The government can’t be blamed for a global shift away from new fossil fuel development. They can and should be held to account for not understanding this shift, as well as the devastating cost to the province resulting from this lack of understanding and planning.
By Jody MacPherson Originally posted on the Green Party of Alberta website in 2008. The Stelmach government would have us believe they “have a plan” for this province’s energy future. As an Albertan I can only ask, “what plan?” I see no evidence of one, and neither do many Albertans. What I see is a … Continue reading What we need are energy solutions
By Jody MacPherson Originally published in C3 Views newsletter, Climate Change Central, November, 2003 1981. It’s the beginning of a new decade and hopes are high. Pierre Elliott Trudeau is at the height of his popularity, having won the first referendum on Quebec sovereignty. Across the nation, Pac-Man is the video game of choice. Canadians … Continue reading Warming up the “empty nest”
By Jody MacPherson Originally published in C3 Views newsletter, November, 2003 Energy. It’s defined as “exertion of power,” or “expression of vigour.” The word brings to mind action and movement. How is it then, that a house, nestled peacefully in a neighbourhood, silent and watchful, is such a voracious consumer of energy? According to the … Continue reading Life as a house: Colouring your blueprints green
By Jody MacPherson Originally appeared in C3 Views for Climate Change Central, September 2003 Every summer, farmers across Alberta carry fresh produce, meat and poultry to open air markets where consumers squeeze, poke and prod the goods looking for a healthy bargain. But they don’t have to leave the farm to take part in a … Continue reading Making Manure a Climate Change Commodity
By Jody MacPherson Originally appeared in C3 Views (Climate Change Central newsletter) in September, 2003 For farmers struggling with severe drought and the recent case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) – or “mad-cow disease” – in Alberta, sinking large sums of money into manure might not sound very appealing. Lynda Skene, a partner in Genesis … Continue reading Thinking Outside the Barn Improves Investment Return
Recruitment is parting an ocean of paperwork to help everyone escape the evils of bureaucracy.
Smoking may soon be banned completely in public places in the city but no one is complaining.
Wayne Taylor says if the strike is allowed to continue it will be "extremely detrimental to the commercial and overall health of the community."
If the process proves to be more economical, it could be a bit boost to the Fort McMurray area