Half A Million House Price <em>Average</em>?!?

Half A Million House Price Average?!?

11.20.2013
The average price for a resale home in Calgary will rise to over half a million dollars by 2017, according to a new report released Tuesday. The...
Province Clamps Down On Oozy, Toxic Mess

Province Clamps Down On Oozy, Toxic Mess

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.19.2013
EDMONTON - The Alberta government ordered the owner of a coal mine Tuesday to clean up an estimated 670 million litres of waste water that...
Where Job Vacancies Are Off The Hook!

Where Job Vacancies Are Off The Hook!

11.19.2013
Alberta has the highest rate of job vacancies in Canada, according to numbers released by Statistics Canada on Tuesday. For every 100...
Keystone XL Denial Means More Oil By Rail: TransCanada Exec

Keystone XL Denial Means More Oil By Rail: TransCanada Exec

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  11.19.2013
CALGARY - A denial of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would lead to more oil moving across the continent by rail, an executive with pipeline...
The 10 Best Places To Work In Alberta

The 10 Best Places To Work In Alberta

11.16.2013
If the latest Best Employers survey by Maclean's Magazine shows anything, is that there are a lot of good places to work in Alberta. The...
Meat Safety Labelling Continues To Fail Consumers: Minister

Meat Safety Labelling Continues To Fail Consumers: Minister

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  11.15.2013
CALGARY - Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says she's disappointed that more progress isn't being made in labelling meats to protect...
Foreign Trained Professionals, This May Help You

Foreign Trained Professionals, This May Help You

The Canadian Press  11.14.2013
EDMONTON - The federal government is trying to make it easier for foreign-trained nurses to have their credentials recognized by governing...
Can Albertans Be Objective About The Oil Patch?

Can Albertans Be Objective About The Oil Patch?

11.14.2013
Last week, American filmmaker Gregory Kallenberg launched a Canadian version of Rational Middle Energy Series. It's a set of short films...
Ikea Canada's BIG Push For Sustainability

Ikea Canada's BIG Push For Sustainability

The Canadian Press  11.14.2013
TORONTO - Ikea Canada has bought a 46-megawatt wind farm project under construction in Pincher Creek, Alta.The furniture retailer acquired...
Alberta House Prices Go Up.. And Down?

Alberta House Prices Go Up.. And Down?

11.14.2013
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says its new housing price index was unchanged in September, following a 0.1 per cent advance in August.It says...
These Provinces Want More Foreign Workers

These Provinces Want More Foreign Workers

Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press  11.13.2013
OTTAWA - The temporary foreign workers controversy could be on the agenda Friday as provincial and territorial leaders gather in Toronto,...
Oilsands Expansion Not So Great For The Rest Of Canada: Report

Oilsands Expansion Not So Great For The Rest Of Canada: Report

The Canadian Press  11.13.2013
MONTREAL - The federal and provincial governments need to do more to offset risks and regional disparities stemming from rapid expansion...
'We Need To Be Ready'

'We Need To Be Ready'

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  11.13.2013
CALGARY - With the Northwest Territories preparing to take control of its resource development next spring, its industry minister has been...
Oil By Rail Not The Boogeyman We're Led To Believe

Oil By Rail Not The Boogeyman We're Led To Believe

11.12.2013
In a misguided attempt to push for approval of the Keystone Pipeline, Vancouver's Fraser Institute recently published a study entitled...