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Local news for Athabasca, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Friday Aug 29 | The News

Federal Liberals ponder mandatory voting, testing grassroots reaction

With voter turnout plunging to new lows, Liberal MPs are pondering the idea of legally requiring Canadians to cast ballots in federal elections.

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Friday Aug 29 | The Winnipeg Free Press

Athabasca finally closes sale of Dover oilsands stake to PetroChina

A big weight has been lifted off Athabasca Oil Corp. with the sale of its Dover oilsands stake finally closing.

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Friday Aug 29 | Bloomberg

Athabasca Completes Dover Deal With PetroChina on Put

Athabasca Oil Corp. completed an agreement with PetroChina Co. as part of the purchase of the Dover oil-sands project and will use the C$1.18 billion of the proceeds to expand its business.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Leonardo DiCaprio accepts Ice Bucket Challenge as Matt Damon uses...

You CAN'T get stuck on a plane toilet, your plane MIGHT be struck by lightning, and your tray table CAN kill you... 10 myths about air travel that you should know before you fly Leonardo DiCaprio was late to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge but he made up for it on Monday in a big way.

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Live Science

Huge Ponds Hold Tar Sands Sludge, and Great Risks

Danielle Droitsch is director of the Canada Project for the NRDC. She contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Everyone's a critic: Celebrities are drawn to Alberta's oilsands

Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam, left, and singer-songwriter Neil Young attend a news conference for the Honour the Treaties tour, a series of benefit concerts held to raise money for legal fight against the expansion of the Athabasca oilsands in northern Alberta and other similar projects, in Toronto on Jan. 12, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Justin Trudeau Q&A: Liberals serious about increasing presence in Alberta

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his caucus have descended on Edmonton this week for two days of strategy sessions ahead of the 2015 federal election.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Canada.com

OHS to target gravel crushing sites with inspection blitz

Occupational Health and Safety will target Alberta gravel crushing sites with an inspection blitz after two people died at work sites earlier this summer.

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Edmonton Journal

Thursday's editorial: Air quality report a call to action

Two years after a plan was established to monitor and regulate pollution in Alberta, a report released to the Journal provides a perfect opportunity for the province to get serious about reducing harmful emissions and cleaning up our air.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Canada.com

PetroChina billions not paid yet, says Athabasca

Construction continues at Athabasca Oil Corp.'s Hangingstone thermal oilsands project, expected to begin producing in early 2015, in northeastern Alberta.

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Reuters

Canada's Athabasca Oil posts bigger loss

Canadian oil sands producer Athabasca Oil Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss as the company made a C$49 million provision to settle some claims made by PetroChina Co Ltd's Phoenix Energy Holdings Ltd. Net loss widened to C$56.8 million, or 14 Canadian cents per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, from C$30 million, or 7 Canadian cents, ... (more)

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