An Open Letter to Neil Young on Oilsands, Fort McMurray, and Home

09.12.2013
Welcome to Fort McMurray, Neil. This is not the place you think it is. Oh, sure, it is the home of the oil sands, and that is our major...
Alberta Pipelines Go Under Safety Microscope

Alberta Pipelines Go Under Safety Microscope

The Canadian Press  09.12.2013
EDMONTON - Alberta's auditor general is going to take a deeper look at the safety of oil and natural gas pipelines in the province.Merwan...
Radio Station Bans All Neil Young Songs

Radio Station Bans All Neil Young Songs

The Canadian Press  09.11.2013
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Neil Young can keep on talking in the free world, but Fort McMurray won't be listening.A local rock radio station...
Young Ignored Much Of The Oilsands Reality

Young Ignored Much Of The Oilsands Reality

09.11.2013
Neil Young only saw what he wanted to see when he visited Alberta's oilsands on his way to Washington D.C., where the rock star compared...
This City Boasts The Most One-Percenters

This City Boasts The Most One-Percenters

09.11.2013
In today's not-so-shocking news: Calgarians are doing a good job of bringing home the bacon. According to today's released data from Statistics...
Intern Worked To Death, Family Claims

Intern Worked To Death, Family Claims

09. 9.2013
The sudden death of a 22-year-old Alberta practicum student, who crashed while driving home after being made to work long hours, has his...
LOOK: Soiled Canadian Flag At Alberta Oil Rig Sparks Controversy

LOOK: Soiled Canadian Flag At Alberta Oil Rig Sparks Controversy

09. 7.2013
A Canadian flag flying proudly at an Alberta oil rig is leaving some divided on its symbolic value. Posted on Reddit by user chevy1142,...
LOOK: Leaked Photos Show Extent Of CNRL Oil Spill Damage

LOOK: Leaked Photos Show Extent Of CNRL Oil Spill Damage

09. 6.2013
Photos that show a series of underground oil spills seeping to the surface at an Alberta oilsands operation were leaked from a government...
Ousted Environmentalists Take Alberta Fight To Court

Ousted Environmentalists Take Alberta Fight To Court

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  09. 5.2013
EDMONTON - Alberta environmentalists argued in court Thursday that the provincial government is keeping them out of hearings on a proposed...
Climate Villain No. 1?

Climate Villain No. 1?

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  09. 4.2013
EDMONTON - Health groups say the Alberta government should move more quickly to close coal-fired generating plants in response to a study...
Environment Canada To Probe Cold Lake Bitumen Spill

Environment Canada To Probe Cold Lake Bitumen Spill

09. 4.2013
EDMONTON - Environment Canada will conduct its own investigation into the unusual bitumen spill on CNRL's Cold Lake in situ oilsands project...
Money, Jobs Not Enough For Many To Stay In Alberta

Money, Jobs Not Enough For Many To Stay In Alberta

The Canadian Press  09. 4.2013
CALGARY - A Statistics Canada study suggests the lure of jobs in Alberta's energy sector probably isn't enough to convince out-of-province...
A Rare Glimpse Into The Life Of Daryl Katz

A Rare Glimpse Into The Life Of Daryl Katz

09. 3.2013
It should have been a happy occasion. There was Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel, standing shoulder to shoulder with Oilers president Patrick...
Central Alberta Finally On Air Canada's Radar

Central Alberta Finally On Air Canada's Radar

The Canadian Press  09. 3.2013
RED DEER, Alta. - Air Canada launched service on Tuesday between Calgary and Red Deer, with three half-hour flights daily in each direction.The...