CN can operate trains to move products where needed most: Garneau

On Friday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau said CN managers can operate limited trains and possibly move products to where it’s needed most including Quebec where there is a propane shortage and Alberta where grain farmers need propane to dry their…

2019 Grey Cup brings economic boost and one big party to Calgary

Few events bring people together like the Grey Cup. Just ask Hugh Harrison: “As they say, ‘come for the party and stay for the game.’” Harrison and wife Donna live north of Sudbury, Ont. When Calgary hosted the Grey Cup…

Global fossil fuel production will soon thwart Paris Agreement climate targets, report warns

The world’s top fossil fuel-producing countries are significantly expanding production of oil, natural gas and coal, undermining efforts to reach their climate targets, according to an analysis conducted by several think tanks and the United Nations Environment Programme. For the…

Alberta premier urges federal ministers to take province’s concerns seriously

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 7:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Jason Kenney is urging federal cabinet ministers with portfolios of interest to Alberta to…

Encana CEO defends plan to move HQ to Denver after investor criticism

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 1:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The CEO of Encana Corp. is firing back after Canadian investment manager Letko, Brosseau &…

Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2019 4:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Canadian investment management firm with a four per cent stake in Calgary-based Encana Corp.…

CN strike another hit to Prairie economies

The strike that began Tuesday by thousands of unionized workers at Canadian National Railway Co. could deliver another blow to Prairie economies already struggling with logistics bottlenecks, trade woes and inclement weather. Around 3,000 CN conductors, train and yard workers…

Grain shippers worried as CN Rail workers strike

Grain shippers are concerned about the impact of a strike by about 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. workers in an already tough harvest year. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference announced the work stoppage Monday night after the two parties failed…