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Alberta jobs bring opportunity, prosperity to communities from coast to coast

Alberta jobs bring opportunity, prosperity to communities from coast to coast

Sean Prosser flies home every week from Alberta’s oil sands just so he can hop into another plane, volunteering his time to help patients in the East Kootenay region of B.C. get to Kelowna for medical appointments.
Interprovincial workers bringing benefits of Alberta oil and gas sector back home

Interprovincial workers bringing benefits of Alberta oil and gas sector back home

Over the past two decades, Alberta has been a magnet for job seekers across Canada, even during downturns in the provincial economy, according to an analysis by the Canadian Energy Centre.
Tragic childhood paves path toward energy for Indigenous entrepreneur

Tragic childhood paves path toward energy for Indigenous entrepreneur

When Chris Sankey recalls his childhood, fond memories are intertwined with an inescapable sorrow.
‘You can have both’: Students urge optimistic approach to energy and environmental protection

‘You can have both’: Students urge optimistic approach to energy and environmental protection

Growing up in Alberta, 30-year-old Skye Lybbert has always enjoyed being out in the mountains, curious about understanding the rocks and earth beneath his feet and problem solving.
Guest commentary: Should the COVID-19 pandemic spark an energy “revolution?” 

Guest commentary: Should the COVID-19 pandemic spark an energy “revolution?” 

Two new reports, one from the International Energy Agency (IEA), and one from the United Nations (UN), call for an energy revolution in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Casting the potential revolution as an opportunity created by the need to rebuild the global economy after the pandemic, the two reports seek to re-package many of the flawed ideas put forward by those who have been seeking the end of hydrocarbon-based energy for over twenty years.  
Oil sands city welcomes the world, embraces diversity

Oil sands city welcomes the world, embraces diversity

When Mohammed Ali Al-Zabidi first arrived in Fort McMurray with his family in 2008 he wasn’t sure how he would adapt to the northern Alberta community on the doorstep of the province’s oil sands.

Canada’s energy industry provides opportunity for highly-trained immigrants

Canada’s energy industry provides opportunity for highly-trained immigrants

If there’s one lesson that has been more important in Prince Azom’s life than any other, it’s probably one of the earliest pieces of advice he received from his parents.

Emerging LNG sector can help power Canada’s economic recovery: Report

Emerging LNG sector can help power Canada’s economic recovery: Report

Canada’s emerging LNG sector can play an important role in the country’s economic recovery from COVID-19, providing a wealth of jobs for modern, highly trained workers and the industry’s supporting businesses, says a new report by PetroLMI.

Green pivot will rob Canada’s Indigenous communities of opportunity: B.C. MLA

Green pivot will rob Canada’s Indigenous communities of opportunity: B.C. MLA

An immediate green shift away from oil and gas could rob many Canadian First Nations of a prosperous future, says an outspoken Indigenous leader and B.C. MLA.

Canadian cleantech making big environmental strides in oil and gas

Canadian cleantech making big environmental strides in oil and gas

Marty Reed knows it is unusual for an established Silicon Valley venture capitalist to abandon the headquarters of tech to set up shop in Canada, but it’s something he did happily five years ago.