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Tired of WTI: Tim Pickering introduces the Canadian Crude Oil Index ETF

Canadians lack the ability to track the price of Canadian oil. That’s changing. Now it’s time to give investors some of that market >

A guide to crowdfunding sites

Will you please pay me to start my business? >

Business Owners! Take Alberta Venture’s Business Conditions Survey

We want to know what business owners think about Alberta, their prospects for growth, and business conditions in Canada. Can you help? >

Cheap money? Not if you’re a junior oil and gas company

With capital at a premium, junior energy companies are in for a rough ride >

Is buying a franchise the opportunity of a lifetime, or the worst mistake you’ll ever make?

Buyer Beware >

Franchise Land

Alberta’s booming economy has made the province a promised land for franchises >

Trial by Fire

What these companies learned from their time in the Dragons’ Den – and what you can learn from them >

Inventors seeking Investors

Alberta’s universities do lots of great research, but who’s doing the “development” part of the R&D equation? >

The Differential Divide

Oil prices have been all over the place of late, but there are a few companies that have been able to benefit from the spreads >

The Real Bitumen Bubble

Is Canada’s energy sector dangerously overvalued? That’s what some people are saying – and they might be right >

Under Construction: Why Alberta’s exempt market needs work

The province’s exempt market has been cleaned up considerably of late, but one of its insiders thinks there’s still more work to be done >