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...
Alberta To Boycott Russia Petroleum Summit

Alberta To Boycott Russia Petroleum Summit

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  05.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta is pulling out of next month's World Petroleum Congress in Moscow to protest Russia's actions in Ukraine."The message...
Crucial Caribou Habitat Lost To Energy Industry

Crucial Caribou Habitat Lost To Energy Industry

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05.13.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is planning to sell off crucial caribou habitat to the energy industry just days after a federal scientific...
The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

05.13.2014
It has been 100 years since the discovery of oil and gas in Turner Valley, and hundreds of people are expected at the celebration being...
Train Derails

Train Derails

The Canadian Press  05. 8.2014
SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - Nine cars filled with lumber on a Canadian National train have derailed just west of the main street in Slave Lake,...
Details Emerge After Oilsands Worker Killed By Bear

Details Emerge After Oilsands Worker Killed By Bear

The Canadian Press  05. 8.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A woman killed by a black bear at one of Canada's major oilsands sites was with several workers who tried in vain...
Little Alberta Union Helps TFWs Come To Canada

Little Alberta Union Helps TFWs Come To Canada

05. 8.2014
Filipino butcher Eduardo Basa knew little about the small-town meat-packing plant in southern Alberta where he'd secured a job under...
Bear Kills Oilsands Worker In Northern Alberta

Bear Kills Oilsands Worker In Northern Alberta

The Canadian Press  05. 8.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A female worker has been killed by a black bear on the job at one of Canada's major oilsands companies in northeastern...
Environmentalists Barred From Oilsands Hearings.. Again

Environmentalists Barred From Oilsands Hearings.. Again

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05. 6.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government has again barred environmental groups from hearings on an oilsands proposal in what conservationists...
Government Comes Clean On Chemical Leak

Government Comes Clean On Chemical Leak

05. 6.2014
People who haven’t been able to drink from their wells for weeks because of a potential chemical leak at a gas plant near Edson, Alta.,...
City Victorious In Fight Against Urban Drilling

City Victorious In Fight Against Urban Drilling

The Canadian Press  05. 1.2014
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The mayor of a southern Alberta city says an oil and gas company's decision to abandon plans to drill three exploratory...
Hold On A Fracking Second..

Hold On A Fracking Second..

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  05. 1.2014
EDMONTON - Environmental groups say they feel vindicated following a report by top scientists that says concerns about natural gas fracking...