Embracing nuclear for Canada’s energy future |
Part three: The future of nuclear energy is promising

THIRD IN A SERIES ON EMBRACING NUCLEAR FOR CANADA’S ENERGY FUTURE Globally we are trying to reduce GHG emissions. In Alberta and Saskatchewan, we are desperately trying to clean our electricity grids. Yet, despite the fact that uranium deposits are abundant in Saskatchewan, no one is talking about nuclear power as a solution. In this blog

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Cleaning Up Our Electric Grid: Go it alone or work together?

Canada’s provincial and territorial governments are in the mood to work together. Earlier this month, they finalized the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) in a positive step toward liberalizing trade within Canada. The agreement seeks to create equal opportunity for Canadians by breaking down barriers to trade, investment and labour mobility within the country. Unlike

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Embracing nuclear for Canada’s energy future |
Part two: Nuclear energy is cheap energy

SECOND IN A SERIES ON EMBRACING NUCLEAR FOR CANADA’S ENERGY FUTURE Globally we are trying to reduce GHG emissions. In Alberta and Saskatchewan, we are desperately trying to clean our electricity grids. Yet, despite the fact that uranium deposits are abundant in Saskatchewan, no one is talking about nuclear power as a solution. In this blog

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WATCH | Up Front: Modernizing the National Energy Board

Today, the Canada West Foundation released Up Front: Modernizing the National Energy Board. Report author Trevor McLeod, Director of the Natural Resources Centre, discusses the report’s recommendations, and the way forward for the NEB. The report is as much about putting the energy decision-making system into perspective as it is about fixing the National Energy

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Alberta is taking its first step towards a $15/hour minimum wage by 2018. Beginning on Oct. 1, 2015 minimum wage earners will see an increase in their paycheques, as the hourly rate increases from $10.20 to $11.20.

How Alberta’s minimum wage hike stacks up in the West

Alberta is taking its first step towards a $15 minimum wage by 2018. On Oct. 1, minimum wage earners will see an increase in their paycheques, as the hourly rate increases from $10.20 to $11.20. The liquor server rate will rise from $9.20 to $10.70 per hour, and will be eliminated next year. Once the

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