Clean technology investment will increase, says RBC

As climate concerns mount, Canada’s challenge will be to better sell ourselves as a responsible, cleaner energy producer, says the report

Clean technology investment will increase, says RBCCanada will remain a major producer and supplier of energy to the rest of the world and that role will increase as new oil pipelines are built and LNG export capacity comes on stream, says a new report by RBC Economics. "We expect Canadian oil sands producers, already large investors in clean technology, to continue…

Alberta’s two biggest cities ranked low in tech appeal

Calgary was ranked sixth and Edmonton 10th in the 2019 Canadian Tech Talent report. Toronto was tops with 54 per cent growth in five years

Alberta’s two biggest cities ranked low in tech appealCalgary is sixth overall in a national report ranking major Canadian cities on competitive advantages and appeal to tech workers and employers. The 2019 Canadian Tech Talent report, by commercial real estate firm CBRE, placed Calgary behind Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Waterloo Region and Montreal. Edmonton was ranked 10th. The report said Calgary has 38,500 people…

SAIT digital technology school gets $30-million boost

Largest donation ever will help position SAIT as a leader in digital transformation and education

SAIT digital technology school gets $30-million boostSAIT plans to establish a a new school that will provide the latest in digital education, thanks to a $30-million donation from Calgary businessman and philanthropist David Bissett. It is the post-secondary school’s largest gift in its history. The school will help position SAIT as a leader in digital transformation and education, the school said.…

With a little help, clean tech will revive Alberta’s economy

Let’s hope our government has the vision to ensure we make the most of this golden opportunity

With a little help, clean tech will revive Alberta’s economyAll the hand-wringing and anger over the way the Rest Of Canada treats Alberta and its oil and gas sector obscures the fact that some very, very interesting things are developing in clean technology. It seems that cynical Canadians both to the east and west of this province are too ready to dismiss claims that…
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