Alberta Energy

Notley Could Help Alberta Kick The Coal Habit

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley has called for the accelerated phase-out of coal power, both while she served as the NDP environment critic and more recently during the election campaign.

Anxious Energy Sector Waits For Policies From Alberta NDP

CBC | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

The word "fear" has been spoken repeatedly in recent days in the corporate towers of downtown Calgary as the oil and gas sector tries to fig...

Alberta Energy Sector Braces For Change With NDP Win

CBC | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Business

Alberta's energy sector is bracing for change today, as the Progressive Conservatives' more than 40 year reign comes to an end. In their pl...

Stop Losing Young Workers To The West, Kenney Tells Nova Scotia

CP | Tim Callanan, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - Young Nova Scotians are contributing to Alberta's prosperity when there are energy resources that could be tapped into at home that would le...

Why Won't Alberta Disclose This Important Energy Hearing Information?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has refused to release documents on its decisions about who gets to speak at public hearings on energy development.T...

A Revised History Of Alberta: 2004 - 2014

Greg Clark | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Alberta
Greg Clark

It's February 2014. Our strong energy sector has been the envy of the world ever since Greenpeace used our province as an example of responsible resource development because we've reduced our net carbon emissions every year since 2010, in spite of increased production from our oilsands.

Opposing Urban Oil Wells

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The Alberta New Democrats are calling on the provincial government to ban all drilling in urban areas.NDP Leader Brian Mason spoke...

Not The Right Man For The Job: Critics

Bob Weber | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Almost three dozen landowner, labour, aboriginal and environmental groups are demanding that the man hired to head Alberta's new energy reg...

Energy Watchdog Names New CEO

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's new energy regulator will be headed up by a CEO who has been second-in-command of both the province's energy and environment minis...

Trudeau Responds After Tory MPs Told 'Go Back To Alberta'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau distanced himself Tuesday from an assertion by his party's natural resources critic that Albert...

Input From Public To Be Included In Alberta Pipeline Safety Review

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta plans to broaden a safety review of its vast energy pipeline network to include input from the public.The province's energy regulat...

$3 Billion Partnership For New Pipeline Project

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. has entered a partnership with a Chinese-owned company to build a new $3-billion oilsands pipeline in Northern Alberta, pu...

Warren Buffett, TransAlta To Build Alberta Gas-Fired Power Plants

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransAlta Corp. and a U.S. company are partnering up to build new natural gas-fired power plants that will help meet burgeoning electricity ...

What Alberta can learn from Ontario's Renewable Energy Revolution

David Dodge | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Alberta
David Dodge

Alberta and Ontario are, from an outsider's perspective, remarkably similar. Their residents sing the same anthem, they drink the same double-double's and a vast number of people in both places live vicariously through the local hockey team. But in one key aspect Ontario is practically another world. It has embraced renewable energy like nowhere else in North America.

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The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Alberta

The province announced yesterday that their projected budget deficit may actually be more than 300% higher - or as much as $3 billion - than originall...

Alberta Government Attempts Balancing Oilsands And Environment, Again

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is taking its third swing at balancing development and the environment in the oilsands.The latest version of the pro...

Alberta NDP Call For Fracking Review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE - The Alberta New Democrats are renewing a call for the provincial government to undertake an independent scientific review of hydraulic fr...

Western Premiers Have Redford's Back

CBC | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she is pleased that her counterparts supported her idea for a Canadian energy strategy at the Western...

What Quebec And Alberta Have In Common

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Premier Jean Charest says Canada doesn't need the federal government to make a national energy strategy happen.And he said dissatisfaction wi...

Harper Jokes About Alberta's New 'National Energy' Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he's intrigued, but also a little mystified over Alberta Premier Alison Redford's plan for a national ene...

Alberta Premier Calls For For A United Energy Front

CBC | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada

A cross-country energy strategy should be hammered out soon with Alberta having a leading voice in that dialogue, the province's premier,...

How was a Controversial Coal Plant Approved with no Public Hearing?

Melissa Gorrie | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada
Melissa Gorrie

People are outraged by the Alberta Utilities Commission's fast-tracked interim approval of a 500-megawatt coal plant that would produce three mega tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year. How did this happen? There is a pervasive flaw Alberta's approval system.

China Eyes Massive Increase in Alberta's Oilsands Investment

The Calgary Herald | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Business

Alberta government and business leaders who sat down with Chinese energy executives this week were told tens of billions of dollars in new oilpatch in...