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Sprung Structures are so tough, they're used in the military

Over four generations, Sprung Structures has gone from canvas wall tents to fully insulated, multi-storey “stressed-membrane” buildings >

Why celebrated video game writer David Gaider left BioWare and joined a startup

After leaving BioWare in 2014, the Dragon Age:Inquisition writer joined Edmonton startup Beamdog as a creative director >

How to protect your company from a cyberattack

“The only defense is a layered defense,” says recent report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology >

Cyber attacks are up across the board and the energy industry is an attractive target

The risks to the industry are real, substantial and growing >

Should Canada’s flow-through shares program be extended to innovative sectors like information technology?

The program netted huge amounts of capital for resources industries >

Ride-hailing app TappCar looking to expand into Calgary

TappCar says it has already attracted 17,000 app downloads and 28,000 rides since it launched in Edmonton just over a month ago >

Where does Alberta get its electricity from?

Coal does not have the most installed capacity, but it is doing most of the work >

$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 >

The Volcanic Underground: Is Geothermal Energy The Answer?

Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan are sitting on a wealth of free, green energy. So why is nobody doing anything about it? >

Will a drop in price spark a solar revolution?

Solar used to be the domain of the moneyed and environmentally conscious, but with a dramatic drop in the price of panels, Albertans are installing photovoltaics like gangbusters. Is it enough to spark an energy revolution in the province? >

Clean Tech by the Numbers

Alberta's capacity for clean technology appears to be limitless. What's holding the sector back? >