Markets, oil prices plunge over COVID-19 fears

Investors got a crude awakening Monday, as oil prices and the stock markets took another tumble. David Akin explains how COVID-19 continues to cripple the economy, how Ottawa is offering reassurance, and how it looks like Alberta is moving into…

Part of Syncrude oilsands upgrader remains down after fire last Sunday

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 6, 2020 12:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Part of Syncrude Canada’s oilsands mining complex in northern Alberta remains out of commission following…

Premier Jason Kenney defends war room while appearing on 630 CHED

March 4 2020 10:09am While appearing on 630 CHED Mornings with Chelsea Bird and Shaye Ganam, Premier Jason Kenney defended the $30-million a year Canadian Energy Centre amid calls to shut it down. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Alberta government took six months to release alarming climate report

Alberta will warm faster than the rest of the planet because of human activity, causing a range of profound impacts on the province’s economy, infrastructure and public health, says a new report, prepared by climate scientists and published on a…

Rachel Notley blames Jason Kenney for Teck Frontier mine shelved: ‘Step up before our province gets left behind’

Alberta NDP opposition leader Rachel Notley claimed international investors are being driven away from Alberta by a lack of a natural resource framework that balances growth with sustainability — such as a carbon tax — when addressing Teck Resources shelving…

Few hurdles remain for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 4, 2020 4:16 pm Updated February 4, 2020 4:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Federal Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday removes the…

Mining firm Teck Resources sets target to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 3, 2020 12:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Vancouver-based mining company proposing to build the massive Frontier oilsands mine in northeastern Alberta…