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A spokesperson said there were working bird deterrent systems, including cannon, radar and scarecrows.
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Recently we learned that the Competition Bureau is going to investigate several climate change denier groups that have publicly misrepresented climate science on billboards and the web. This is great news for those who want an honest conversation about climate change.
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The fire is said to be moving 30 to 40 metres per minute.
CALGARY -- The wildfire ripping through the Fort McMurray, Alta., area continued to set back Alberta's crude industry Friday as concerns arose that the disaster may have taken out as much as half of C...
Suncor expects oil to stay below $40 this year.
An analyst says Canadian Oil Sands is at risk of missing its production targets because of a fire at a Syncrude oilsands plant over the weekend.
"Other parts of our operation are continuing. It's a very big site up here."
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An investigation into the deaths is underway.
Wildlife deterrent programs are inspected regularly to make sure they're working following previous bird deaths at oilsands facilities.
During a flight from Montreal to Halifax, I missed a chance to carry out an act of "shaming" against a person who I think has abused his position of authority in Canada. It's well known that MacKay has been less than truthful several times during his political career. Given how powerless ordinary folk and public interest groups have become, I would like to see people embarrass the hell out of those who take advantage of the public by lying to us, cheating us, or destroying our priceless environment.
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The Keepers of the Athabasca want to know if the NDP will consider revising water use rules in light of extreme conditions induced by climate change. The group argues current rules are based "on our once vibrant past when water was plentiful."
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CALGARY - Some types of crude oil have a drastically bigger carbon footprint than others, according to a report that ranks some oilsands varieties among the highest emitters.In "Know Your Oil: Creatin...
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CALGARY - Alberta's energy regulator is investigating reports of waterfowl landing in tailings ponds in the oilsands area.The agency says it's not known how many birds or which companies are involved....
General Electric Co. chairman and chief executive officer Jeff Immelt is just what Canada needs to develop its oil sands -- an American leader with stature in Washington, Wall Street, the oil patch and Silicon Valley.
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Approval was given despite the negative findings of hundreds of scientists from across Canada and around the world who signed a letter to Prime Minister Harper in June. Indeed, Harper could hardly reject a pipeline in his own country when he had told the most powerful leader in the world in September 2013 that he "won't take no for an answer" on the Keystone XL pipeline.
"It's time that the Alberta government realizes that what's good for the oil industry isn't what's good for the rest of Alberta and especially not our children. While oil may run our cars for now it shouldn't run our government or our schools. Ever."
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Forget angry birds, the future of smartphone games is an oil-loving buffalo. Syncrude, one of Canada’s largest producers of oil from Alberta’s oilsands, has launched Trail Blazer, a Mario Brothers-typ...
Two oilsands companies, Syncrude and Suncor, will not be facing charges for the deaths of hundreds of ducks in tailings ponds they own. The Crown said they had too-strong a defence, which is why no ch...
The companies involved in a case that saw 550 ducks killed when they landed in an Alberta oilsands tailings pond have too-strong a defence, which is why no charges will be laid, the Crown announced Th...
Clearly, China is testing whether this Boy Scout of a nation will roll over. Turning down Nexen should be mark the beginning of a Canadian conversation about governance. Canada must decide what kind of table will be set to encourage investment here, who will be invited to dine and how guests must behave. Otherwise, Canada itself will become dinner. There should be no compromise and a turndown need not be difficult, won't burn any bridges and can be done elegantly in this way.
EDMONTON - Alberta's oilsands producers are used to thinking big, and their plans to clean up the mess their mines leave behind are fully in line with the outsized trucks that prowl their pits and the...
CALGARY - It's not just black gold that's being mined from northern Alberta's oilsands — the area is also yielding a virtual treasure trove of ancient fossils.The area, which contains one of the large...
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- KANANASKIS, Alta. - Energy ministers began meeting in Kananaskis, Alta., on Monday to start laying the groundwork for a national energy strategy, but there are widely diverging v...