'World's Greenest' Refinery Proposed For B.C. Coast

'World's Greenest' Refinery Proposed For B.C. Coast

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  06.10.2014
CALGARY - A Vancouver company is pitching a $10-billion oilsands refinery on British Columbia's north coast that aims to connect Alberta's...
This Is How Quickly The Oilsands Are Growing

This Is How Quickly The Oilsands Are Growing

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  06. 9.2014
CALGARY - Oilsands production is expected to grow steadily in the years to come, but at a slower pace than previously forecast because...
Toxins Form 'Bull's-Eye' Around Oilsands: Study

Toxins Form 'Bull's-Eye' Around Oilsands: Study

The Canadian Press  06. 5.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - An Environment Canada study has found elevated levels of mercury in northern Alberta with the bull's-eye centred...
LOOK: Travelling To The Oilsands Is Downright Luxurious

LOOK: Travelling To The Oilsands Is Downright Luxurious

06. 5.2014
Travelling to the Alberta oilsands by bus just got a lot more comfortable. A passenger bus line from Eastern Canada will make its debut...
Oilsands Worker Dies After On-Site Injury

Oilsands Worker Dies After On-Site Injury

The Canadian Press  06. 2.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A man has died while working on a giant bulldozer in Alberta's oilsands.The provincial government says the 37-year-old...
Albertans Not Happy With Tutu's Oilsands Comments

Albertans Not Happy With Tutu's Oilsands Comments

06. 2.2014
Many Albertans are offended by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s comments calling the province's oil sands "filth." They say the...
Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

05.29.2014
Kyle Fawcett, Alberta's labour minister, is pushing Ottawa for more control over the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Fawcett says...
Canada's Lowest Minimum Wage Going Up

Canada's Lowest Minimum Wage Going Up

05.29.2014
Alberta’s minimum wage is set to rise once again this September, but critics claim the change isn’t enough. At $9.95, Alberta currently...
Time For The Alberta Energy Regulator To Prove It's 'Best In Class'

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

05.22.2014
While the Alberta Energy Regulator has made regulatory orders in some cases, no charges have been laid related to any of the oil spills...
Oilsands Helicopter Ambulance Service In Jeopardy

Oilsands Helicopter Ambulance Service In Jeopardy

The Canadian Press  05.20.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A funding shortfall threatens to ground nighttime helicopter ambulance service in Alberta's bustling oilsands region.Phoenix...
Oilpatch Critics Say They're Being Silenced

Oilpatch Critics Say They're Being Silenced

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05.20.2014
EDMONTON - Critics say Albertans are in danger of being shut out of discussions on how the province's natural resources are developed.Expert...
Alberta Chooses Energy Companies Over Protecting Caribou

Alberta Chooses Energy Companies Over Protecting Caribou

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05.15.2014
EDMONTON - Some of Alberta's last remaining habitat for two endangered caribou herds has been sold off for energy development and auctions...
Tough New Rules For Companies Whose Pipelines Spill

Tough New Rules For Companies Whose Pipelines Spill

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  05.14.2014
VANCOUVER - The federal government announced new measures Wednesday to ensure pipeline companies pick up the tab for any spills, as cabinet...
Opposition Warn Against Selling Caribou Land

Opposition Warn Against Selling Caribou Land

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's decision to sell off for energy development habitat that supports two endangered caribou herds is bad science, bad...