Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

CP  12. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice says if oil prices continue to remain low, they will blow a $6 billion to $7 billion hole in the $40-billion...
Worker Killed At Oilsands Site

Worker Killed At Oilsands Site

CP  12. 5.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A worker has died at an oilsands site in northeastern Alberta.RCMP say a pickup truck collided with a large transport...
Surprising Fact About The Oilsands And Nearby Rivers

Surprising Fact About The Oilsands And Nearby Rivers

CP  12. 5.2014
EDMONTON - New research suggests that heavy metals released from the oilsands aren't finding their way into nearby rivers."If you buy bottled...
Maybe Alberta Needs A Sales Tax, Says Money Man

Maybe Alberta Needs A Sales Tax, Says Money Man

CP  12. 2.2014
CALGARY - With oil plunging below US$70 a barrel, the outgoing CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corp. says a sales tax should be on...
Clean-Up Of Pipeline Leak Almost Complete

Clean-Up Of Pipeline Leak Almost Complete

CP  12. 2.2014
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said Monday that it's working with the Alberta Energy Regulator to find out what caused 60,000...
'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

CP  12. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands,...
Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

CP  12. 1.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is scheduled to meet with his Ontario and Quebec counterparts this week to lobby for support of...
Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

CP  11.30.2014
EDMONTON - New research is raising concern about tens of thousands of dormant Alberta oil wells that don't meet even minimum safety standards.The...
'Consequences For All Albertans'

'Consequences For All Albertans'

CP  11.28.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says there are no simple solutions for the revenue shortfall that will be coming from plummeting...
As Alberta's Population Rises, What Will Power Prices Do?

As Alberta's Population Rises, What Will Power Prices Do?

CP  11.27.2014
CALGARY - The organization that oversees Alberta's electricity says wind power and a new natural gas plant helped meet growing demand this...
Study Exposes Tailings Ponds Pollution Whammy

Study Exposes Tailings Ponds Pollution Whammy

CP  11.27.2014
EDMONTON - New federal government research has confirmed that oilsands tailings ponds are releasing toxic and potentially cancer-causing...
Edmonton Baker Turns Fantasies Into Cakes

Edmonton Baker Turns Fantasies Into Cakes

Rhianna Schmunk  11.26.2014
Few businesses are named as accurately as Whimsical Cake Studio. The Edmonton bakery creates cakes that are born from its clients'...
Oilsands Companies Not To Blame For Duck Deaths

Oilsands Companies Not To Blame For Duck Deaths

CP  11.20.2014
CALGARY - The Alberta Energy Regulator says three oilsands corporations did nothing wrong when 196 birds died after landing in wastewater...
This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

Michelle Butterfield  11.19.2014
In Alberta, the rich keep getting richer, but where does that leave the rest of us? StatsCan’s new survey of top income taxfilers shows...