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Occupational Health and Safety will target Alberta gravel crushing sites with an inspection blitz after two people died at work sites earlier this summer.
Construction continues at Athabasca Oil Corp.'s Hangingstone thermal oilsands project, expected to begin producing in early 2015, in northeastern Alberta.
The province dropped one species - the trumpeter swan - from its threatened species list, but it has been replaced by four others.
It is still identified as a species of special concern, which means it is still vulnerable, but not in immediate danger.
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.
Athabasca Oil Corp. shares fell Monday as the company sought to assure investors over receipt of a cash windfall from PetroChina Co.
Updated: Mon Aug 18, 2014 09:11 pm
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