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Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s of fewer jobs in Canada

Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s of fewer jobs in Canada

CALGARY — Hundreds of Canadian employees of Royal Dutch Shell could be affected by its plan revealed Wednesday to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2022. The company has 3,500 workers in Canada, accounting for about 4.
Stoney Nakoda women replace racist nickname for mountain landmark in Alberta Rockies

Stoney Nakoda women replace racist nickname for mountain landmark in Alberta Rockies

CANMORE, Alta. — Stoney Nakoda women elders have revealed a new name for a prominent landmark in the Alberta Rockies with a racist and misogynistic nickname.
Kinross Gold buys 70% of proposed open pit Alaska gold mine for $125 million

Kinross Gold buys 70% of proposed open pit Alaska gold mine for $125 million

CALGARY — Kinross Gold Corp. is moving to secure additional supply for its Alaska gold operations by buying a controlling interest in the Peak Gold project from Royal Gold, Inc., and Contango Ore, Inc., for $125 million.

Company fires staff who made racist comments at Edmonton public school

EDMONTON — A utility company says contract staff have been fired for making racist comments during a smudging ceremony at an Edmonton public school.
TC Energy inks deal for Indigenous ownership stake in Keystone XL pipeline

TC Energy inks deal for Indigenous ownership stake in Keystone XL pipeline

CALGARY — Indigenous communities are being given a chance to pursue an ownership interest in the Keystone XL pipeline project, builder TC Energy Corp. announced on Tuesday.

Racism contributes to poor attendance of Indigenous students in Alberta schools: New study

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Alberta's disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general

Alberta's disaster risk assessment plan in poor shape: auditor general

EDMONTON — Alberta is doing a poor job of anticipating and preparing for disasters despite increasing risks from factors such as climate change, says the province's auditor general.
Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

CALGARY — Limited and slow access to capital is a major barrier to First Nations' ability to take ownership roles in the resource megaprojects being built across their lands, a panel of Indigenous business leaders said Tuesday.

Pieridae signs Bechtel as engineer and builder of Nova Scotia LNG export project

CALGARY — Pieridae Energy Ltd. says it has hired a new engineering firm to replace one that left its East Coast liquefied natural gas export project in July. The Calgary-based company says international engineering firm Bechtel Corp.
Bubble hockey champs: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Dallas Stars 2-0, win Stanley Cup

Bubble hockey champs: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Dallas Stars 2-0, win Stanley Cup

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning are the 2020 Stanley Cup champions, hoisting the NHL's championship trophy Monday in a near-empty Rogers Place to cap off a surreal, bifurcated, bubbled hockey season for the ages.