The chief executives of major oil companies are questioning why so many oil rail cars are sitting idle in Alberta, while the provincial government is still limiting oil production.
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Health Canada is following in the European Union's footsteps as it moves to ban the use of neonic pesticides due to concerns about their impact on bees and other wildlife. But many farmers are fighting to maintain the status quo.
According to an internal union document obtained by CBC News, WestJet negotiators suggested the airline could layoff a large number of pilots and lock out the remaining unionized pilots.
The goal of a new laboratory on the outskirts of Calgary is to not only capture harmful greenhouse gas emissions, but find a way to make money from the carbon dioxide.
As WestJet airline revamps its operations, the formerly scrappy upstart is becoming more and more like its rival, Air Canada, which has in turn adapted to be more like Westjet.
WestJet pilots could walk off the job as early as May 19 after voting 91 per cent in favour of striking if no deal is reached.
Wild swings in oil prices have react havoc on energy company finances in recent years, prompting several to lock in their price to avoid further shocks. However, those price hedges have been a boon to some companies and a curse to others.
After eight months at the bargaining table, the union representing WestJet pilots is calling a strike vote.
Three years after the devastating oil price crash, optimism is back in the industry as prices are surging toward $70 US per barrel, and thoughts of $100 return. The enthusiasm has even spread to Alberta, although it's tempered.
Kinder Morgan CEO Steven Kean told investors on Wednesday afternoon that negotiations with the federal government are underway to see if a deal can be struck to salvage the Trans Mountain expansion project, which continues to face opposition from the B.C. government.