TranAlta and Tidewater sell Pioneer Pipeline to TC Energy for $255 million

TransAlta Corp. and its partner Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. have signed a deal to sell the Pioneer Pipeline to a subsidiary of TC Energy Corp. for $255 million. The Pioneer Pipeline includes 131 kilometres of operating pipeline in Alberta.…

Drayton Valley clinic says it’s losing 2 family doctors ‘due to current health care cuts’

A family medical practice in Drayton Valley said it recently lost two physicians that had been recruited in light of what it describes as “health care cuts” in Alberta. READ MORE: Over 120 emergency room doctors send urgent letter to…

Town of Drayton Valley fined $325K in 2017 workplace death

The Town of Drayton Valley has been ordered to pay $325,000 in fines in relation to a 2017 workplace incident that left a 21-year-old man dead. On Aug. 3, 2017, Tyson Titanich was injured while operating a ride-on lawn mower…

Drayton Valley eyes upcoming election, hoping result will bring boom, not more bust

Drayton Valley has been riding Alberta’s boom-and-bust economy for decades, but many residents say it seems the next boom may never come. The town, southwest of Edmonton, is home to just over 7,000. Many residents rely on the oil and…

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks

Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta. Story continues below In an update posted…