Some Alberta Temporary Foreign Workers To Get Reprieve

Some Alberta Temporary Foreign Workers To Get Reprieve

Michelle Butterfield  02. 4.2015
The federal government is allowing some temporary foreign workers in Alberta more time in the province before their work permits end. In...
Corporate Tax Hike Not In The Cards

Corporate Tax Hike Not In The Cards

CP  02. 3.2015
"When it comes to corporate tax, other Canadian provinces have caught up to the Alberta Advantage, and I think it would be unwise at this...
Calgary Home Sales Hit 5-Year Low

Calgary Home Sales Hit 5-Year Low

Michelle Butterfield  02. 3.2015
Home sales are down in Calgary — way down — and dented consumer confidence is to blame. According to the Calgary Real Estate Board...
Rally In Oil Prices Won't Save Budget: Prentice

Rally In Oil Prices Won't Save Budget: Prentice

CP  02. 2.2015
Each $1 drop in the average price over the course of a year costs the province $215 million.
A Pause, But No Panic, In Fort McMurray

A Pause, But No Panic, In Fort McMurray

CP  02. 2.2015
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The city at the heart of Canada's oilsands is no ghost town, but things have slowed down a bit in Fort McMurray,...
Can Alberta Kick Its Oil Habit?

Can Alberta Kick Its Oil Habit?

CBC News  01.29.2015
In the fall of 2011, when oil was trading around $100 a barrel and Keystone XL still seemed a no-brainer, the Canada West Foundation brought...
PayPal Canada Freezes Gardener's Account Over Cuba Connection

PayPal Canada Freezes Gardener's Account Over Cuba Connection

CBC  01.28.2015
"I'm one Canadian, dealing with another Canadian, through what I believe is a Canadian organization – PayPal.ca."
Former CTF Boss Heading Into Politics

Former CTF Boss Heading Into Politics

CP  01.26.2015
"Obviously there are a lot of factors at play and I have not made a decision on that front yet,"
Oil Patch Investment Set For Steep Drop: CAPP

Oil Patch Investment Set For Steep Drop: CAPP

CP  01.21.2015
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is expecting oilpatch investment to drop by a third — or $23 billion...
Dim Outlook For Alberta In 2015

Dim Outlook For Alberta In 2015

CBC  01.20.2015
Veteran oil forecaster Martin King expects crude prices to fall further before a gradual increase later this year. The FirstEnergy Capital...
Alberta Employers Feeling The Pinch Of Oil Prices

Alberta Employers Feeling The Pinch Of Oil Prices

CP  01.19.2015
CALGARY - If low oil prices stick around much longer, the operations manager at Lac La Biche Transport Ltd. says he may have to lay off...
Prentice Has A Plan To Solve Alberta's Oil Crisis

Prentice Has A Plan To Solve Alberta's Oil Crisis

CP  01.16.2015
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice says low oil prices have put Alberta's economy on a razor's edge and the province needs to embrace budget...
Radicals Cashing In On Alberta's Oilsands To Finance Terror

Radicals Cashing In On Alberta's Oilsands To Finance Terror

The National Post  01.14.2015
Before heading abroad to join extremist groups like ISIS, some Canadians have been stopping first in northern Alberta to earn money to...
1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

CP  01.13.2015
CALGARY - Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), known for its huge presence in Alberta's oilsands, is reducing its workforce by 1,000 and cutting...