Elizabeth May on Alberta: ‘fossil fuels have no economic future’

November 15 2019 12:07pm Green party MP Elizabeth May commented on the province of Alberta and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, stating that there are “toxic liabilities” in the province and that it is not exempt from climate change within the…

Lawsuit claims land in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan owed to Métis

Tens of thousands of square kilometres of land in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan are owed to the Métis people, a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Saskatoon claims. The individuals and communities involved in the lawsuit said they are seeking redress for…

Victoria mayor to tour Alberta oilsands project

The Mayor of Victoria has taken up an invitation from a member of Calgary city council to visit the oil sands near Fort McMurray at the end of April. Ward 1 Coun. Ward Sutherland had gone on social media and…

Alberta regulator apologizes for spooking public with $260-billion cleanup cost estimate

The Alberta Energy Regulator is apologizing for a “staggering” presentation, made last February by one of its highest-ranking officials, warning the province’s oilpatch that it could be sitting on an estimated $260 billion in financial liabilities. Story continues below The…

Hot Jobs: Is working in oil and gas still a surefire way to make a lot of money?

Whether you’re figuring out your first career path or looking to change directions, a new series from Global News, Hot Jobs, focuses on career strategy for a new era in work. Terry Reid never worried about holding down a job…

Cleaning up Alberta’s oilpatch could cost $260 billion, regulatory documents warn

Cleaning up the Alberta oilpatch could cost an estimated $260 billion, internal regulatory documents warn. The staggering financial liabilities for the energy industry’s mining waste and graveyard of spent facilities were spelled out by a high-ranking official of the Alberta…