What's really at the core of the Alberta separation movement, and what does this mean for Saskatchewan?
A University of Saskatchewan professor is researching a process which could change the way strip mining sites in Alberta’s oil sands are reclaimed.
A University of Alberta team has made a breakthrough in hepatitis C research, creating a vaccine that could potentially combat all forms of the liver-destroying virus. The vaccine was developed by Michael Houghton, a U of A researcher who first identified the hepatitis C virus in 1989. The vaccine exposes the human body to a non-infectious
Huskies women seek first win The Huskies women’s basketball team will be looking for its first win of the season Nov. 18 as it hosts the Lethbridge Pronghorns in its home opener. The Dogs, who are currently ranked fourth in Canadian Interuniversity Sport despite graduating four starters last year, have lost all three games this…
Alberta has enjoyed the advantages of its flourishing oil and gas industries for decades, becoming an economic juggernaut in Canada. Meanwhile, Saskatchewan has struggled to maintain and grow its economy. It was only a few years ago that Saskatchewan was able to proclaim itself a “have” province.
Underneath the boreal forest in northern Alberta the topsoil and clay give way to an ocean of sand and silt. But this is not like most other sand in the world ”” this dark, sticky underground expanse is the controversial and highly lucrative oil sands upon which Canada's environmental and economic health may rest.