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Media Advisory: AER briefing on corporate enforcement action

Calgary, Alberta (Feb 14, 2017)… Members of the media are invited to a briefing on corporate enforcement action taken by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). Representatives from the AER will be available for comment. Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Time: 10 – 11 a.m. Location: AER Govier Hall 3rd floor, Calgary Head Office 250-5th Street […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 20179 Views

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National Energy Board to hold public hearing to consider the Wyndwood Pipeline Project

February 14, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a public hearing to consider a proposal from Westcoast Energy Inc., doing business as Spectra Energy Transmission, (Westcoast) to build and operate the 27-kilometre-long Wyndwood Pipeline Expansion Project in northeast British Columbia. The NEB’s Hearing Order, released today, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 20178 Views

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Media Advisory: Winter Cities Shake-Up kicks off this week

February 13, 2017 Media are invited to the 2017 Winter Cities Shake-Up, an international conference shaking up preconceptions of winter. Join leaders and innovators from 40 winter cities around the globe as they share out-of-the-box approaches to urban winter living in the areas of culture, design and business. Date: Thursday, February 16 to Saturday, February […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 20177 Views

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New Partnership to Prepare Indigenous Women for Entry into Pipeline Construction

Calgary, AB – Women Building Futures (WBF) and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project recently entered into a new partnership to recruit, assess and train Indigenous women for safe and productive entry into the pipeline construction field. The newly created 8-week Trans Mountain Pipeline Construction Labourer Training Program (the Program) will begin on July 4, 2017 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20178 Views

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Bulletin 2017-05: Release of ST60B-2016: Upstream Petroleum Industry Flaring and Venting Report, 2015

Feb. 10, 2017 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is releasing its annual ST60B-2016: Upstream Petroleum Industry Flaring and Venting Report, 2015. The AER has updated the report to support the AER’s regulatory development work on methane reduction. This update does not require industry to submit new data to the AER. ST60B changes are as follows: […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 20178 Views

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Bison again roam Banff National Park after century long absence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 6, 2017 BANFF, Alta. _ Bison are once again grazing along the remote eastern slopes of Banff National Park after a more than century-long absence. Parks Canada announced Monday it has moved 16 of the animals to the mountainous landscape that vast herds of the species once roamed for thousands of years. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201713 Views

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Alberta promotes environmental awareness

The provincial government is investing $600,000 to help people take action together on climate change. The Community Environment Action grant program is a key part of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan. It will support all Albertans – young and old, rural and urban – to better understand and address climate change. Albertans are already committed to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201714 Views

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CPAWS celebrates historic return of bison to Banff National Park

ALBERTA – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (“CPAWS”) celebrates Parks Canada’s reintroduction of Plains Bison to Banff National Park. After a tumultuous history, and coming dangerously close to extinction in the late 1800’s, Plains Bison (Bison bison) will make a monumental return to the wild in their historic home in the Canadian Rockies. Parks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201717 Views

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Plains Bison return to Banff National Park

February 6, 2017 As a world leader in conservation, Parks Canada is committed to the recovery of species such as the plains bison. Parks Canada is pleased to announce that on February 1, 16 bison were successfully translocated to the Panther Valley in Banff National Park. Absent from the Banff wilderness for more than a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201716 Views

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Alberta to fund climate education programs by schools, groups to provide info – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 6, 2017 CALGARY _ The Alberta government will fund schools and community groups that want to implement climate change education programs in the province. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says the government will make $600,000 available to organizations that seek to provide scientifically sound information to the public. She says the programs are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201714 Views

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