Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak 10 times bigger than thought

A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said…

If Wexit were to happen, Alberta would be a world leader in greenhouse gas emissions per capita

As support for the separatist Wexit Alberta movement grows, so too does an image of Alberta, independent from Canada. As a country, Alberta would lead in greenhouse gas emissions per capita, nearly tripling that of higher emitting nations, academics say.…

Don’t force military court to hear Omar Khadr appeal, U.S. government argues

Forcing a military court to hear and decide an appeal from former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is inappropriate, the American government says. In new legal filings, U.S. government lawyers argue the years-long delay in hearing the Canadian’s case is…

‘Most selfless, generous’ Sherwood Park family of 4 killed in crash in South Africa

A family of four on a missions trip to South Africa were all killed in a traffic collision there on Nov. 3, 2019, family and friends say. According to a GoFundMe, Brendan and Melissa Perrott, along with their two children,…

Here’s how experts say the Keystone oil spill could impact Canadian oil, gas prices

On Thursday, an estimated 9,120 barrels of oil spilled from TC Energy Corp.’s Keystone’s crude pipeline near Edinburgh, North Dakota. Early estimates suggest 1.4 million litres of oil have spilled, affecting 2,090 square meters of land. READ MORE: Keystone pipeline…

Edmonton designer who makes guitar string jewelry joining benefit concert in L.A.

An Edmonton artist who creates jewelry from retired musical instrument strings is celebrating two new collaborations. Michelle Dall’Acqua is the lead designer of Heartstrings Jewelry. For several years, she’s partnered with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, repurposing used strings into necklaces,…

Carbon pricing impact on Alberta’s oilsands were lowballed by Exxon, lawsuit alleges

Alberta’s oilsands are at the centre of a court battle in New York this week that legal experts say could affect future climate lawsuits in Canada. “The evidence that’s coming out through this case is absolutely relevant to other lawsuits,”…