Indigenous leaders protest against major Alberta oilsands mine proposal

Indigenous leaders from British Columbia and Alberta who oppose Teck’s Frontier mine say its impact will be felt by First Nations well beyond the site of the massive oilsands project. Indigenous leaders from British Columbia and Alberta who oppose Teck’s…

New study suggests Wood Buffalo National Park health unaffected by oilsands, hydro dams

New research suggests Canada’s largest national park is not drying out from upstream hydro dams or being contaminated by the oilsands. Recently published papers from scientists at the University of Waterloo question previous studies done for the federal government and…

Alberta Senator Doug Black wants prime minister and cabinet to meet in the province

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 8, 2020 3:06 pm Updated January 8, 2020 3:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A senator from Alberta is inviting Prime Minister Justin…

New shipping rules expected to impact Canadian oilsands industry in 2020

A new wave of cold water is about to hit Canada’s much-buffeted oilsands industry but whether it will be a perfect storm or a tempest in a teapot is yet to be seen. Tighter pollution rules by the International Maritime…

Wilkinson ‘wrestling’ with how Frontier oilsands mine would fit into climate commitments

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 17, 2019 10:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal environment minister says he’s spoken with his Alberta counterpart about how Canada’s climate…

Premier Jason Kenney to travel to U.K. with adviser to attract investment to Alberta

Premier Jason Kenney is heading to London, England next week to promote Alberta’s energy sector and try to attract investment into the province, his office announced on Friday. “One of the greatest challenges facing our largest industry is access to…

Indigenous activists protest proposal of massive oilsands mine at COP25 in Madrid

A pair of protests were held this week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid that saw Indigenous activists speak out in opposition to a massive oilsands mine proposed for northern Alberta. One of the protests was held…