16 Times The Mercury Concentrations

16 Times The Mercury Concentrations

01. 2.2014
Mercury levels around the Alberta oilsands are 16 times higher than background loads, with contamination taking on the shape of a 'bull's-eye'...
TransCanada Pipelines' 'Green' Move

TransCanada Pipelines' 'Green' Move

The Canadian Press  01. 2.2014
TORONTO - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) has acquired an additional new solar power generation facility in eastern Ontario, about 60 kilometres...
Job Vacancies Outstrip Available Labour

Job Vacancies Outstrip Available Labour

12.30.2013
Alberta continued to be the best place in the country for job-seekers in the fall of 2013. Businesses in the province reported 52,800...
Quebec Vs. The West In Dessert Topping Trade Battle

Quebec Vs. The West In Dessert Topping Trade Battle

The Canadian Press  12.30.2013
REGINA - The Western provinces are whipping up a trade battle with Quebec over dessert toppings and other products made by oilseed producers.Saskatchewan...
Edmonton's Economy Is HOT, HOT, HOT

Edmonton's Economy Is HOT, HOT, HOT

12.28.2013
Edmonton’s economy is growing about three times faster than the national average. So what exactly is it that sets our city apart? “It’s...
Company Pleads Guilty To Pipeline Leak

Company Pleads Guilty To Pipeline Leak

The Canadian Press  12.27.2013
EDMONTON - A Calgary-based natural gas company has been assessed $350,000 in fines after pleading guilty to a pipeline leak that killed...
Families Fed Up With Oil Fumes

Families Fed Up With Oil Fumes

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12.23.2013
EDMONTON - An Alberta family that says it was forced to leave its home due to intolerable smells from a nearby heavy oil producer has turned...
Bold! Seeking Approval For $7-Billion Oilsands Project

Bold! Seeking Approval For $7-Billion Oilsands Project

The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
CALGARY - Imperial Oil Ltd. (TSX:IMO) has applied for regulatory approval to build a new oilsands project northeast of Fort McMurray, Alta.,...
Alberta's Big Problem With A National Securities Regulator

Alberta's Big Problem With A National Securities Regulator

Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
OTTAWA - Bickering over a national securities regulator could lead to even greater dysfunction — the very problem Ottawa is aiming to...
Keystone Oil Ready To Move

Keystone Oil Ready To Move

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
CALGARY - The southern portion of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline is nearing startup, with oil shipments between Cushing, Okla.,...
Northern Alberta Anti-Fracking Blockade Taken Down

Northern Alberta Anti-Fracking Blockade Taken Down

The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
LITTLE BUFFALO, Alta. - The blockade of a Calgary energy company's access road is down after a court injunction ordered a northern Alberta...

Lubicon Blockade Receives Legal Blow From Calgary Judge

The Canadian Press  12.16.2013
CALGARY - A Calgary judge has granted an injunction against an anti-fracking blockade of an energy company's drilling site in northern...
Christmas Wish List For Alberta Paints Not-So-Rosy Picture

Christmas Wish List For Alberta Paints Not-So-Rosy Picture

12.15.2013
From the outside, things look pretty good in Alberta. The province boasts some of the world's cleanest cities, the country's lowest unemployment...
Canada Sending The Wrong Message To Foreign Investors: Prentice

Canada Sending The Wrong Message To Foreign Investors: Prentice

Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press  12.13.2013
OTTAWA - Senior CIBC executive and former Conservative cabinet minister Jim Prentice says he sees positive signs emerging in Canada's energy...