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Yesterday | 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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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Higher shipment volumes drive Enbridge's profit beat

Enbridge Inc, Canada's largest pipeline company, reported a better-than-expected profit in the second quarter, driven mainly by higher shipment volumes on the Canadian Mainline and regional oil sands systems.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Western Producer

Ginseng crops expand to Prairies

Ginseng, a $30 million a year crop for British Columbia, could be successfully grown on the Prairies despite cold weather and constant wind.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

GlobalNews

One dropped, four added to Alberta's threatened species list

The province dropped one species - the trumpeter swan - from its threatened species list, but it has been replaced by four others.

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Brandon Sun

Trumpeter swans still species of concern, but off Alberta threatened list

It is still identified as a species of special concern, which means it is still vulnerable, but not in immediate danger.

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Hispanic Business

Athabasca Minerals Inc. Announces Q2 2014 Results and Appoints Mr. Peter Elzinga ICD.D as Chairman

The Corporation currently has 426,000 tonnes of gravel and 437,000 tonnes of sand located at five inventory locations at Athabasca corporate pits and stockpile sites.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Pete McMartin: Alberta's life blood flows from Fort McMurray

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Canada.com

Athabasca Oil Corp shares dive on worries over PetroChina $1.23-billion payment

Athabasca Oil Corp. shares fell Monday as the company sought to assure investors over receipt of a cash windfall from PetroChina Co.

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The Globe and Mail

Athabasca release to clarify Dover situation, doesn't

Athabasca Oil Corp. issued a "clarification" on Monday of the murky situation regarding the sale of its stake in an Alberta oil sands project.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada.com

Cold Lake heating up as oil boom accelerates

CEO Steve Spence says he used to call Cold Lake the "unknown story in the oil sands."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Earth Times

Alberta Tar Sands pollution evidence is devastating

The tailings ponds, the atmosphere, the slash and burn approach to forests are all part of the problem, but what stands out in Northern Alberta is the attitude to local communities and the lack of study into the effects on their health; Tar sands image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock Close to the massive spread of tar sand extraction near Fort ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Athabasca says Dover oil sands sale to proceed

The reports, in Chinese media, have rocked Athabasca's share price over the past week, and come as China continues with a widespread crackdown on senior officials facing allegations of corruption.

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WireNews+Co

IRW-Press: Lakeland Resources Inc. Acquires Newnham Lake Property, Athabasca Basin

Lakeland Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Newnham Lake Property , within the northeast portion of the Athabasca Basin.

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