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How Social Media Saved WestJet

If you know someone in Kosovo, Richard Bartrem wants you to send them the link to WestJet’s Christmas Miracle video. That’s the one country left in the world in which someone has not seen the airline’...

Harper Just Picked A Pipeline Fight He Can't Win

The next hurdle, should it come to that, is the escalation of protests and the use of peaceful civil disobedience to stop the pipeline. Already over 20,000 people have pledged to join with First Nations to do whatever it takes to stop the pipeline and prevent the destruction it would bring with it.

Alberta Pleased With Pipeline Approval

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says the decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline is a step forward for the country.Hancock says the pipeline to ship Alberta crude to the B.C. coast i...

Calgary's Top Paid Executives

Multimillion-dollar special payments played a major role in establishing the Top 10 pecking order in the Calgary Herald's annual survey of the city's best-paid executives for 2013. And another tumultu...

Time For The Alberta Energy Regulator To Prove It's 'Best In Class'

While the Alberta Energy Regulator has made regulatory orders in some cases, no charges have been laid related to any of the oil spills that made headlines last summer. And for the most part, the public remains in the dark about how those spills have affected their communities and the environment. As the AER enters its second year, it has a golden opportunity to live up to its big promises.

Train Derails

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - Nine cars filled with lumber on a Canadian National train have derailed just west of the main street in Slave Lake, Alta.Resident Steve Anderson says the derailment happened just a...