Union Gets Big Help

Union Gets Big Help

The Canadian Press  01.28.2014
EDMONTON - An Alberta judge has issued a temporary stay on legislation that would impose a contract on 22,000 government workers at the...
Why They Need To Get Along

Why They Need To Get Along

The Canadian Press  01.27.2014
EDMONTON - A joint study group says it will work to identify the best way to harmonize roads, rail, pipelines and permits in Alberta and...
Why The Manitoba Explosion Couldn't Have Come At A Worse Time

Why The Manitoba Explosion Couldn't Have Come At A Worse Time

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  01.27.2014
CALGARY - A natural gas pipeline explosion south of Winnipeg came at a bad time for not only the thousands unable to heat their homes during...
Proposed Fracking Fluid Plant Sparks Fears

Proposed Fracking Fluid Plant Sparks Fears

01.27.2014
Residents of a rural neighbourhood in Leduc County are worried a proposed chemical plant will lower their property values and present a...
'I'm Not Going To Sign A Bad Deal': Union Prez

'I'm Not Going To Sign A Bad Deal': Union Prez

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01.24.2014
EDMONTON - The head of Alberta's largest public-sector union says workers have made significant concessions in contract talks, but the...
Moving Companies Accused Of Holding Property For Ransom

Moving Companies Accused Of Holding Property For Ransom

The Canadian Press  01.24.2014
CALGARY - A Calgary mover is accused of defrauding several people and businesses across Canada and failing to pay for goods and services.Police...
Oil Train Risks Boost Case For Keystone XL?

Oil Train Risks Boost Case For Keystone XL?

Matthew Daly, The Associated Press  01.24.2014
WASHINGTON - A government warning about the dangers of increased use of trains to transport crude oil is giving a boost to supporters of...
Ducks Killed By Bad Weather: AltaLink

Ducks Killed By Bad Weather: AltaLink

01.23.2014
AltaLink says adverse weather caused the deaths of hundreds of birds that flew into a transmission line last month near Pincher Creek in...
1.6 Million Litres Of Water Spills

1.6 Million Litres Of Water Spills

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
WHITECOURT, Alta. - Alberta Environment says a pipeline has leaked northwest of Edmonton.The government department says it was notified...
Ex-Tory MP's Surprising Stand On The Oilsands

Ex-Tory MP's Surprising Stand On The Oilsands

01.21.2014
A Conservative Fort McMurray MP who resigned from his position this month is wasting no time in denouncing the speed of oilsands development...
Does This Mean Alberta Is Getting Serious About Climate Change?

Does This Mean Alberta Is Getting Serious About Climate Change?

The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta will play host this spring to a World Economic Forum on energy and climate change.The event, to be held April 24-25...
Autistic Man Builds IKEA Furniture Like It's LEGO

Autistic Man Builds IKEA Furniture Like It's LEGO

01.20.2014
If you love IKEA furniture but hate building it, a skilled Edmonton entrepreneur might be the answer to your prayers. Brad Fremmerlid,...
What Alberta Doctors Won't Say About Oilsands Health Concerns

What Alberta Doctors Won't Say About Oilsands Health Concerns

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
EDMONTON - Opposition politicians are raising concerns over a report done for Alberta's energy regulator that suggests doctors are reluctant...
Medicine Hat Plant Sold Off To Japanese Firm

Medicine Hat Plant Sold Off To Japanese Firm

The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it has reached a deal to sell Cancarb Ltd., a facility in Medicine Hat, Alta., that uses super-heated...