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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.

News Government General
May 28, 2020  

Alberta government stands by Savage’s pipeline, COVID comments

Minister said on a podcast that gathering limits make it a “great time to be building a pipeline.”

News Energy Oil & Gas General
May 26, 2020  

Gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline:’ Alberta minister

Sonya Savage said, “Now is a great time to be building a pipeline because you can’t have protests of more than 15 people”

News Food & Beverage General
May 20, 2020  

JBS beef plant returning to two shifts daily after COVID outbreak

650 workers at the Alberta plant have tested positive for virus and one has died.

News Government Oil & Gas General
April 29, 2020  

No short term end to oil price slump hitting Alberta: premier

Kenney says reduced demand for oil and gas during the pandemic, coupled with a destructive price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, has left the world awash in oil

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
April 23, 2020  

Preventive measures at Alberta meat plants too late to stop outbreaks

COVID-19’s toll on meat packing sector grows with two shutdowns in Alberta and one in Quebec.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 23, 2020  

Alberta investigating virus outbreaks at two beef processing plants

Probes are looking at the circumstances surrounding potential exposure of workers.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
April 23, 2020  

Alberta’s failed oil and gas bailout a warning to feds: report

Says $1.1 billion invested in small and midsize oil and gas companies – one went bankrupt, more likely to follow as share prices tank.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

Alberta predicting 400 to 6,600 coronavirus deaths to come

Province has completed more than 67,000 tests, putting it among the global leaders in per-capita testing.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 1, 2020  

TC Energy enlists Alberta to help finish US$8B Keystone XL project

Province has agreed to invest about $1.5 billion as equity in the pipeline.

News Energy General
March 31, 2020  

Alberta’s energy war room to spend only on ‘subsistence operations’

Canadian Energy Centre is reducing its current operating budget by 90% to “reflect needs” during the pandemic.

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

All options on table to fight oil price collapse: Kenny

Alberta premier says province’s ability to continue contributing to federal taxes is now at risk.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 27, 2020  

Little used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

Alberta Court of Appeal ruled 4-1 that the carbon tax is unconstitutional, finding the argument that climate change is a national concern strips power from the provinces.

News Government Oil & Gas General
February 27, 2020  

Alberta legislature resumes: Focus on jobs and bill to punish protesters

The government introduced a bill that proposes stiffer penalties for anyone who tries to shut down critical economic infrastructure, including railways

News Oil & Gas General
February 27, 2020  

Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

He announced that the Woodland Cree First Nation in northwest Alberta will receive a $187,688 grant to intervene in support of Alberta’s constitutional challenge of Bill C-69

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 26, 2020  

Alberta government in court to stay judge’s order re: oil sands decision

Prosper Petroleum waiting 19 months for a decision on Rigel project, province given 10 days.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Alberta Appeal Court sides with Alberta on federal carbon tax

In a 4-1 decision, the court says the legislation that brought in the tax erodes provincial jurisdiction.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 19, 2020  

Court gives Alberta 10 days to make decision on oil sands project

Prosper Petroleum has asked the court to force the Tory government to rule on a project that was approved by the Alberta Energy Regulator in June 2018.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 13, 2020  

Feds invest $15M in western rail to improve transport capacity

Will improve shipping efficiency from the Alberta Industrial Heartland.

News Oil & Gas General
February 4, 2020  

Dow to expand Alberta ethylene plant: more than US$200M

The Michigan-based company will add a process furnace to increase annual capacity by about 130,000 tonnes.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Capstone acquires stake in 132MW Alberta solar project

When completed, the project will be Canada’s largest solar facility.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Cenovus credits quota easing as it ramps up crude by rail

Shipments to 100,000 barrels per day by the end of last month, which energy company says bodes well for its oil sands expansion plans.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 29, 2020  

Alberta’s climate plan part of decision on Teck oil sands mine: Wilkinson

Environment minister says decisions on new projects consider how they fit with Canada’s goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 28, 2020  

Kenny wants Ottawa to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

Alberta premier says there is no reason to delay the go-ahead for the $20.6-billion project near Wood Buffalo National Park.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 22, 2020  

Alberta Energy Regulator laying off staff, restructuring

Less hierarchy, duplication and more integration as it adapts to 22% less of its operating budget.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 15, 2020  

Alberta promising to fix rules on aging energy wells

Policies addressing the life cycle of energy wells are expected by April.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 6, 2020  

Alberta NDP wants $30M energy war room shut down

Doing more harm than good with its high-profile errors.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 19, 2019  

Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces

Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.