Alberta

Science, Tech & Environment

Canada's oil sands

The oil deposits in Northern Alberta are some of the largest in the world, but extracting and refining that oil is costly and dirty. Canada is under fire for its oil production, but it’s the United States that buying much of that oil, and new pipelines are being built to bring even more of it south of the border.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Former president George W. Bush will pay a visit to the city tomorrow to kick off what some are calling his first "post-presidential rehabilitation tour." Mr. Bush's speech in Calgary will apparently be transcribed slightly differently in Canadian English than in American English.

Science, Tech & Environment

Canada's oil sands

The oil deposits in Northern Alberta are some of the largest in the world, but extracting and refining that oil is costly and dirty. Canada is under fire for its oil production, but it’s the United States that buying much of that oil, and new pipelines are being built to bring even more of it south of the border.