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Oilsands Water Leak Proves Toxic

EDMONTON - Water released from a pipeline spill at an oilsands facility in northern Alberta was toxic to fish, a provincial investigation has concluded.Alberta Environment says undiluted samples from...

Will 40/40 Take the Heat off Edmonton?

The climate and energy challenge is frequently portrayed as a world of absolutes. We are either doomed, or salvation is just around the corner. We have either missed the narrow window to forestall disaster, or are told it is premature to act in the face of persistent uncertainties.
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Oilsands Take Another Hit

CALGARY - Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) announced Wednesday it was not going ahead with its troubled Voyageur oilsands upgrader projectSuncor chief executive Steve Williams said market conditions have change...
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Canada To EU: Quit Hating

There is plenty of oil sands oil for all buyers and it's not dirtier than any other type of oil, Canada's Natural Resources Minister told delegates at the International Energy Forum in Kuwait. Tuesda...

Tories Target Anti-Oil Sands Charities

Conservatives in the Senate want to change the tax laws regarding environmental groups in Canada who protest energy projects. According to a senior Conservative, any group that protests developing Al...
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McGuinty Speaks Out Against Oil Sands

TORONTO - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says Ontario counterpart Dalton McGuinty is being simplistic for suggesting a booming oilsands is bad news for Ontario.Redford disputed McGuinty's comments Mon...
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Friends And Foes Of The Oilsands Named

The federal government considers the media, the biodiesel industry and environmental and aboriginal groups "adversaries" in its attempt to advocate for Alberta's oilsands, according to documents obtai...

Canada Blasts EU In Oilsands Trade Spat

Canada's natural resources minister is criticizing the European Union over its plan to discriminate against Canadian oil derived from Alberta's oilsands. Joe Oliver released a letter Sunday to EU ene...