Leaked curriculum drafts in Alberta show a desire to revive old colonial myths. To face today's challenges, we need stories that teach how humans are related to each other and to all life forms.
Recent industry reports indicate that we may be approaching peak global demand for oil. If that's the case, the federal Conservatives may need to rethink their electoral strategy.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.
A study in one Alberta school board found racism contributes to poor attendance of on-reserve Indigenous students in public schools, despite educators not recognizing this as a barrier.
New regulations will allow oilsands companies to release 1.3 trillion litres of liquid waste into the Athabasca River in 2022. A new technology could clean the wastewater before it's let go.
Irving Oil is transporting Canadian crude oil by tanker through the Panama Canal and the Gulf of Mexico to its Saint John refinery in an effort to offset any impact COVID-19 might have on its supply.
The passage of laws in Alberta and Saskatchewan granting police greater powers and weapons are seen as a direct attempt to stifle protests by Indigenous Peoples.
While some stereotype Alberta as a "conservative" province, the bucking and swift horses that typify the Calgary Stampede speak to a more complex spirit of risk seen in local musicians.
As Canadian provinces begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, is it an exercise of one’s constitutional rights to protest or disobey those that continue to exist?
Researchers who visited parks throughout Alberta's bear and cougar country want to know if parks education is improving park-friendly behaviour.
Research into income trusts shows that they once helped increase investments in oil and gas. They could do so again — but this time targeted towards low-carbon technologies.
In the face of mounting crises in Alberta, Premier Jason Kenney's decision to cut funding intended for educational assistants is bad policy.
The Canadian dialogue on agriculture’s role in climate change is murky. Its time to be more clear and vocal on where challenges and opportunities lie.
Over 30 countries today are making people wear masks in public, despite serious doubts from scientists.
Alberta has modified its environmental rules, becoming the first to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unstable funding, social distancing and the likelihood that other countries won't be able to help — these all raise the potential of a nightmarish scenario.
Alberta oil is the collateral damage of the oil war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, with COVID-19 launching an additional attack. The province's oil industry will struggle to recover.
It is in Canada's national interest to remain a significant player in the oil and gas production.
It's virtually impossible to determine if Canada's equalization program is succeeding or failing. That means it's in dire need of a major overhaul rather than small tweaks here and there.
COVID-19 is a huge challenge for the whole world, and Canadian oil producers, already suffering from long-term market trends, will be particularly badly hit.