Alberta

Douglas Channel, the proposed termination point for an oil pipeline in the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project, is pictured in an aerial view in Kitimat on January 10, 2012. (Darryl Dyck, The Canadian Press)

Notley Rethinking Stance on Northern Gateway Pipeline

By The Canadian Press
April 22, 2016 - 10:05am

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is rethinking her stance on the Northern Gateway pipeline as her government and British Columbia work on a deal that could see a pipeline to the West Coast swapped for the purchase of electricity.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announces Alberta’s New Royalty Framework in Calgary, Alta., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal)

Alberta sets out details of modernized conventional oil and gas royalties

By The Canadian Press
April 21, 2016 - 2:14pm

CALGARY - The Alberta government has released details of its new royalty regime, which is says bring clarity and certainty to conventional oil and gas drilling.

Grass fire spreads across the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta in 2012 (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jaime Vedres)

Aerial Firefighting Company Angered By Alberta Budget Cuts

By The Canadian Press
April 21, 2016 - 10:15am

RED DEER - A central Alberta company that fights wildfires from the air says it has been sideswiped by cuts in last week's provincial budget.

Paul Lane, vice-president of Air Spray, says its summer contract with the government has been reduced to three months from four.

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