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Alberta’s Engineers: Revenues, Economic Downturn and Recovery

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Alberta Engineer Revenues Climb, But Not Without Strife Operating revenues for Alberta’s engineering firms have increased by five times since the year 2000. The latest data available to Statistics Canada reports that the sector made a little bit more than $9.9 billion with operating expenses at $8.8 billion, resulting in a … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands: More 2 The Story

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Alberta Oil Sands: There's More 2 the Story Surely you have heard of some of the misinformation being spread by various groups and individuals about Canada’s oil sands. Well, there is much more to the story of oil that needs to be told! Below is a short movie created by Cenovus Energy, an oil company headquartered in … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics

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Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics Searching for some hard facts on the Alberta oil sands? You’ve come to the right place! Alberta’s oil sands hold the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Needless to say, the estimated 1.84 trillion barrels of oil in the oil sands is an invaluable natural resource not only … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit

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Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit 28 percent of oil sands related employment is outside Alberta 450,000 annual work positions will be required by the oil sands over the next 25 years across Canada Alberta contributes to job creation in… Refining Banking and finance Government and … [Read more...]

Why the Outright Opposition in Canada?

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Why the outright opposition in Canada? Is it just me or does it seem like environmental organizations only know one word, “No”, when it comes to oil in Canada? The WWF is one of those groups who says Canada can’t export oil through British Columbia’s north coast under any circumstances. I decided to do some sleuthing to see … [Read more...]

Imperial Oil Moving Downtown Offices to Quarry Park Calgary

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Imperial Oil Moving its Calgary Offices to Quarry Park Employees at Imperial Oil who are used to working in downtown Calgary will soon have to commute to their new office location in the southeast community of Quarry Park by shuttle bus. At some point in the future there will be the new southeast LRT line servicing the rapidly … [Read more...]

Alberta and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

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Alberta and GHG Reductions Alberta was the first jurisdiction in North America to legislate industrial greenhouse gas emission reductions Air quality around oil sands operations are better than all North American cities reviewed by the Alberta Clean Air Strategic Alliance The province of Alberta has … [Read more...]

Should Canadians shop at Lush Cosmetics

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Will you shop at Lush after you watch this video Why does Lush throw stones at Canada ? Canada is the worlds most environmentally conscious, most regulated and most transparent country of the worlds major oil reserve countries. We also enjoy the worlds highest standards for human rights, democracy and freedom. Do you think … [Read more...]

The Truth About the Canadian Oil Sands

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The Truth About Canada’s Oil Sands The Canadian oil sands are attacked on a constant basis for a myriad of fabricated reasons. One of the biggest complaints is that the oil sands greenhouse gas emissions per barrel are higher than conventional crude. The truth is that the oil sands are not the most ghg intensive oil produced … [Read more...]

1000 Researchers to Improve Oil Sands Impact

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Oil Sands Research and Information Network – OSRIN At the University of Alberta, more than 1000 researchers are collaborating on a single challenge; responsible development of our oil sands. Yes, that’s right! In Edmonton, Alberta at the University of Alberta the Oil Sands Research and Information Network are working hard to … [Read more...]