Alberta

Pipeline Fever Grips Alberta Town as New Project Draws Hundreds of Workers

By Dan McGarvey, CBC News
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Local businesses in Sundre discuss the recent economic boost the town is welcoming as a result of the construction of TransCanada's Sundre Crossover Project.

"We've got a significant number of workers coming in spending time here and spending dollars in the community, which is a great shot in the arm economically," said Mike Beukeboom, president of Sundre's chamber of commerce.

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Indigenous Community Honours ‘Difference-Maker’

A role model: Indigenous & Community Relations liaison Peter Knight’s tireless community efforts recognized.
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Employee Earns Aboriginal Role Model Award

TransCanada walks the talk when it comes to Indigenous relations.

The company began practising proactive Indigenous engagement in 1989 — long before it became a regulatory requirement in Canada and a hot button issue with pipeline opponents.

Protecting the ‘Canary in the Coal Mine’

Community rallies to protect trout, improve water quality in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass
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Community rallies to protect trout, improve water quality in Crowsnest Pass

Sometimes small steps can springboard into leaps. Restoring an old, forgotten and collapsed bridge in a small foothills stream could encourage the recovery of the threatened Westslope cutthroat trout population in Allison Creek in the Crowsnest Pass area of southern Alberta.

Stand Up for Energy East

Thousands have pledged their support. Will you?
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From Alberta to Quebec to New Brunswick, Energy East connects Western Canada’s abundant resources with industry centres in the east, creating thousands of jobs and investments in local communities along the way and reducing our reliance on foreign oil. It’s time to stand up and speak out.

Critical Donation for Alberta Firefighters

TransCanada makes $2 million land donation for emergency responder training centre
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Fire Chief Jim Smith has battled grassfires in the middle of lightning-filled thunderstorms, wild land fires in dry and windy conditions and large residential and commercial building fires.

In short, he has worked tirelessly to save lives and property in southern Alberta as head of the fire service for the Municipal District (M.D.) of Foothills No. 31.

And in every potentially catastrophic situation, Smith has relied on his classroom training and practical experience to keep him and his fellow firefighters safe.

TransCanada Stands Strong with Fort McMurray

Company supporting wildfire relief efforts in several ways for displaced residents.
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Recounting a night of chaos

Imagine being separated from your wife and kids, unable to make contact as the wildfire nicknamed 'the beast' roared through your home community of Fort McMurray.

That's exactly what happened to TransCanada measurement technician Derek Munroe during a harrowing and frightening day on May 3 during mass evacuations of the community.

Diageo & Crown Royal Relief Efforts for Alberta Wildfire Victims

Multimedia with summary

The Canadian province of Alberta is currently facing one of the worst natural disasters in recent years, as they battle wildfires that span 400,000 acres, and are expected to burn for months. The fires continue to devastate the area. 

Honda Canada Foundations Raises $200,000 For Alberta Fire Relief and Recovery

Power equipment products also provided to the relief effort
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The Honda Canada Foundation along with Canadian Honda Dealers Donate $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross

Power equipment products also provided to the relief effort

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The Honda Canada Foundation along with Canadian Honda Dealers Donate $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross

Power equipment products also provided to the relief effort

The Dawn of a New Era

Solar in the Tar Sands
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The Dawn of a New Era: Solar in the Tar Sands

By Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Little Buffalo, a town of 500 people in Alberta, is at the forefront of multiple environmental justice battles: it has been polluted by oil spills and damaged by tar sands mining, but it is also pushing to move beyond fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. In particular, the Lubicon Cree people are fighting back against extractive industries and demanding that solar energy power their nation.

The State of Evaluation in Alberta

Opportunities for SROI Practitioners and Social Impact Analysts
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On April 10, 2015, program evaluators, funders, and managers met for “The Naked Truth – The State of Evaluation in Alberta”.

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