Exempting Alberta coal mine expansion from federal review is ‘hypocrisy’: environmental groups

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 20, 2019 5:16 pm Updated December 20, 2019 5:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Environmental groups say they are disappointed that Ottawa is…

Feds announce $4.5M in grants for coal transition in Alberta, Saskatchewan

The federal government is announcing projects to help western workers and communities dependent on coal mining to become less reliant on the industry. Speaking in the Nisku industrial area south of Edmonton Friday morning, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said…

Canadian Utilities Ltd. selling fossil fuel-based power assets

Eight months after announcing a strategic review of its power plants business, Canadian Utilities Ltd. has struck a deal to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million. Heartland Generation Ltd., an affiliate of American…

Grande Cache deemed not viable to carry on as a town

Facing expensive infrastructure needs and a dwindling population, the mayor and council of Grande Cache are asking residents to support a move to dissolve the town and become a hamlet in the Municipal District of Greenview. “It’s not financially viable…