Hold On A Fracking Second..

Hold On A Fracking Second..

CP  05. 1.2014
EDMONTON - Environmental groups say they feel vindicated following a report by top scientists that says concerns about natural gas fracking...
What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

CP  04.30.2014
EDMONTON - Members of Alberta's largest public-sector union are reviewing a proposed contract that stands to put a lot more cash in their...
Why There's So Much Push-Back To Canada's Pipelines

Why There's So Much Push-Back To Canada's Pipelines

CBC  04.29.2014
High-stakes oil pipeline projects have taken a public lashing lately, whether in a plebiscite in British Columbia, more protests in Washington,...
Oilsands Giant Smashes Profits Record

Oilsands Giant Smashes Profits Record

CP  04.28.2014
CALGARY - Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU) has posted record operating earnings as it was able to get more of its crude to market...
Poor Training Led To Rail Accident: TSB

Poor Training Led To Rail Accident: TSB

CP  04.28.2014
EDMONTON - The Transportation Safety Board says inadequate training led to an accident that seriously injured rail track maintenance workers...
Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

CP  04.28.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government reached a new contract agreement with its largest public sector union Monday following months of bitter...
Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

CBC  04.27.2014
The suspension of the federal foreign workers program is leaving some Calgary restaurants struggling with a labour shortage. In Alberta,...
Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

CP  04.23.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a worker who died at the Suncor oilsands development in northern Alberta says he had just earned his...
Hancock Taking Keystone Pipeline Concerns To Harper

Hancock Taking Keystone Pipeline Concerns To Harper

CP  04.22.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa next week to talk about the Keystone XL...
Keystone XL Delay Does Not Sit Well In Alberta

Keystone XL Delay Does Not Sit Well In Alberta

CBC  04.18.2014
News of another delay in the approval process of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline prompted the Alberta premier to issue a statement...
Unions Not Happy With Pension Reform Bills

Unions Not Happy With Pension Reform Bills

CP  04.16.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government introduced a bill Wednesday to overhaul pension plans affecting more than 200,000 public sector workers.It's...
Hundreds Of Layoffs

Hundreds Of Layoffs

CP  04.14.2014
CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to...
New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief

New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief

CBC  04.14.2014
The Chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is looking for money to do an independent cancer study in Fort Chipewyan. He and others...
Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

CP  04. 4.2014
FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - A federal agency is deciding whether there should be an environmental review of a plan by ATCO to build a gas-fired...