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How Red Deer's Jack Donald built a fuel-distribution empire

Jack Donald's first station in Red Deer was the beginning of the Fas Gas service stations >

Without coal, how will Alberta get its power in 2030?

The Notley government is heading into a policy minefield that will have major repercussions on the price of electricity for decades to come >

In these Alberta towns, firefighters are employees of private companies

Despite reassurances, Northwest Fire Rescue and Training’s pivot into the public sector caused alarm — the notion that public services would be provided by private interests was met with skepticism >

Everything you need to know about Alberta business to start your week

CP abandons bid to buy U.S. railroad, TransCanada expands pipeline business in Mexico, and an NDP divided over pipelines >

Celebrating the latest jobs numbers for Alberta? Not so fast

The province added 18,900 jobs in March, the majority of them full-time. But is it a sign of recovery or is it just a blip? >

Why Brad Wall didn’t campaign on energy and pipelines

The outspoken leader is known in Alberta for his pro-energy and pro-pipelines stance. But that’s not what won him a third term as premier of Saskatchewan >

Global petro-politics costing Albertans

Canada's economy suffers as petro-politics rage overseas and in our own backyard >

TransCanada gains critical foothold in Marcellus region with Columbia Pipeline deal

The Calgary-based company’s $13-billion acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group gives it control of a major natural gas vein in the U.S. >

PSAC seeks $500M in federal funding to decommission wells, create jobs

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada estimates the funding would contribute to the decommissioning of 77,000 wells and create 1,000 jobs >

$10 million from Alberta’s carbon levy earmarked for $20-million biodiesel facility

The pilot plant will use a unique manufacturing technology to create biodiesel from Alberta canola >

Quebec’s environmental hearings on TransCanada’s Energy East begin today

Injunction to prevent hearings from going ahead rejected by Quebec court >

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