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Evacuation order lifted for all Fort McMurray oilsands camps

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
A mandatory evacuation order has been rescinded for the remaining oilsands camps in the Fort McMurray area that were evacuated last week.

Oilsands critic lauds companies for helping Fort MacKay first nation during Fort McMurray evacuation

CBC.ca - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Dr. John O'Connor is known for raising concerns about the health impact of oilsands development on indigenous people. But now, he is praising those same companies for helping the people of Fort MacKay during the Fort McMurray evacuation.
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Growing wildfire forces evacuation of Fort McMurray oilsands camps

CBC.ca - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Oilsands camps north of Fort McMurray have been ordered to evacuate once again over the threat from a resurgent wildfire, forcing about 8,000 workers to leave the facilities.

Connacher Oil gets court OK to put oilsands leases, plants up for sale

CBC.ca - ‎May 20, 2016‎
​Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd. and its court-appointed monitor are seeking offers for its oilsands leases and extraction plants.
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Oilsands production restarts cautiously as Fort McMurray fire weakens

CBC.ca - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Market participants are closely watching on Wednesday for the prospect of further restarts by Canadian oilsands producers near wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray as some companies began slowly bringing operations back online.
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Cape Breton oilsands worker heads back to Fort McMurray

CBC.ca - ‎May 11, 2016‎
A Cape Breton man will be one of the first to get back to work at the oilsands after the wildfire forced the evacuation of his camp last week.
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Enbridge pipelines to resume oilsands shipments as Fort Mac fire risk eases

CBC.ca - ‎May 12, 2016‎
​Enbridge Inc. says its regional pipeline system for the Alberta oilsands will likely be back to full capacity within a matter of days, given the diminished risk from wildfires that have devastated the Fort McMurray area.
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5 potential warning signs of a Canadian downturn: Don Pittis

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Downturns happen. Everyone knows it. And while there were happy signs earlier this year, now, as Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz prepares his latest release on interest rates tomorrow, there are growing indications that Canada's Dr.
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Edmonton fundraiser earns heaps of cash for Fort McMurray fire relief

CBC.ca - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A fundraiser hosted by former Alberta MLAs Thomas Lukaszuk, Gene Zwozdesky, and the owner of the Maharaja Hall raised over $150,000 for the Fort McMurray relief effort Monday night.
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Victoria man charged with impersonating Fort McMurray evacuee

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The RCMP has revealed a man facing charges for allegedly impersonating a Fort McMurray evacuee is actually from Victoria, B.C.. Earlier this month Darryl Rondeau, 45, allegedly told residents of Claresholm, Alberta, that he and his girlfriend had lost ...
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Alberta fire she fled twice means mom won't see son married in Jamaica

CBC.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
First, the fire destroyed Kimberly Parson's home in Fort McMurray. She then had to flee from an oilsands site where she worked, but the topper for the Newfoundland woman is that she can't attend her eldest son's wedding in Jamaica without her passport.
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Syncrude says bison herd holding up well as Fort McMurray wildfires rage nearby

CBC.ca - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The herd, co-managed with the Fort McKay First Nation, lives on a depleted oilsands mine that's been filled in and planted with vegetation.
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Suncor wins latest round in battle over random drug tests

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Oilsands giant Suncor Energy has won the latest round in its push to randomly test thousands of workers for drugs and alcohol in Alberta.
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Not so fast: BC government clashes with NEB on Trans Mountain approval

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Kinder Morgan has applied to twin nearly 1,000 kilometres of existing pipeline in order to nearly triple its capacity to move bitumen from the Alberta oil sands to a waterfront shipping terminal in Burnaby. In approving the project, the NEB said the ...
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Canadian wholesale sales in bigger March drop than expected

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Adding to the worries, economists have reduced their outlooks for growth this year due to the wildfires that have ripped through Fort McMurray, Alta.
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Loonie dips as oil retreats, US dollar advances

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Canadian dollar retreated Thursday amid a drop in the price of oil, coupled with a higher U.S. dollar. The loonie dropped 0.48 of a U.S.
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10% of Alberta's natural gas production flows to Ontario

CBC.ca - ‎May 18, 2016‎
At first, it feels like another nail in the coffin for Alberta natural gas producers. Ontario, with its pending climate change plan, looks set to turn away from natural gas for home heating.
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Montreal man collects 200 boxes of donations for Fort McMurray evacuees

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A Montreal man who gathered donated toiletries at the request of an Edmonton relief centre for Fort MacMurray evacuees says the donations will begin their westward journey today.

Calgary news, weather and traffic for May 18

CBC.ca - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The wildfire menacing Fort McMurray for the past two weeks is carving a new path of destruction. It has destroyed an oilsands work camp north of the city, with two others still under threat. The 665 room Blacksand Executive Lodge burned down last night.

#YEG Today: What you need to know to get where you're going

CBC.ca - ‎May 18, 2016‎
No debt ceiling means no government accountability, Wildrose warns · Disaster levy? Wildfires spark renewed calls for Alberta consumption tax · Fort McMurray fire sweeps east through northern oilsands sites · New brewery drafts into Edmonton beer scene.
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