Alberta's wildfires took their toll on Suncor Energy Inc. in the second quarter, squelching production and resulting in a major net loss as the company was forced to shut down much of its oil sands operation.
Move over, British Columbia: Canada's oilpatch next door in Alberta is on track to have Canada's most aggressive carbon pricing system by 2020.
A researcher says spills are happening at a rate of about two per day in Saskatchewan's oil industry. University of Regina researcher Emily Eaton runs an independent website that tracks oil impact.
The Federal Reserve once again decided on Wednesday to hold its target interest rate. Readers of the tea leaves, as is their wont, were quick to point to the subtleties of the Fed's language.
Asian stocks edged up on Thursday after the Federal Reserve provided an positive assessment of the world's largest economy and lifted risk sentiment.