Tough Times, Layoffs For Alberta Energy Giant

Tough Times, Layoffs For Alberta Energy Giant

CP  02.12.2015
CALGARY - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE) says it expects to cut its staff by about 15 per cent, the bulk of which it says will come from...
Alberta Organic-Lovers Rejoice!

Alberta Organic-Lovers Rejoice!

CBC  02.12.2015
Good news for organic food worshippers: Whole Foods Market announced today plans to open three new locations in Western Canada. The specialty...
Alberta's Economic Outlook Darkening

Alberta's Economic Outlook Darkening

CBC  02.10.2015
CIBC is predicting Alberta’s economy will shrink by 0.3 per cent in 2015, as activity in the oilpatch dries up.
Conductor Says She Can't Believe She Was Fired For This

Conductor Says She Can't Believe She Was Fired For This

CBC  02. 9.2015
Stephanie Katelnikoff was operating a train near Banff, Alta., in December, when it derailed. It was her second trip as a conductor...
A Few Facts for Those Mocking Alberta's Oilfield Workers

A Few Facts for Those Mocking Alberta's Oilfield Workers

Tressa Moore  02. 6.2015
This is hopefully the lowest point of the recession, but what if it's not? When are we going to show some compassion for our brothers and...
Internet Car Dealer Called 'Pure Scam'

Internet Car Dealer Called 'Pure Scam'

CBC  02. 4.2015
Canadian Auto Market​, a U.S.-based internet vehicle sales company, is being accused of ripping off clients. The Alberta Motor Vehicle...
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,"