August 2015

The Briefing

Sphere of Influence: Beef Eaters

Despite their struggles, Alberta’s cattle and beef suppliers are enjoying a strong market >

 

Talking Point: Resource Royalty Review Rewind

Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd just put Dave Mowat in charge of the province's impending royalty review. How different will this one be? >

 

Verbatim: AFN Regional Chief Cameron Alexis

Chief Cameron Alexis on the new provincial government's responsibility to consult with First Nations >

 

Departments

Weldco president retires, Gowlings joins leading U.K. firm, GozAround comes around

The Spotlight: Celebrating Alberta Business >

 

Features

Out of oil: Activists want to hit fossil fuels where it hurts

The divestment movement wants investors to sell shares in oil and gas companies as a means of battling climate change. Can it work?  >

 

The Innovation Issue

Alberta’s 20 Most Innovative Organizations

Our annual guide to the state of innovation in our province, featuring organizations from every corner of society >

 

Focus On Research & Development

Big Data and the New World Order

From farming to forestry and everything in between, the use of massive reams of data is changing the way the world works >

 

Is the energy industry innovating fast enough around tailings ponds?

An industry collaboration has developed a “silver suite” of technologies for reducing the footprint of tailings in Alberta’s oil sands. But are they moving fast enough? >

 

Final Acts

Lunch With: Tom Donaldson and Brittany Anderson talk structure

Edo Japan’s Tom Donaldson advises Edmonton Paintball’s Brittany Anderson to zero in on the customer  >

 

Need to Know: Claire Edwards

Working on the Edmonton Youth Council, Claire Edwards is fighting for the future of today’s youth >