Archive for December, 2004

Spirits of Alberta’s New Years Past

Thursday, December 30th, 2004

CALGARY – With each holiday season, more and more traditions seem to drop by the wayside, but some of those traditions are gladly forgotten. Consider that seasonal ritual which seemed a bedrock element of our cultural firmament, the liquor store line-up. It was only 12 New Years ago that Albertans last stood in solidarity with [...]

Invasion of the Calgreedians

Wednesday, December 15th, 2004

Click here to read column about conflict between locals and newcomers in the communities of British Columbia’s Rocky Mountain Trench. Or visit Ski Canada magazine.

More fuel in fossils: Shell’s Tay River natural gas discover

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004

It seems the end of the fossil fuel era isn’t quite upon us after all. Thanks to Shell Canada’s big natural gas discovery last week, those spooked by the naysayers can sleep soundly for at least a couple more months. Shell’s Tay River play is estimated to contain 500 to 800 billion cubic feet (bcf) [...]