What's Up With All The Dead Ducks Found Under Power Line?

What's Up With All The Dead Ducks Found Under Power Line?

The Canadian Press  01. 8.2014
PINCHER CREEK, Alta. - Provincial wildlife officers are investigating the death of a flock of ducks found underneath electricity transmission...
Enbridge's Big Wind Power Play

Enbridge's Big Wind Power Play

The Canadian Press  01. 6.2014
CALGARY - Enbridge Inc.has announced a deal to invest US$200 million in a 110-megawatt wind project in Texas.The Keechi Wind Project is...
LOOK: Jobs Alberta Is Hiring For In 2014

LOOK: Jobs Alberta Is Hiring For In 2014

01. 5.2014
An ongoing boom in Alberta combined with a labour shortage means the province will see a rising demand for certain types of jobs this year. There...
Farmers Struggle To Market Record Harvest

Farmers Struggle To Market Record Harvest

01. 3.2014
Grain farmers in Alberta say competition for rail shipments from oil producers is delaying their efforts to get last fall's record harvest...
16 Times The Mercury Concentrations

16 Times The Mercury Concentrations

01. 2.2014
Mercury levels around the Alberta oilsands are 16 times higher than background loads, with contamination taking on the shape of a 'bull's-eye'...
TransCanada Pipelines' 'Green' Move

TransCanada Pipelines' 'Green' Move

The Canadian Press  01. 2.2014
TORONTO - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) has acquired an additional new solar power generation facility in eastern Ontario, about 60 kilometres...
Job Vacancies Outstrip Available Labour

Job Vacancies Outstrip Available Labour

12.30.2013
Alberta continued to be the best place in the country for job-seekers in the fall of 2013. Businesses in the province reported 52,800...
Quebec Vs. The West In Dessert Topping Trade Battle

Quebec Vs. The West In Dessert Topping Trade Battle

The Canadian Press  12.30.2013
REGINA - The Western provinces are whipping up a trade battle with Quebec over dessert toppings and other products made by oilseed producers.Saskatchewan...
Edmonton's Economy Is HOT, HOT, HOT

Edmonton's Economy Is HOT, HOT, HOT

12.28.2013
Edmonton’s economy is growing about three times faster than the national average. So what exactly is it that sets our city apart? “It’s...
Company Pleads Guilty To Pipeline Leak

Company Pleads Guilty To Pipeline Leak

The Canadian Press  12.27.2013
EDMONTON - A Calgary-based natural gas company has been assessed $350,000 in fines after pleading guilty to a pipeline leak that killed...
Families Fed Up With Oil Fumes

Families Fed Up With Oil Fumes

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12.23.2013
EDMONTON - An Alberta family that says it was forced to leave its home due to intolerable smells from a nearby heavy oil producer has turned...
Bold! Seeking Approval For $7-Billion Oilsands Project

Bold! Seeking Approval For $7-Billion Oilsands Project

The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
CALGARY - Imperial Oil Ltd. (TSX:IMO) has applied for regulatory approval to build a new oilsands project northeast of Fort McMurray, Alta.,...
Alberta's Big Problem With A National Securities Regulator

Alberta's Big Problem With A National Securities Regulator

Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
OTTAWA - Bickering over a national securities regulator could lead to even greater dysfunction — the very problem Ottawa is aiming to...
Keystone Oil Ready To Move

Keystone Oil Ready To Move

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  12.17.2013
CALGARY - The southern portion of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline is nearing startup, with oil shipments between Cushing, Okla.,...