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...
Pipeline Safety FAIL

Pipeline Safety FAIL

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  02.24.2014
CALGARY - A National Energy Board audit has found room for improvement when it comes to TransCanada Corp.'s (TSX:TRP) pipeline safety practices.Although...
LOOK: If Alberta Were 'The Lord Of The Rings'

LOOK: If Alberta Were 'The Lord Of The Rings'

02.24.2014
What would Alberta look like as Middle Earth? According to our friends over at MetaCanada.ca, probably something like this: The satirical...
First Nation Drops Oilsands Lawsuit

First Nation Drops Oilsands Lawsuit

The Canadian Press  02.22.2014
CALGARY - An oilsands developer involved in a contested project in northern Alberta says an aboriginal band has agreed to drop its lawsuit.Athabasca...
Time To Hit The Brakes In The Oilsands?

Time To Hit The Brakes In The Oilsands?

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  02.21.2014
EDMONTON - Environmentalists and opposition politicians say new research that indicates oilsands tailings are leaching into groundwater...
Oilsands Tailings Definitely Contaminating Groundwater, River: Study

Oilsands Tailings Definitely Contaminating Groundwater, River: Study

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  02.20.2014
EDMONTON - New federal research has strongly backed suspicions that toxic chemicals from Alberta's vast oilsands tailings ponds are leaching...