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Athabasca Minerals shares soar as Firebag frac sand project approved

Shares of Edmonton-based junior miner Athabasca Minerals spiked Tuesday after the company won provincial government approval to develop its Firebag silica sand (frac sand) project. 362 more words


West Cork Times Blog Post - Early October 2013

Mike and I were in Golden, BC for the last weekend in September. It was a lovely and relaxing weekend, but we were quite unfortunate with the weather. 685 more words

Life In Calgary

DiCaprio latest celebrity to visit oilsands

WATCH: Laurel Gregory explains what Leonardo DiCaprio is hoping to achieve during his visit to Alberta.

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest celebrity to visit Alberta’s oilsands. 83 more words


Fundraise Friday - NEW Membership Perks at FMSPCA!

As you all know the Fort McMurray SPCA has a yearly membership that you can purchase and this year they have made it super extra special! 313 more words

10 things you didn't know about Alberta

EDMONTON – It is one of Canada’s three prairie provinces. Its capital city is Edmonton. Its largest city is Calgary. These are a few facts that most people know about Alberta. 293 more words


Fort McMurray man charged after weapons seized, allegedly bought from B.C. man

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – A 29-year-old Fort McMurray man has been arrested after the seizure of 13 firearms allegedly connected to an accused B.C.-based weapons trafficker. 181 more words


1 dead, 3 in hospital following collision on Highway 881

EDMONTON – One person was killed and three others injured in a single vehicle collision on Sunday night in northern Alberta.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. 201 more words