Wilkinson says White House, senators have ‘sympathy’ for Canada’s position on Line 5

White House officials, Capitol Hill lawmakers and the US secretary of energy have all expressed “significant sympathy” for the plight of Canada’s Line 5 pipeline, Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Thursday after a day of meetings in the US capital. President Joe Biden’s administration understands the cross-border pipeline’s ongoing role in securing North American … Read more

Calgary Stampede canvas auction returns after pandemic delay – Calgary

The return of the Calgary Stampede’s canvas auction Tuesday night mirrored much of the economic uncertainty coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is typically considered a bellwether for Alberta’s oil and gas industry, as many sponsors that pay to have their company names on chuckwagons competing in the festival’s rodeo are energy industry … Read more

Amid soaring gas prices, Republicans in US Congress bring up Keystone XL decision

Republicans are doing their best to resurrect the controversy around the long-dead Keystone XL pipeline expansion, using it as an election-year political cudgel against Joe Biden in hopes of convincing voters that soaring gasoline prices are the US president’s fault. Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce took turns Wednesday grilling a group … Read more

Walmart building new fulfillment center north of Calgary, vows to create 325 new jobs

Construction on a new 430,000 square foot fulfillment center for Walmart Canada is well underway north of Calgary. The big box retailer has invested $118 million into the facility, which is set to be a delivery hub for the company’s online orders in western Canada. According to company officials, the high-tech facility will use robotic … Read more

Tourmaline Oil earns nearly half of record $2B of 2021 profit in 4th quarter

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 4, 2022 12:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –TO Larger font Increase article font size TO+ Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it earned nearly half of its $2 billion net profit last year in the final quarter of 2021. The Calgary-based energy company says its net income … Read more

New group hopes people venture further south to explore Alberta’s Rockies – Lethbridge

It’s an attempt to make going off the beaten path, the road more travelled. Hoping to boost tourism in Alberta’s southwest, the South Canadian Rockies Tourist Association (SCRTA) decided to come together. “Put us in a position where we could better communicate to the public the opportunities for tourism in the area, as well to … Read more