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Extreme weather a growing risk to Canada's electricity grid: experts

Extreme weather a growing risk to Canada's electricity grid: experts

CALGARY — A series of electricity grid alerts in Alberta during the deep freeze last week made headlines across the country, but experts say power systems all across North America are increasingly at risk of being overloaded during severe weather.
Partnership paves way for rare earth elements mine north of Prince George

Partnership paves way for rare earth elements mine north of Prince George

McLeod Lake Indian Band and Defense Metals teaming up on Wicheeda Project east of Bear Lake to produce magnetic metals used in cell phones, electric vehicles and levitation trains
Alberta releases first report on well cleanup; $33B liability estimate called too low

Alberta releases first report on well cleanup; $33B liability estimate called too low

Alberta's oil and gas producers spent nearly $700 million in 2022 on cleaning up the hundreds of thousands of old wells that dot the province, the regulator's first report on the extent of those liabilities indicates.
Trade minister cites housing shortage as cause for ceasefire in U.S. softwood spat

Trade minister cites housing shortage as cause for ceasefire in U.S. softwood spat

WASHINGTON — Canada's international trade minister says the great North American softwood lumber standoff is putting a drag on the continent's already tight housing supply. Mary Ng says Ottawa will contest the U.S.
UPDATE: Delta Mayor calls for review into Fortis gas leak

UPDATE: Delta Mayor calls for review into Fortis gas leak

FortisBC issues apology after mayor pens scathing letter to energy company.
Oil sector CEO compensation jumps double-digits amid surging profits: report

Oil sector CEO compensation jumps double-digits amid surging profits: report

CALGARY — CEO pay in the oil and gas sector has soared with the industry's post-pandemic resurgence and will likely increase even more with the completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion this year, a new report projects.
LNG projects raising cost of living, says B.C. First Nation

LNG projects raising cost of living, says B.C. First Nation

Hereditary chiefs say not all economic impacts of LNG are positive
BC Hydro to spend $36 billion on infrastructure over next 10 years, Eby says

BC Hydro to spend $36 billion on infrastructure over next 10 years, Eby says

New construction on those hydro projects is expected to spark a labour-force growth spurt that will result in between 10,500 and 12,500 jobs annually.
Cold snap underscores importance of natural gas in B.C.

Cold snap underscores importance of natural gas in B.C.

No electricity or natural gas shortages were felt in B.C. during cold snap
Alberta oil output hits new record as producers ramp up for Trans Mountain completion

Alberta oil output hits new record as producers ramp up for Trans Mountain completion

The Alberta Energy Regulator says crude oil production in the province rose by 8.8 per cent in November to a new historic high of 4.2 million barrels per day.