Calgary-based energy firm withdraws permit application for controversial Oregon pipeline

An Alberta energy company has withdrawn its application for a state permit for a controversial natural gas pipeline and export terminal in Oregon, and a project spokesperson said Friday it is instead awaiting possible federal approval. Two Oregon state lawmakers…

Brandon, Winnipeg police seeing increase in phone scams: ‘It’s definitely concerning’

Police services in Manitoba are reporting increases in a variety of phone scams. The Winnipeg Police Service says it’s seeing a spike in reports of scams where fraudsters impersonate someone from the Canada Revenue Agency or another government department, and…

Impacts of provincial budget cuts on Calgary council’s agenda Monday

On Monday, Calgary city council will wade into recommendations on how to deal with a shortfall of $73 million in provincial funding for capital projects. Brought in by the Ed Stelmach government in 2007, the Municipal Sustainability Initiative was supposed…

Final arguments wrap up in NB Power smart meter hearing

Posted January 22, 2020 5:54 pm Updated January 22, 2020 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The New Brunswick Energy and Utilities board spent Wednesday hearing closing statements on the…

Former Alberta politician on tax strike over unpaid property taxes from oil companies to municipalities

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 22, 2020 1:11 pm Updated January 22, 2020 1:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A former member of the Alberta legislature says he…