Statoil Shelves Massive Oilsands Project

Statoil Shelves Massive Oilsands Project

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  09.26.2014
CALGARY - Statoil has put its Corner oilsands project on hold for at least three years as it grapples with rising costs.The decision means...
A Fresh Look At The Oilsands

A Fresh Look At The Oilsands

09.25.2014
Buried just beneath a layer of muskeg and forest in northern Alberta, Canada, lies a 50,000 square mile reservoir of heavy crude oil, possibly...
Kenney Facing Alberta Heat Over 'Band-Aid' TFW Fix

Kenney Facing Alberta Heat Over 'Band-Aid' TFW Fix

09.25.2014
James Rajotte has been getting an earful.  Like many of his caucus colleagues, the Conservative MP from the riding of Edmonton-Leduc...
LOOK: Suburban Home Becomes Tim Hortons Overnight

LOOK: Suburban Home Becomes Tim Hortons Overnight

09.23.2014
It was a brewed awakening for one Calgary neighbourhood Tuesday morning. The southwest community of Oakridge woke to find a suburban home...
Prentice Prioritizes TFW Talks For First Meeting With PM

Prentice Prioritizes TFW Talks For First Meeting With PM

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  09.22.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says labour policy, including temporary foreign workers, will top his agenda when he gets a chance...
What Hollywood Hotshots Saw When The Visited The Alberta Oilsands

What Hollywood Hotshots Saw When The Visited The Alberta Oilsands

09.19.2014
Even before there was a script for my last film, Noah, I was interested in the environmental message in scripture. Man and woman are kicked...
Work To Resume At Oilsands Leak Site

Work To Resume At Oilsands Leak Site

The Canadian Press  09.15.2014
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) has been given the go-ahead to resume work at part of an oilsands project in eastern...
This City Is A Jobs Powerhouse

This City Is A Jobs Powerhouse

09.12.2014
Alberta's capital city is also the job creation capital of Canada, according to Edmonton's chief economist. John Rose says Edmonton accounted...
Pipeline From Oilsands To Arctic Feasible: Study

Pipeline From Oilsands To Arctic Feasible: Study

09. 8.2014
Sending oilsands bitumen north through N.W.T. to a port in the Arctic is feasible, according to a study commissioned last year by Alberta. Dubbed...
Celebrities Who Have Visited The Alberta Oilsands

Celebrities Who Have Visited The Alberta Oilsands

08.29.2014
Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest U.S. celebrity to visit the oilsands, but he's certainly not the first. The "Wolf of Wall Street" star...
LOOK: Edmonton's New Arena District Is A Stunner

LOOK: Edmonton's New Arena District Is A Stunner

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  08.28.2014
EDMONTON - The owner of the Edmonton Oilers says the booming, oilsands-driven economy of northern Alberta is behind the early success of...
Shell Takes Cues From Amazon To Keep Oil Costs Down

Shell Takes Cues From Amazon To Keep Oil Costs Down

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  08.27.2014
CALGARY - Shell Canada Ltd., in an effort to cut costs and boost efficiency at its oilsands operations, has found inspiration in an unlikely...
This New Edmonton Skyscraper Will Tower Over All Others

This New Edmonton Skyscraper Will Tower Over All Others

08.26.2014
Look up, Edmonton. Look way up. A new skyscraper design was unveiled Tuesday, that promises to change the city's skyline forever. Stantec,...
First Nations Shut Out Of Oilsands Planning Review: Lawyers

First Nations Shut Out Of Oilsands Planning Review: Lawyers

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  08.26.2014
EDMONTON - Six aboriginal groups near Alberta's oilsands are wondering where they can voice their concerns about growing development after...