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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

And That’s the Year That Was

Five Things About the AER’s 2016/17 Annual Report

Like many corporate entities, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) gives a yearly account of its activities. Today we did just that, releasing our 2016/17 annual report. Through stories, videos, graphic… Read more

Celebrating Indigenous Cultures

Celebrating Indigenous Cultures

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year, and for many indigenous people in Canada, it is an important day of cultural significance. The idea for a national day to celebrate indigenous cultu… Read more

A Day Like No Other

An AER employee’s emotional experience during the Fort McMurray wildfi…

It’s hard for Chuck MacDonald to think about that day early last May. It brings back memories and feelings that he’d rather keep tucked away in a place where they can’t get out. But as the first anniv… Read more

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