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…

Drayton Valley hosts rally in support of Alberta’s oil and gas sector

About 100 people attended a rally in Drayton Valley Saturday, hoping to hear what candidates in Alberta’s provincial election plan to do about their region’s struggling oil and gas sector. The event was organized by Rally Canada, Rally4Resources and Canada…

Drayton Valley residents get ready to vote after being hit hard by Alberta’s economic woes

March 28 2019 8:10pm Alberta’s economic troubles have hit Drayton Valley hard. Fletcher Kent spoke with some of the town’s residents ahead of the election. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…