'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.19.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's plan to protect the Athabasca River from the escalating pressure of oilsands development reveals how little the government...
Alberta Boot Company Founder Dies

Alberta Boot Company Founder Dies

03.14.2014
The founder of Canada’s best boot company, Clement F. Gerwing, died at the Rockyview Hospital on Tuesday at the age of 94. Gerwing was...
<strike>West</strike> Alberta Vs. The Rest

West Alberta Vs. The Rest

03.14.2014
Alberta's housing market is set to surge in 2014, making it a rare bright spot in a country where markets have generally stagnated, says...
Could British And Irish Help Offset Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage?

Could British And Irish Help Offset Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage?

03.14.2014
A new agreement between Canadian community colleges and a national agency in the United Kingdom could help fill some of the growing skilled...
$1.3 Billion Oilsands Play Clears Major Hurdle

$1.3 Billion Oilsands Play Clears Major Hurdle

The Canadian Press  03.13.2014
CALGARY - The Alberta cabinet has approved the Dover oilsands project, one of the last hurdles Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH) must clear...
Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

03.12.2014
Major oil companies should not have a say in the redesign of Alberta's school curriculum, say critics. A document posted on the Alberta...
Not Business As Usual For CNRL At Spill Site

Not Business As Usual For CNRL At Spill Site

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) has pulled an application to resume steaming at its Primrose oilsands site in eastern...
Ex-Tory Minister To Broker Northern Gateway Deals

Ex-Tory Minister To Broker Northern Gateway Deals

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  03. 5.2014
VANCOUVER - Northern Gateway has turned to former Conservative minister of Indian Affairs Jim Prentice to try and broker a deal with First...
Union Contract Talks Hit Skids.. Again

Union Contract Talks Hit Skids.. Again

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
EDMONTON - Talks between Alberta and its largest public sector union have hit the ditch again over money.Negotiations broke off this week...
Redford Disappointed With TransAlta Allegations

Redford Disappointed With TransAlta Allegations

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford said Thursday she was "disappointed" over allegations that TransAlta Corp. manipulated the province's...
TransAlta Driving Up Power Prices?

TransAlta Driving Up Power Prices?

02.27.2014
Alberta’s electricity market watchdog has accused TransAlta Corp. of manipulating the market by shutting down its power plants at peak...
Oilsands Health Horrors

Oilsands Health Horrors

Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press  02.26.2014
WASHINGTON - American opponents of the Alberta oil industry shared horror stories Wednesday about its impact on human health as they promised...
Why Pipeline Safety Audit Should Have You Worried

Why Pipeline Safety Audit Should Have You Worried

The Canadian Press  02.25.2014
CALGARY - Problems flagged in the National Energy Board's audit of TransCanada Corp.'s pipeline safety practices should have Canadians...
This Canadian City Leads In Prosperity

This Canadian City Leads In Prosperity

02.25.2014
For the second year in a row, Calgary is holding a second place finish in overall prosperity, sitting only behind Paris, according to the...