A closer look at Alberta’s 2020 budget

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Scheer accuses Trudeau of doing ‘dirty work’ for Canada’s foreign oil, gas competition

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer spoke on Tuesday in the House of Commons about the Feb. 24 Alberta Court of Appeal decision that deemed the federal carbon pricing scheme unconstitutional, asking Liberals why Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is doing the…

Demonstrators to rally in support of — and against — Teck’s Frontier mine project

Two sides trying to sway public opinion and federal approval of Teck’s Frontier mine will meet at the company’s office in downtown Calgary Wednesday morning. Extinction Rebellion, an environmental group, is calling on supporters to show up in full voice…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion officially kicks off construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. The pipeline runs from the Edmonton area to a marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. The expansion will see…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion official kick-off to construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. But as Kendra Slugoski explains, the news comes as thousands of oil and gas employees have already given…

‘It’s kind of heartbreaking’: Unemployed Calgary geophysicists look for new ways to use skills

Back in 2013, everything was looking up for Keegan Valerio. He had just started his geophysics degree at the University of Calgary, and getting a six-figure job in the oil patch seemed like a slam dunk. “Geophysics stood out to…

Treaty 6 Youth Skills Exhibition for young Indigenous people at the River Cree

A job fair aimed specifically at young Indigenous people is taking place next week at the River Cree Resort and Casino. Aboriginal Skilled Workers Association partnership coordinator Yvette Alexis and Natomoowin Education Foundation director Jodi Stonehouse share details about the…