News Government General Health & Safety
August 16, 2021  

Rapid antigen tests to be available to SMEs in in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced that over 2000

News Business Operations Production
December 18, 2020  

Alberta expands its self-isolation hotel program

COVID-19 cases soared at meat packing plant outbreaks earlier this year

News Government General
December 3, 2020  

Captain Kirk urges Alberta to adopt federal COVID tracer

William Shatner tweets the province cannot go its own way in a world interconnected by travel.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 25, 2020  

Alberta outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3B: finance minister

Province’s economy hit by COVID-19 pandemic, the drop in oil prices and a global economic contraction.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
November 10, 2020  

Biden win bad news for Keystone XL, but new relationship with Canada

Better aligned with Canada’s federal stance on climate change, could make Canadian companies more competitive with their US peers.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2020  

Alberta auditor general flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders

Says the errors have been or are being corrected by the United Conservative government.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

Feds invest $100M to spur job creation in Alberta and fight climate change

Programs will support industry, farmers, Indigenous people, researchers, small businesses and families to reduce emissions.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 3, 2020  

$150M for shovel-ready projects in Alberta that cut emissions

Federal and provincial joint funding targets rapid job creation, economic opportunities.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
October 29, 2020  

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31

Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.

News Energy General
October 29, 2020  

Husky pipeline spills 900K litres of produced water in NW Alberta

Leak was discovered on Oct. 26 in the Rainbow Lake area and some of the water spilled into nearby muskeg.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 26, 2020  

Alberta to limit temporary foreign worker program, saving jobs for locals

Labour and Immigration Minister Jason Copping says the changes will save more than 1,300 jobs for Albertans.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 26, 2020  

Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

Government contends foreign interests have been working to undermine the industry for years.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 19, 2020  

Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not unpaid property taxes

Industry will get a three-year break on property taxes for new wells, pipelines and new equipment.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Alberta changing COVID-19 testing as cases continue to rise

All tests at assessment centres will be by appointment only, no more drop ins.

News Manufacturing General Production Technology
October 8, 2020  

Calgary company to provide Alberta medical staff with face masks

Orpyx Medical Technologies will ensure the province has sufficient medical grade PPE over two years.

News Energy Government General
October 8, 2020  

Alberta wants to clear the way for ‘untapped’ geothermal energy

Legislation would set the stage for further development of geothermal energy, which comes from heat beneath the earth.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court

Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.

News Government General
September 20, 2020  

Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list

This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2020  

Alberta won’t ‘micromanage’ businesses as COVID-19 infections climb

Kenny says government wants to avoid jerking business owners around with added restrictions.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 7, 2020  

Record high lumber, panel prices drive up Alberta stumpage fees

They’ve nearly doubled to $67.31 in September, from $36.56 per cubic metre in August.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
August 27, 2020  

Alberta to outline $20B plus deficit in fiscal reckoning

Debt expected to rise to almost $77 billion by next spring and to almost $88 billion by 2023.

News Energy General
August 10, 2020  

Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Ontario signed a memorandum of understanding in December regarding development of small modular reactors

News Energy General
August 4, 2020  

Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring

The monitoring program funds research by outside organizations as well as government scientists

News Energy General
August 3, 2020  

Expansion of Alberta coal mine will need federal review: environment minister

The existing Vista mine began shipping coal for export in May 2019 and the company is now looking to double, or possibly even triple, its output

News General
July 16, 2020  

Ichor Blood Services expands in-home COVID-19 antibody testing amid high demand

Ichor Blood Services currently offers bookings in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto, with immediate plans to expand

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 16, 2020  

Environment minister reconsidering staying out of Alberta coal mine review

Vista mine began shipping coal for export in May 2019 and the company is now looking to double, or even triple its output.

News Government General
July 14, 2020  

Alberta giving out 20M more masks, not mandatory to wear them

Wide distribution through fast-food chains, municipal transit, places of worship, long-term care and seniors facilities, and other places.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 14, 2020  

Shell’s Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Quest opened in 2015 and cost about $1.35 billion, backed with $745 million from the Alberta government and $120 million from Ottawa.

News Government General
July 9, 2020  

Premier defends hiring ex-MLA Rodney for trade office

Not a payback fro giving up his seat for Kenny, stood out as a go-getter needed for the Houston job.

News Minerals General
July 9, 2020  

Alberta won’t require full environmental assessments for sandpits

They’ll be regulated as they have been in the past with no conditions on approvals.

News Energy General
July 8, 2020  

Alberta politician who gave seat up for Kenney gets Texas appointment

Dave Rodney appointed Alberta’s agent general, will drive energy business and investment to the province.