'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

CP  12. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands,...
Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

CP  12. 1.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is scheduled to meet with his Ontario and Quebec counterparts this week to lobby for support of...
Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

CP  11.30.2014
EDMONTON - New research is raising concern about tens of thousands of dormant Alberta oil wells that don't meet even minimum safety standards.The...
'Consequences For All Albertans'

'Consequences For All Albertans'

CP  11.28.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says there are no simple solutions for the revenue shortfall that will be coming from plummeting...
As Alberta's Population Rises, What Will Power Prices Do?

As Alberta's Population Rises, What Will Power Prices Do?

CP  11.27.2014
CALGARY - The organization that oversees Alberta's electricity says wind power and a new natural gas plant helped meet growing demand this...
Study Exposes Tailings Ponds Pollution Whammy

Study Exposes Tailings Ponds Pollution Whammy

CP  11.27.2014
EDMONTON - New federal government research has confirmed that oilsands tailings ponds are releasing toxic and potentially cancer-causing...
Edmonton Baker Turns Fantasies Into Cakes

Edmonton Baker Turns Fantasies Into Cakes

Rhianna Schmunk  11.26.2014
Few businesses are named as accurately as Whimsical Cake Studio. The Edmonton bakery creates cakes that are born from its clients'...
Oilsands Companies Not To Blame For Duck Deaths

Oilsands Companies Not To Blame For Duck Deaths

CP  11.20.2014
CALGARY - The Alberta Energy Regulator says three oilsands corporations did nothing wrong when 196 birds died after landing in wastewater...
This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

Michelle Butterfield  11.19.2014
In Alberta, the rich keep getting richer, but where does that leave the rest of us? StatsCan’s new survey of top income taxfilers shows...
How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

DeSmog Canada  11.18.2014
To Krause, it seemed suspicious that foundations from across the border were giving money to Canadian groups working on Canadian conservation...
This Training Now Mandatory For Some Oilsands Employees

This Training Now Mandatory For Some Oilsands Employees

11.18.2014
Workers to Suncor's Alberta oilsands facilities are going to undergo a new type of training soon, one that could possibly save their lives...
Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

CP  11.18.2014
CALGARY - For young Canadians looking to land a good job, the West is where it's at, according to a new report released by the Fraser Institute...
Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Michelle Butterfield  11.17.2014
A slump in Alberta's crude oil prices means the province's economy is slowing down, and many want to know what the future holds. Todd...
Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

CP  11.16.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's provincial politicians begin their fall session this week with a reset legislative agenda and a new premier madly...