Edmonton couple receives $1,800 from WestJet after filing complaint under new passenger rights rules

An Edmonton couple that says they were bumped off a flight for their honeymoon in July has now been compensated by WestJet for the inconvenience and says Canada’s new Air Passenger Protection Regulations helped them address the problem. “The process…

Edmonton councillor wants voucher system to keep more accessible taxis in use

Coun. Mike Nickel is working to create a voucher program to encourage more accessible taxis in Edmonton to actually go and pick up disabled clients. City council’s community and public services committee heard Wednesday that Edmonton drivers are turning down…

Bird Canada CEO says he was ‘blindsided’ by Iveson’s e-scooter concerns, city councillor to ask police about their use

One day after Mayor Don Iveson voiced concerns about how e-scooters are being used in Edmonton, the CEO of one of the two companies providing the two-wheeled vehicles says the mayor and the city never mentioned the concerns to him.…

Suncor Energy CEO says he’s not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn’t counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a “risk premium” on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. Benchmark oil…

Consortium eyeing Alberta for $10B petrochemical investment: Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney says an international consortium is eyeing up the Edmonton region for a prospective $10-billion investment in a new petrochemical facility. Kenney was to sit down with the proponents in Calgary on Friday afternoon. The premier didn’t name…

Aurora Cannabis shares down after company misses own Q4 revenue guidance

Shares of Aurora Cannabis tumbled by nearly nine per cent after the pot producer’s fourth-quarter revenues fell short of its own guidance and signalled a longer pathway to profitability, pointing to the slow rollout of brick-and-mortar retail cannabis stores. Chief…