Archive for the 'AltaLink' Category

AltaLink Continues to Build Unnecessary and Expensive Power Lines

• February 6, 2016 • Comments Off on AltaLink Continues to Build Unnecessary and Expensive Power Lines

Appeal to Billionaire Owner of AltaLink – Warren Buffett

• March 4, 2015 • Comments Off on Appeal to Billionaire Owner of AltaLink – Warren Buffett

Is AltaLink Honest and Trustworthy?

• March 3, 2015 • Comments Off on Is AltaLink Honest and Trustworthy?

AltaLink’s New Transmission Line in Southwestern Alberta – What a Disaster

• February 10, 2015 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s New Transmission Line in Southwestern Alberta – What a Disaster

AltaLink’s New Proposed Route for Pincher Creek Area Power Line Worse than First Proposal

• February 5, 2015 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s New Proposed Route for Pincher Creek Area Power Line Worse than First Proposal

Update on SNC-Lavalin Corruption Scandals

• December 7, 2014 • Comments Off on Update on SNC-Lavalin Corruption Scandals

AltaLink Sale to American Energy Giant Approved by AUC

• November 29, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Sale to American Energy Giant Approved by AUC

Why Isn’t AltaLink Fined for Killing Birds?

• November 24, 2014 • Comments Off on Why Isn’t AltaLink Fined for Killing Birds?

New AltaLink Power Line to Cross Internationally Recognized Landscape

• November 23, 2014 • Comments Off on New AltaLink Power Line to Cross Internationally Recognized Landscape

Strathcona County Opposes AltaLink Cooking Lake Transmission Line

• November 22, 2014 • Comments Off on Strathcona County Opposes AltaLink Cooking Lake Transmission Line

AltaLink Parent Company CEO Warns Law Enforcement Authorities

• October 8, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Parent Company CEO Warns Law Enforcement Authorities

AltaLink and AUC Ignore Public Concerns – Again

• October 4, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink and AUC Ignore Public Concerns – Again

Councillor Riddell Says AltaLink Power Lines Threaten Environment

• September 20, 2014 • Comments Off on Councillor Riddell Says AltaLink Power Lines Threaten Environment

New Corruption Charges Haunt AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

• September 11, 2014 • Comments Off on New Corruption Charges Haunt AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

Update on Corruption at SNC-Lavalin, the Company Building AltaLink’s Transmission Lines

• September 3, 2014 • Comments Off on Update on Corruption at SNC-Lavalin, the Company Building AltaLink’s Transmission Lines

AltaLink Selects Route for Cooking Lake Power Line with Most Impacts

• July 22, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Selects Route for Cooking Lake Power Line with Most Impacts

CEO Doesn’t Care What Public or Politicians Think about AltaLink Sale

• July 17, 2014 • Comments Off on CEO Doesn’t Care What Public or Politicians Think about AltaLink Sale

AltaLink and ATCO in War of Words Over AltaLink Sale

• July 4, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink and ATCO in War of Words Over AltaLink Sale

Is Sale of AltaLink Good or Bad for Albertans?

• May 27, 2014 • Comments Off on Is Sale of AltaLink Good or Bad for Albertans?

Will AltaLink and the AUC Close Down Another Strathcona County School?

• May 16, 2014 • Comments Off on Will AltaLink and the AUC Close Down Another Strathcona County School?

Process for Construction of New Overhead Transmission Lines Stacked Against Property Owners

• May 15, 2014 • Comments Off on Process for Construction of New Overhead Transmission Lines Stacked Against Property Owners

Opposition Grows to AltaLink’s Proposed Cooking Lake Overhead Transmission Line

• May 3, 2014 • Comments Off on Opposition Grows to AltaLink’s Proposed Cooking Lake Overhead Transmission Line

AltaLink Line Criticized Over Environmental Impacts

• April 19, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Line Criticized Over Environmental Impacts

Albertans to Pay Even More for Power During Upcoming “Price Spike”

• April 18, 2014 • Comments Off on Albertans to Pay Even More for Power During Upcoming “Price Spike”

AltaLink Misinforms Public about Power Line Health Effects

• March 31, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Misinforms Public about Power Line Health Effects

