Calling it quits after 12 years, the president and CEO of Calgary Economic Development has announced he's stepping down. Named to the post in 2003, Bruce Graham helped grow the fledgling organization into one of the country's premier economic development entities. Saying he accomplished everything he set out to do, Graham said it was time for new leadership to guide the city's future economic development. Graham oversaw several high-profile projects during his time with Calga
Falling oil and natural gas prices will result in a rough 2015 in the oil patch, and could put tens of thousands out of work. In a statement released Thursday, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) said the number of active rigs will see a 41% drop this year — falling from 2014's average of 370 rigs per day to just 203. "The new reality of $55 oil means that the entire industry will hurt for a period, and drillers and service rig contractors are not
When it comes to getting around one of the most congested cities on the planet, a little divine intervention can go a long way.
During his recent visit to the Philippines, Pope Francis greeted the six million faithful lining the streets of Manila from the back the nation's most beloved symbols: A Jeepney-inspired popemobile.
His choice of transportation was more than just an endearing display of the humble, everyman quirkiness the 78-year-old pontiff has become famous for.
Premier Jim Prentice reaffirmed Friday he will take the case for Keystone XL to Washington next month, hours after the Nebraska Supreme Court removed an important hurdle and one-half of the US Congress gave its nod to the pipeline. "I will be traveling to the U.S. the first week of February to discuss Alberta's commitment to the environment and what safe pipeline and job creation can mean on both sides of the border," Prentice told media. "The rigorous studies of the project,