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...
What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  04.30.2014
EDMONTON - Members of Alberta's largest public-sector union are reviewing a proposed contract that stands to put a lot more cash in their...
Why There's So Much Push-Back To Canada's Pipelines

Why There's So Much Push-Back To Canada's Pipelines

04.29.2014
High-stakes oil pipeline projects have taken a public lashing lately, whether in a plebiscite in British Columbia, more protests in Washington,...
Oilsands Giant Smashes Profits Record

Oilsands Giant Smashes Profits Record

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
CALGARY - Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU) has posted record operating earnings as it was able to get more of its crude to market...
Poor Training Led To Rail Accident: TSB

Poor Training Led To Rail Accident: TSB

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
EDMONTON - The Transportation Safety Board says inadequate training led to an accident that seriously injured rail track maintenance workers...
Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government reached a new contract agreement with its largest public sector union Monday following months of bitter...
Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

04.27.2014
The suspension of the federal foreign workers program is leaving some Calgary restaurants struggling with a labour shortage. In Alberta,...
Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

The Canadian Press  04.23.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a worker who died at the Suncor oilsands development in northern Alberta says he had just earned his...