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November
2017
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), you swing open your doors and invite the
30
October
2017
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.
23
October
2017
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 unexpected: homes. About 800 members of Fort
16
October
2017
The environment is a hot topic (and that’s not just a global warming pun). Canadians care deeply about how oil and gas development will affect the environment and their safety, and rightly so. However, what many don’t know is that
25
September
2017
Jason Veness, senior advisor, Indigenous Engagement, has his face painted with red ochre during the ceremony. 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
25
September
2017
The Town of Cochrane recently unveiled its new incident management trailer, funded by the Cochrane Pipeline Operators Committee—a synergy group that includes the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). The trailer, much like the AER’s own
18
September
2017
  French Version 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, you know
28
August
2017
We know it matters what people think. On a daily basis, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) staff are in contact with people who call Alberta home: landowners, municipalities, industry, indigenous peoples, and environmental nongovernmental
14
August
2017
AGS geomodeller Elwyn Galloway and summer student Tyler MacCormack pose with a 3D printed Minecraft model. Sometimes, our best ideas come from the unlikeliest of places. For Kelsey MacCormack, director of mapping and modelling at the