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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.