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February 09, 2018

Alberta Caribou Meetings – Take Part

The Government of Alberta is seeking input on their proposed regulations for Northern Alberta to help promote the stability and recovery of the provinces caribou population. We all have an interest in maintain species at risk here in Alberta, and it is important for Albertans like you to take part.

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January 11, 2018

Let’s make 2018 the year Canada competes

For two weeks in February, every four years, Canadians get to show the rest of the world what we’re made of.

On the slopes, on the track, and on the ice, Canada’s best athletes shine on the world’s biggest stage, the Winter Olympics. It has now become somewhat expected for Canada to feature prominently on the medal podium at the winter games.

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November 27, 2017

On energy, the world is telling Canada to get its act together

By Brad Tennant 

The International Energy Agency released its 2017 World Energy Outlook report last week and to nobody’s great surprise demand for fossil fuels is going nowhere but up. 

Way, way up. 

The Paris-based IEA concluded oil and gas will continue to be the planet’s number one and two energy sources well into this century and beyond. Between now and 2040, China will need to add the current electrical generation capacity of the entire United States in order to meet demand. India is in the same boat, requiring the equivalent of the European Union’s power system over the next two decades.

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November 09, 2017

Trans Mountain: Let’s get this done

 

When the Trans Mountain Pipeline started operating in 1953, Canadian oil finally displaced oil that mainly came from the United States. The pipeline made Canada stronger in addition to creating jobs and economic benefits for generations.  

The opportunity to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline is equally historic and will provide jobs and economic benefits for generations to come. When history renders a final judgment on this antagonistic era of Canadian energy development, it will likely hinge on what happens with the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

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November 06, 2017

“End of Oil” is a relic of the past

It really wasn’t all that long ago that energy industry analysis and observers stopped heralding the impending “end of oil.” 

A photo of two abandoned and rusted out gasoline pumps along with the headline “The end of The Oil Age” graced The October 2003 issue of The Economist. A year later, American journalist Paul Roberts published “The End of Oil,” a book which predicted the world would exhaust oil supplies inside of 30 years.

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