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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. >

Two Alberta companies try to bring high-tech solutions to a reluctant industry

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Battle River Railway Google Map

Find out where the Battle River Railway and find out how the community is rallying around the local short line to ensure their own economic survival. >

Mean Streets

The most insidious thing about renting a car for business travel is navigating on-street parking. >

Braced for Turbulence

Plucky Yukon airline Air North went up against Air Canada and won, thanks to a uniquely northern business strategy >

In for the Long Haul

Brent Moore is “officially unemployable.” He wouldn’t have it any other way >

Get Over Your Layover

Many airlines are reducing the number of flights they offer, which means fewer non-stop routes. If you’re travelling to a smaller city, flying on your credit card’s points or operating on a travel budget as tight as Iceland’s credit market, chances are you’ll have a layover. Relax: not all airports are bus terminals. Choose carefully, and you may be able to conduct as much business inside the airport as out of it >

Lightning Strikes Twice

After two aircraft accidents five months apart left A.D. Williams Engineering bereft of its founder, president, business strategist and two CFOs, new president Naseem Bashir leads the firm forward >

Big World Small Business

Alberta’s micro-enterprises trail the nation at exporting. Here’s how they can overcome the obstacles – real and perceived – to developing sales abroad >

Alberta’s Disadvantage

Canada is standing pat while the rest of the world moves toward a network of bilateral trade deals, according to a new study from the University of Alberta’s Western Centre for Economic Research >

Serving the World

Services are a small but growing part of Alberta’s exports – and our foot in the door of emerging markets >