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Stelmach Asked For Public Inquiry Into EUB Spying

(Edmonton/Calgary/Ottawa) The Sierra Club of Canada today called for a public inquiry into the extent of covert operations against citizens by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB), and issued a list of unanswered questions that an inquiry should address. On this opening day of EUB hearings in Pincher Creek on Royal Dutch Shell's Mount Backus well application, Sierra Club believes that confidence in the EUB and the Energy Department won’t be restored until a full public inquiry is completed. Read more about Stelmach Asked For Public Inquiry Into EUB Spying

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Alberta Ombudsman Investigating Alberta Energy and Utilities Board

The following document has been posted to the Government of Alberta website.

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July 6, 2007

Edmonton... The Alberta Ombudsman, G. B. (Gord) Button announced today that he will immediately commence an investigation on his own motion of the administrative actions of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (AEUB) in hiring and deploying private investigators to monitor and report on the activities of interested parties attending the Rimbey hearings on the proposed 500 kV power transmission line between Edmonton and Calgary. This investigation will focus on the AEUB’s decision to hire private investigators and the mandate given, the information reported back to the AEUB, how that information was used and its impact on the administrative fairness of the process. He will issue a public report including any findings and recommendations at the conclusion of his investigation. The Alberta Ombudsman advises he is aware of the parallel investigation being conducted by the Information and Privacy Commissioner and is confident the two investigations will compliment each other to clarify what took place and how it impacted the fairness of this process. Read more about Alberta Ombudsman Investigating Alberta Energy and Utilities Board

World Premiere - Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream

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The New Film by Gregory Greene, Director of The End of SuburbiaWorld Premiere! Two Nights Only in CalgaryAlberta is at a crossroads. Newspaper headlines in Alberta tell of impending nuclear power, water crises, and environmental destruction. Meanwhile, proven solutions are not being implemented, a product of a province-wide democratic deficit.

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Alberta Royalty Review Panel Public Meeting - Grande Prairie

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Grande Prairie

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The following document has been posted to the Government of Alberta website. April 18, 2007Local residents invited to make submissions to Royalty Review Panel Edmonton... Albertans living near Grande Prairie will have the opportunity to provide their views and input on Alberta's royalty and tax regime at a public meeting, beginning April 23. Anyone interested in making a presentation is encouraged to register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to address the panel.

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Who Decides Our Energy Future...Advocating for a People’s Plan for Energy, Fort McMurray

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Fort McMurray

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Monday, April 16th - 7:00 pmJoin us for this free information panel presentation and discussion about what we can do to advocate for an energy plan that puts the people and environment of Alberta first.Location:Keyano College, Doug Schmidt Lecture TheatreClear Water Campus8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurrayFeaturing:Tony ClarkePresident, Polaris Institute, OttawaTyson SlocumDirector, Public Citizen’s Energy Program, Washington, DC

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Attached Sunspaces Information Session

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Calgary

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Vista Room, Varsity Community Centre, 4303 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary, ABProfessor Tang G. Lee of the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary will explain how an attached sunspace can function as a solar collector, reduce heat loss, and increase the livable space of a home. Come and learn more about the heat savings, potential solar gain, and other advantages of attached sunspaces.

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