Oilsands producer Cenovus Energy says it’s aiming to achieve “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 — and reclaim hundreds of decommissioned wells sites — as part of new sustainability targets announced Thursday. The move comes amid growing scrutiny of Canada’s oilpatch and its impact on the environment, from green organizations andRead More →

One of Calgary’s largest property development and management companies has put 50 properties — a combined 3.7 million square feet — with mortgages totalling nearly $651 million, under creditor protection. Strategic Group cited the city’s high office vacancy rate and prolonged economic downturn. “Alberta’s severely negative economy has seen our company try toRead More →

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made his first visit of the campaign to Calgary late Saturday night, where he was met with a warm reception by hundreds of Liberal supporters inside the rally — but a chillier greeting from the dozens of protesters outside. “Who says there are no Liberal supporters inRead More →

An online uproar over a video about decreasing beef consumption is unnecessarily pitting agricultural producers and environmentalists against each other, says a sustainable food researcher. Leading Canadian cattle producers are set to meet with The Weather Network on Monday to discuss sustainable beef production in response to the media company’s video which wasRead More →