalty review in Alberta to pitch his province to the oil industry.In a speech to an industry audience in Weyburn this week,...
OTTAWA - A former Norwegian finance minister says Alberta's new government should take inspiration on handling resource revenues from the same place her country found it — Alberta."We were inspired by...
With OPEC expected to keep its oil price strategy unchanged this week, Fort McMurray, Canada’s major oil producing centre, is adjusting to what could be a protracted era of slower growth. Its commuter...
"Don't blink and wear a flak jacket."
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"A lot of jobs will continue to leave the country."
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It can be nearly impossible to recover your money.
CALGARY - A recession is unavoidable in Alberta this year, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada.The province's economy is expected to shrink by 0.7 per cent in 2015, even though oil...
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She promises industry will have "a lot of input."
CALGARY - Wildfires have prompted more evacuations from oilsands sites south of Fort McMurray, Alta., adding to the list of operators to be affected by out-of-control blazes in northeastern region of...
"Doing nothing is not an option we can choose."
The cuts will hit Alberta the hardest, but extend across the country.
A new report says the Canadian economy could lose as many as 185,000 direct and indirect jobs related to the oil and gas industry in 2015, with most of the job losses being in Alberta. "If oil p...
Trican said it's aiming to cut $115 million from its fixed annual costs.
Notley has called for the accelerated phase-out of coal power, both while she served as the NDP environment critic and more recently during the election campaign.
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Like it or not, a royalty review will happen in Alberta. Premier-designate Rachel Notley told reporters Tuesday that a royalty review will take place in this term of the incoming NDP government, but...
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The word "fear" has been spoken repeatedly in recent days in the corporate towers of downtown Calgary as the oil and gas sector tries to figure out what a new NDP government will bring to Al...
Claims he's just "dealing in reality."
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"...They will come to realize that things are going to be just A-OK over here in Alberta."
EDMONTON - An Alberta RCMP officer has been charged with several firearm-related offences.The agency that investigates major incidents involving police says it started an investigation into serious al...
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Alberta’s economy will rebound in 2016 after nearing recession this year, says BMO Capital Markets. The bank said Real Gross Domestic Product growth in the province will slide from 4.4 per cent in 201...
CALGARY - TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA) may take another run at adding carbon capture technology to one of its Alberta coal plants, its CEO said Tuesday."It's more than a glint in our eye," Dawn Farrell to...
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Neil Young is once again holding a benefit concert for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN.) The concert, set for July 3 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, will see Canadian band Blue Rodeo join You...
CALGARY - This coming week the toll of weak oil prices will be thrown into stark relief as some of Canada's biggest energy names report first-quarter results and hold annual shareholder meetings. In t...
EI claims rose 29.4 per cent in the province from January. That compared with a national increase of 6.7 per cent.
EDMONTON - Thousands of oil and gas wells continue to be drilled on critical caribou habitat despite an approaching deadline for Alberta to come up with a plan to restore those ranges.An industry data...
Notley says government studies have shown upgrading oil in Alberta could create 16,000 direct and spin-off jobs and generate $400 million in corporate income taxes.