Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring
The monitoring program funds research by outside organizations as well as government scientists
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending
Kenney says the investments will be for roads, health care, schools and in other areas.
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.
Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15
Testing and reporting had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch
Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.
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.