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...
Oilsands' <em>Massive</em> Economic Impact

Oilsands' Massive Economic Impact

02.12.2014
Canadian oilsands production made an economic contribution to the country in 2012 that was far greater than the entire province of Saskatchewan,...
How Albertans Really Feel About Neil Young's Oilsands Views

How Albertans Really Feel About Neil Young's Oilsands Views

02. 7.2014
Neil Young's controversial remarks about the Alberta oilsands sparked much debate across the country, but a new poll has found most Albertans...
Fracking Here An Unregulated Free-For-All: NDP

Fracking Here An Unregulated Free-For-All: NDP

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02. 4.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta New Democrats say newly released documents show fracking has become an unregulated free-for-all in the province with...
Health Risks Of Oilsands Likely Worse Than We Thought

Health Risks Of Oilsands Likely Worse Than We Thought

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  02. 3.2014
EDMONTON - A new study suggests the environmental health risks of oilsands operations in Alberta's Athabasca region have probably been...
Oilsands Operator Has Had It With All The Dust

Oilsands Operator Has Had It With All The Dust

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  02. 2.2014
CALGARY - The dust clouds made it difficult to see and breathe as the big trucks rumbled along access roads at Suncor Energy Inc.'s MacKay...