Leduc No. 1 and all that: Was February 13, 1947, Alberta’s unluckiest lucky day?

PHOTOS: Dignitaries stand around and have their photos taken at the Leduc No. 1 well near Devon on – if the Internet is to be believed – this

Baked Alaska and the Fraser Institute: what changes, and what doesn’t, when oil prices fall and the money melts

PHOTOS: Alaska Governor Bill Walker illustrates about how much is left in the northern state’s budget now that oil prices have gone south. ( Looks like Alaska is totally

Alberta v. Libya: No danger of regime change in ‘broke’ Alberta, now collecting plus or minus zero from petroleum extraction

PHOTOS: A Western pilot, Italian in this case, bombs Libya … regime change without end. Nothing like that’s needed here in Alberta, though. Below: Premier Peter Lougheed in

You could drive one of those tar sands heavy haulers through the gaping holes in the latest Fraser Institute ‘study’ of Alberta’s finances

Alberta should adopt a sales tax, according to the latest press release from the Fraser Institute. But don’t worry, the latest piece of far-right puffery from the market-fundamentalist “think