Indigenous activists protest proposal of massive oilsands mine at COP25 in Madrid

A pair of protests were held this week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid that saw Indigenous activists speak out in opposition to a massive oilsands mine proposed for northern Alberta. One of the protests was held…

Grizzly oilsands project approved, now awaiting pipeline capacity increases: developer

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 3:05 pm Updated December 5, 2019 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved…

Financial institutions like Moody’s ‘buying into’ European political agenda: Kenney

Jason Kenney fired back at Moody’s Investors Service Wednesday after Alberta’s credit rating was downgraded the day before. The international credit rating service had cited “a structural weakness in the provincial economy that remains concentrated and dependent on non-renewable resources…

Suncor keeps 2020 oil budget flat, approves $300 million wind farm project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 3, 2019 12:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. says it will keep capital spending related to its oil…

UBC study done in Alberta suggests caribou habitat restoration may be ineffective in the short term

A new study done in northeastern Alberta suggests habitat restoration may not be enough to save threatened woodland caribou, at least in the short term, and researchers at the University of British Columbia say their results make the case for…

Sturgeon Refinery facing more delays after tests, won’t process bitumen until early 2020

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 5, 2019 4:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new refinery northeast of Edmonton is facing more delays and won’t begin processing oilsands…

Fort McKay First Nation chief wants to meet with premier about land approved for oilsands mine

By Bob Weber The Canadian Press Posted November 1, 2019 1:16 pm Updated November 1, 2019 1:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The chief of a First Nation that has…

Fort McKay First Nation chief calls for treaty rights to be upheld as legal battle over oilsands project continues

The chief of the Fort McKay First Nation in northern Alberta spoke outside the Court of Appeal in Edmonton on Tuesday to explain that his people don’t oppose oil extraction in its vicinity but want their treaty rights respected so…