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...
How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

DeSmog Canada  11.18.2014
To Krause, it seemed suspicious that foundations from across the border were giving money to Canadian groups working on Canadian conservation...
This Training Now Mandatory For Some Oilsands Employees

This Training Now Mandatory For Some Oilsands Employees

11.18.2014
Workers to Suncor's Alberta oilsands facilities are going to undergo a new type of training soon, one that could possibly save their lives...
Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

CP  11.18.2014
CALGARY - For young Canadians looking to land a good job, the West is where it's at, according to a new report released by the Fraser Institute...
Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Michelle Butterfield  11.17.2014
A slump in Alberta's crude oil prices means the province's economy is slowing down, and many want to know what the future holds. Todd...
Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

CP  11.16.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's provincial politicians begin their fall session this week with a reset legislative agenda and a new premier madly...
Could Alberta's Oil Boom Be Coming To An End?

Could Alberta's Oil Boom Be Coming To An End?

CBC  11.12.2014
Many Canadians have a love-hate relationship with the energy sector. We love it for the jobs but hate the fact that Canada is often...
Link Between Fracking, Earthquakes Found: Study

Link Between Fracking, Earthquakes Found: Study

CBC  11.10.2014
Carmen Langer had just left his bed to grab a drink of water when he felt his house northeast of Peace River, Alta., begin to shake. “At...
Man Halts Pipeline By Copyrighting Land As Work Of Art

Man Halts Pipeline By Copyrighting Land As Work Of Art

VICE  11. 7.2014
Anti-pipeline movements, like the 700 km march across Canada, indig​enous lawsuits, and encamp​ments that stand directly in the path...
More Than 100 Birds Dead On Tailings Ponds

More Than 100 Birds Dead On Tailings Ponds

CBC  11. 5.2014
The Alberta Energy Regulator says 122 waterfowl died on tailings ponds operated by Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Syncrude and Suncor...

Reports Of Ducks Landing On Tailings Ponds

CP  11. 4.2014
CALGARY - Alberta's energy regulator is investigating reports of waterfowl landing in tailings ponds in the oilsands area.The agency says...