Alberta Oilsands.

Why Clean Energy Canada's Claims Are Confusing and Inconsistent

Cody Battershill | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada
Cody Battershill

To recap: the organization first claimed there were more jobs in clean energy than in oil sands, then the organization denied it, then it released a brand-new blog post reaffirming in fact that it DID say precisely that in the first place. Are you still with me?

The Consequences of Falling Oil Prices

Salman Sakir | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Business
Salman Sakir

Falling oil prices is expected to affect the Canadian economy. The low prices may have different effects on the Canadian economy and in various geographical locations of the country. The oil sands in Alberta require high oil prices for the extraction of oil to be feasible. A fall in oil prices may make the production of oil in Alberta economically unfeasible.

Clean Energy Jobs Overshadow Oil and Gas Jobs? Oh C'mon!

Cody Battershill | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

By any fair analysis it is false that more Canadians are employed in green energy-related jobs than oil sands-related jobs. And it's part of Smith's divisive campaign to injure the oil sands in the view of the public.

Surprising Fact About The Oilsands And Nearby Rivers

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New research suggests that heavy metals released from the oilsands aren't finding their way into nearby rivers."If you buy bottled water in...

Study Exposes Tailings Ponds Pollution Whammy

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New federal government research has confirmed that oilsands tailings ponds are releasing toxic and potentially cancer-causing chemicals int...

Oilsands Companies Not To Blame For Duck Deaths

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta Energy Regulator says three oilsands corporations did nothing wrong when 196 birds died after landing in wastewater tailings pon...

A Vote For Vision Vancouver Is A Vote For U.S. Interests

Vivian Krause | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Vivian Krause

If anybody can operate pipelines and oil tankers, Canadians can. Proof of this is the track record of the Port of Vancouver which has operated safely with no major oil spills in more than 100 years. Voting for Gregor Robertson means voting to support a foreign-funded campaign that is keeping Canada over a barrel and costing our country billions.

What Falling Oil Prices Mean For Alberta

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

The falling price of oil will likely result in a round of project cancellations and disappointing results in the Canadian oilpatch, analysts say. A...

Oilsands Growth Outpacing Environmental Monitor: Official

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Oilsands growth is already putting pressure on Alberta's environmental monitoring agency to expand."The program was initially designed to l...

Alberta's Oilsands Monitoring FAIL

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's auditor general says a report from the Alberta and federal governments on their much-vaunted joint oilsands monitoring program too...

Greenpeace's Hudema Takes Credit Without Offering Solutions

Cody Battershill | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

Hudema and his divisive Greenpeace organization are patting themselves on the back over the fact Norwegian giant Statoil and French brand Total just pulled billions of dollars in planned investment from Alberta's oilsands.

What Hollywood Hotshots Saw When The Visited The Alberta Oilsands

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Even before there was a script for my last film, Noah, I was interested in the environmental message in scripture. Man and woman are kicked out of par...

What Naomi Klein Needs To Learn About Alberta vs. Other Oil Jurisdictions

Cody Battershill | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

There's something about a new Naomi Klein book that always seems to attract a lot of attention. And not just from middle-of-the-road Western Canadians like myself who work hard for a living and enjoy the beautiful, natural settings where we live, work and raise our families. No, Klein even seems to attract the ire of -- you guessed it -- "big environmentalism." It's a credit to her proven ability to lay out the controversial argument. People love that.

Work To Resume At Oilsands Leak Site

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) has been given the go-ahead to resume work at part of an oilsands project in eastern Alberta where...

Sunny Freeman

Government Memo Criticized Top Biologist For Oilsands Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

One of Canada’s top biologists says he will not stop talking to the media after a government memo accused him of bias and speaking out of turn about...

The World's Riskiest Oil Projects Are In Canada

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Some of the world's costliest energy projects are in Alberta's oilsands and some could be cancelled without higher oil prices, according to ...

Critics Accuse Alberta Of 'Smokescreen' Emissions Tactics

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Opposition politicians and environmental groups are criticizing the Alberta government for what they call a lack of response to data showin...

Air Pollution Levels Climbing

The Edmonton Journal | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

Warnings about higher levels of air pollution in the oilsands have emerged in a new provincial air quality report that calls for further investigation...

It's Time Alberta Took Off Its Tar Sands Blinders and Embraced the Sun

Mike Hudema | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Alberta
Mike Hudema

Despite the province having the most solar potential out of any province in Canada, investment in solar is still piecemeal. There are little to no government supports for solar and yet huge government subsidies are given to the provinces most polluting industries like the tar sands.

Metals From Oilsands Contaminating First Nations Food

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A new study by two Alberta First Nations and University of Manitoba scientists says there is a link between oilsands pollutants and higher ...

Oilsands Suffering Because Of This, Says Study

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Rules imposed on foreign state-owned investment in the oilsands are having some unintended consequences in the oilpatch, says a new study by...

LOOK: Travelling To The Oilsands Is Downright Luxurious

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

Travelling to the Alberta oilsands by bus just got a lot more comfortable. A passenger bus line from Eastern Canada will make its debut Thursday, ...

Toxins Form 'Bull's-Eye' Around Oilsands: Study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - An Environment Canada study has found elevated levels of mercury in northern Alberta with the bull's-eye centred on oilsands de...

Oilsands Worker Dies After On-Site Injury

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A man has died while working on a giant bulldozer in Alberta's oilsands.The provincial government says the 37-year-old was doin...

Albertans Not Happy With Tutu's Oilsands Comments

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

Many Albertans are offended by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s comments calling the province's oil sands "filth." They say the retired archb...