Highway 63 Twinning

Father And Son Die In Separate Crashes On 'Highway of Death'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

First she lost her son to one of Alberta's most dangerous highways. Now she is mourning the loss of her ex-husand. Annie Lelievre has been lobbyin...

Progress Being Made On 'Highway Of Death'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The twinning of Alberta's "Death Highway" to Fort McMurray will be done as promised by the fall of 2016, Premier Jim Prentice announced Thu...

Making Highway Of Death More Livable

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it expects to get another big stretch of Highway 63 ready to be twinned this year.About 250 pieces of equipment...

Cold Lake Highway Just As Dangerous As 'Highway Of Death,' Mayor Argues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

COLD LAKE, Alta. -- The mayor of a northeastern Alberta community is calling on the province to twin another busy highway leading into the bustling en...

Highway 63 Accident Victims Walk Away Lucky

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Only minor injuries have been reported in a crash involving a passenger bus, a pickup truck and a tanker truck on Highway 63 ne...

Safer Section Of Highway 63 Opens

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

In a bid to increase the safety of those traveling along northern Alberta's treacherous Highway 63, a newly twinned, four lane, 36-kilometre section w...

Why "My" Highway Needs "Your" Money

Theresa Wells | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Alberta
Theresa Wells

Why should their money go to pay for my highway? Well, why should my tax dollars go to pay for their hospitals? Why should my tax dollars pay for anything in their region or community? Because that's just how it works, folks. My tax dollars might be allocated to your regional needs just as your tax dollars might be to mine. But there is a far larger reason at work here. Where EXACTLY do people in this province think the money in our economy is coming from? Who is the economic driver of this province? What is the economic engine?

Highway 63 Twinning Fast-Tracked For 2016 Completion

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Alberta

The Government of Alberta announced plans to fast-track the twinning of Highway 63 for completion by the fall of 2016 on Friday. The announcement w...

Twin Highway 63 - Because You Can't Cure Stupid

Theresa Wells | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Alberta
Theresa Wells

You can talk about bad driving and negligence and speeding all you like and about how if we just address all those things the problem would end - but the reality is you cannot completely change human behaviour. While some people may change there will always be someone who chooses to drive 200 km per hour instead of 100, or pass a dozen vehicles and play chicken with oncoming traffic.

Albertans Demand Province Twins Killer Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A convoy of buses was used at a rally to help persuade the Alberta government to move more quickly on improvements to an Albert...