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Introducing AER.ca 2.0

The AER unveils a new website that you may actually enjoy using

These days, if you have a question, an answer is almost always one Google search away. If you’re curious about energy development in Alberta, it’s no different—that’s why many people turn to the Alber… Read more

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We’ve Had Some Work Done

Updated Resource site still telling “stories with energy”

One constant in life is that change is inevitable. Here at Resource, we’ve decided to embrace that inevitability. We’ve updated the Resource website, inspired by feedback we’ve received from both insi… Read more

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Building a Regulator

The AER lends its peer to the North a helping hand

How do you build a great regulator? This was the million-dollar question James Fulford asked when the National Energy Board stopped its oversight of most of the Northwest Territories’ onshore energy d… Read more

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Getting the Global Party Started

The AER welcomes delegations from 13 countries for an energetic dialog…

What do you do when the international community knocks on your door some 30 times a year, eager to learn more about best practices in energy regulation? If you’re the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), y… Read more

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Mediation and the Three Bears

How mediation helps find a solution that’s just right for everyone

Sometimes we need to tell stories a little differently to help readers understand what a process is truly about. This is one of those times. Once upon a time there were three bears that lived in Alber… Read more

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Clearing the Air

Partners respond to report recommendations to improve air quality for…

Flying towards Fort McKay over the dense mass of trees, your eye can’t help but follow the curving Athabasca River and dart around complex oil sands operations before getting caught on something unexp… Read more

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When Voices Matter

AER book discusses parallels between western and indigenous decision-m…

All of our voices matter. Whether we speak in unison or one at a time, in one language or another, in harmony or in discord, we all have the right to be heard. We know indigenous peoples want their vo… Read more

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Conversations About Energy en Français

AER video series on resource development now in both of Canada’s offic…

When you travel to another country, it is important to learn a few key phrases to get around. Google translate can only do so much, and if you have ever asked for a “double-double” outside of Canada,… Read more

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Building Tomorrow Together

AER looks to strengthen relationships with indigenous communities

As a country, we’re gaining a greater understanding of the challenges our indigenous communities face. We can’t take back the past, but our journey towards truth and reconciliation calls on us to reco… Read more

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Burgers, Booths, and Banter

Synergy group barbecue lets industry, residents share ideas and find s…

For the residents of one Alberta town, the mouth-watering aroma of meat on the grill and baked beans enticed many to escape the hot spring weather. On this blazing June day, nearly 80 people trickled… Read more

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