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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.

News Government Economy
June 30, 2020  

Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending

Kenney says the investments will be for roads, health care, schools and in other areas.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 26, 2020  

Alberta probe into foreign funding of anti-oil groups extended

Extra $1 million added to the existing $2.5-million budget, deadline now Oct. 30.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 24, 2020  

Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

Testing and reporting had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 16, 2020  

Scientists criticize Alberta’s monitoring suspension, lack of consultation

Most of it could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 9, 2020  

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch

Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.

News Manufacturing General
June 2, 2020  

Alberta investing $40M in food, farming, and forestry innovation

ERA will provide near-term capital for challenge projects that lead to longer term economic recovery, investment attraction and job creation.