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...
You Won't Believe How Much This Province Pays For Power

You Won't Believe How Much This Province Pays For Power

12.13.2013
Albertans are paying some of the highest rates for power in the nation, according to a new study. An annual survey conducted by Hydro-Quebec,...
Dispute Over Oil Access Heats Up

Dispute Over Oil Access Heats Up

The Canadian Press  12.13.2013
LITTLE BUFFALO, Alta. - A dispute between the Lubicon First Nation and a Calgary oil company over access to land is heating up in northern...
Ousted Environmentalists Ready To Fight Oilsands Project

Ousted Environmentalists Ready To Fight Oilsands Project

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12.11.2013
EDMONTON - An environmental group has reapplied to speak to an oilsands review panel after a court tossed out the Alberta government's...
Is This Canadian City The Next Detroit?

Is This Canadian City The Next Detroit?

Seema Dhawan  12.10.2013
The recent decision by a U.S. judge to allow the City of Detroit to potentially shed billions in debt is raising concern among some for...

Government Words, Deeds Don't Match On Caribou: Environmentalists

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12. 8.2013
EDMONTON - Darcy Handy has been going to a once-untouched area of forest and wetland in northwest Alberta for more than 20 years to hunt,...
Oilsands Expansion Approved Despite Environmental Effects

Oilsands Expansion Approved Despite Environmental Effects

Lauren Krugel and Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12. 6.2013
Shell Canada's Jackpine oilsands mine expansion plan has received the go-ahead from Ottawa, despite the environment minister's view that...