Lubicon Blockade Receives Legal Blow From Calgary Judge

Lubicon Blockade Receives Legal Blow From Calgary Judge

The Canadian Press  12.16.2013
CALGARY - A Calgary judge has granted an injunction against an anti-fracking blockade of an energy company's drilling site in northern...
Christmas Wish List For Alberta Paints Not-So-Rosy Picture

Christmas Wish List For Alberta Paints Not-So-Rosy Picture

12.15.2013
From the outside, things look pretty good in Alberta. The province boasts some of the world's cleanest cities, the country's lowest unemployment...
Canada Sending The Wrong Message To Foreign Investors: Prentice

Canada Sending The Wrong Message To Foreign Investors: Prentice

Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press  12.13.2013
OTTAWA - Senior CIBC executive and former Conservative cabinet minister Jim Prentice says he sees positive signs emerging in Canada's energy...
You Won't Believe How Much This Province Pays For Power

You Won't Believe How Much This Province Pays For Power

12.13.2013
Albertans are paying some of the highest rates for power in the nation, according to a new study. An annual survey conducted by Hydro-Quebec,...
Dispute Over Oil Access Heats Up

Dispute Over Oil Access Heats Up

The Canadian Press  12.13.2013
LITTLE BUFFALO, Alta. - A dispute between the Lubicon First Nation and a Calgary oil company over access to land is heating up in northern...
Ousted Environmentalists Ready To Fight Oilsands Project

Ousted Environmentalists Ready To Fight Oilsands Project

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12.11.2013
EDMONTON - An environmental group has reapplied to speak to an oilsands review panel after a court tossed out the Alberta government's...
Is This Canadian City The Next Detroit?

Is This Canadian City The Next Detroit?

Seema Dhawan  12.10.2013
The recent decision by a U.S. judge to allow the City of Detroit to potentially shed billions in debt is raising concern among some for...

Government Words, Deeds Don't Match On Caribou: Environmentalists

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12. 8.2013
EDMONTON - Darcy Handy has been going to a once-untouched area of forest and wetland in northwest Alberta for more than 20 years to hunt,...
Oilsands Expansion Approved Despite Environmental Effects

Oilsands Expansion Approved Despite Environmental Effects

Lauren Krugel and Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12. 6.2013
Shell Canada's Jackpine oilsands mine expansion plan has received the go-ahead from Ottawa, despite the environment minister's view that...
Turning Caca Into Cash

Turning Caca Into Cash

The Canadian Press  12. 4.2013
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A company in southern Alberta hopes to turn manure and other farm waste into money, with government help.Lethbridge...
LOOK: WestJet Airliner Becomes Amazing Disney Magic Plane

LOOK: WestJet Airliner Becomes Amazing Disney Magic Plane

12. 2.2013
It's a bird. It's a plane... no, it's Sorcerer Mickey? Because little kids didn't find airplanes enthralling enough before, a new Disney-themed...
Native Band Without Reserve Is Not Fracking Around

Native Band Without Reserve Is Not Fracking Around

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  12. 2.2013
An Alberta aboriginal band that has been fighting for a reserve for decades has filed an injunction against a Calgary energy company to...
Ignore, Boycott Black Friday Calls Flood Social Media

Ignore, Boycott Black Friday Calls Flood Social Media

11.29.2013
Social media was buzzing Friday with tips on Black Friday deals and up-to-the-minute updates on store lineups across the province. But...
Is the UAE a growth opportunity for Canadian Business?

Is the UAE a growth opportunity for Canadian Business?

11.29.2013
Many Oil executives will tell you that business is flat in Canada these days. As the Government of Alberta navigates the political landmine...