Alberta court approves Encana reorganization that will see energy firm move HQ to Denver

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 17, 2020 9:48 pm Updated January 17, 2020 9:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Encana Corp. says an Alberta court has approved the…

Feds to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

The federal government is studying the best options for Indigenous communities to reap economic benefits from the Trans Mountain pipeline but Ottawa is not planning to sell the project while legal and political risks remain. The Supreme Court of Canada…

Questions remain over Rutherford Scholarship delay last August

For first year post-secondary students in Alberta, applying for the Rutherford Scholarship — worth up to $2,500 — is almost a no-brainer. In 2018, 19,024 students received the award, totaling more than $39 million. Applications typically open Aug. 1, but…

Universities over-budget; need to freeze travel, hiring, hosting: Alberta government

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 16, 2020 1:13 pm Updated January 16, 2020 1:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s advanced education minister says post-secondary schools are going…

Most of Canada’s housing market likely to be fertile ground for bidding wars in 2020

Canadians hoping to buy a house in 2020 better brace themselves for limited choice and plenty of competition, the latest housing market data suggests. While conditions remain ho-hum in the Prairies and Newfoundland and Labrador, in the rest of the…

Fort McMurray condo owners left in the lurch after insurance company drops building

A condo complex in Fort McMurray has been left without building insurance after it was rejected by numerous companies due to previous claims. Lougheed Estates is a 227-unit building in the north area of Fort McMurray that was built in…

Keystone XL schedule calls for pipeline construction to cross U.S.-Canada border in April

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 11:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TC Energy Corp. says it plans to begin construction in April to connect the Keystone…

Alberta needs better rules to ensure polluters clean up wells: Orphan Well Association

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 8:03 pm Updated January 14, 2020 8:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A group tasked with cleaning up Alberta’s thousands of…