Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

Calgary Restaurants Struggle With Labour Shortage

04.27.2014
The suspension of the federal foreign workers program is leaving some Calgary restaurants struggling with a labour shortage. In Alberta,...
Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

Family Mourns Man Killed At Oilsands Site

The Canadian Press  04.23.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a worker who died at the Suncor oilsands development in northern Alberta says he had just earned his...
Hancock Taking Keystone Pipeline Concerns To Harper

Hancock Taking Keystone Pipeline Concerns To Harper

The Canadian Press  04.22.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa next week to talk about the Keystone XL...
Keystone XL Delay Does Not Sit Well In Alberta

Keystone XL Delay Does Not Sit Well In Alberta

04.18.2014
News of another delay in the approval process of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline prompted the Alberta premier to issue a statement...
Unions Not Happy With Pension Reform Bills

Unions Not Happy With Pension Reform Bills

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04.16.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government introduced a bill Wednesday to overhaul pension plans affecting more than 200,000 public sector workers.It's...
Hundreds Of Layoffs

Hundreds Of Layoffs

The Canadian Press  04.14.2014
CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to...
New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief

New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief

04.14.2014
The Chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is looking for money to do an independent cancer study in Fort Chipewyan. He and others...
Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

Have Your Say On ATCO Power Plant

The Canadian Press  04. 4.2014
FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - A federal agency is deciding whether there should be an environmental review of a plan by ATCO to build a gas-fired...
Can A Big Oil-Funded Regulator Fix Peace River Oilsands?

Can A Big Oil-Funded Regulator Fix Peace River Oilsands?

04. 3.2014
In late January, residents of the rural Reno and Three Creeks communities testified before the Alberta Energy Regulator that they have...
Oilsands May Be Behind Health Problems: Report

Oilsands May Be Behind Health Problems: Report

The Canadian Press  03.31.2014
PEACE RIVER, Alta. - A new report says odours caused by oilsands processing in northwestern Alberta should be eliminated as much as possible...
WATCH: Every Ad Cliché Rolled Into 1 Hilarious Video

WATCH: Every Ad Cliché Rolled Into 1 Hilarious Video

03.27.2014
What do you get when you take a poem containing almost every business cliché and pair it with stock footage? You get a hilarious ad titled,...

Oilsands Cancer Rates Study Deemed Limited, Suspicious

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.24.2014
EDMONTON - A study by the Alberta government says an aboriginal community downstream from the oilsands doesn't have higher overall cancer...
Choice For New Oilsands Monitoring Head Just A Tad Ironic

Choice For New Oilsands Monitoring Head Just A Tad Ironic

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.20.2014
EDMONTON - A former Alberta Tory environment minister has been named to lead an agency intended to help monitor the impacts of rapid oilsands...
'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

'Pathetic' Plan To Protect River From Oilsands: Critics

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.19.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's plan to protect the Athabasca River from the escalating pressure of oilsands development reveals how little the government...