RETA Overhead Power Line Video

• March 30, 2014 • Comments Off on RETA Overhead Power Line Video

No One Wants AltaLink’s Overhead Power Lines

• March 25, 2014 • Comments Off on No One Wants AltaLink’s Overhead Power Lines

Corruption Claims Continue Against AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

• March 20, 2014 • Comments Off on Corruption Claims Continue Against AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

Innisfail Says AltaLink’s Proposed Transmission Lines “Not Attractive”

• March 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Innisfail Says AltaLink’s Proposed Transmission Lines “Not Attractive”

Overhead High Voltage Transmission Lines Rejected

• March 15, 2014 • Comments Off on Overhead High Voltage Transmission Lines Rejected

AltaLink Power Line Kills More Birds – Update

• March 1, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Power Line Kills More Birds – Update

Negative Impacts of Overhead Power Lines Highlighted in Vue Weekly

• February 22, 2014 • Comments Off on Negative Impacts of Overhead Power Lines Highlighted in Vue Weekly

AltaLink Continues to Mislead Public About Bird Deaths

• February 2, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Continues to Mislead Public About Bird Deaths

Update on Corruption at AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

• February 1, 2014 • Comments Off on Update on Corruption at AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

AltaLink CEO Misleads Public Regarding Bird Deaths

• January 10, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink CEO Misleads Public Regarding Bird Deaths

AltaLink Power Line Like an “Avian Slaughterhouse”

• January 9, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Power Line Like an “Avian Slaughterhouse”

AltaLink Transmission Line Kills Birds

• January 8, 2014 • Comments Off on AltaLink Transmission Line Kills Birds

Heartland Power Line Up and Running

• December 29, 2013 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Up and Running

AltaLink Building More New Power Lines in Ponoka, Innisfail and Didsbury Areas

• December 23, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink Building More New Power Lines in Ponoka, Innisfail and Didsbury Areas

AltaLink Proposes Another Power Line Through Conservation Area in Colchester

• December 22, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink Proposes Another Power Line Through Conservation Area in Colchester

Why Do Overhead Power Lines Cost So Much in Alberta?

• December 13, 2013 • Comments Off on Why Do Overhead Power Lines Cost So Much in Alberta?

Alberta’s Power Bills Among Highest in Canada and North America

• December 13, 2013 • Comments Off on Alberta’s Power Bills Among Highest in Canada and North America

AltaLink on World Bank Fraud and Corruption No-Bid List

• November 1, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink on World Bank Fraud and Corruption No-Bid List

Electricity Transmission in Alberta Ignores the Public Interest

• October 17, 2013 • Comments Off on Electricity Transmission in Alberta Ignores the Public Interest

Costs of New High Voltage Power Lines in Alberta Skyrocket

• October 16, 2013 • Comments Off on Costs of New High Voltage Power Lines in Alberta Skyrocket

Update on Corruption Scandal at AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

• October 2, 2013 • Comments Off on Update on Corruption Scandal at AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

AUC Power Line Hearings Intimidating and Unfair to Residents

• September 20, 2013 • Comments Off on AUC Power Line Hearings Intimidating and Unfair to Residents

AltaLink Continues to Ignore Facts about Power Line Impacts

• September 11, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink Continues to Ignore Facts about Power Line Impacts

Costs of Overhead Transmission Lines in Alberta

• July 29, 2013 • Comments Off on Costs of Overhead Transmission Lines in Alberta

Helicopter Crashes – Two Injured Working on Heartland Power Line

• July 5, 2013 • Comments Off on Helicopter Crashes – Two Injured Working on Heartland Power Line

Heartland Power Line Construction Continued During Nesting Season

• July 1, 2013 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Construction Continued During Nesting Season

School Falls Victim to Heartland High Voltage Power Line

• June 7, 2013 • Comments Off on School Falls Victim to Heartland High Voltage Power Line

Overhead High Voltage Power Lines are Expensive

• April 20, 2013 • Comments Off on Overhead High Voltage Power Lines are Expensive

Situation Worsens for AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

• April 14, 2013 • Comments Off on Situation Worsens for AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin

Bad News on RETA’s Application for Judicial Review of Heartland Line

• March 22, 2013 • Comments Off on Bad News on RETA’s Application for Judicial Review of Heartland Line

Chronic Noise from AltaLink’s 500kV Power Line

• March 21, 2013 • Comments Off on Chronic Noise from AltaLink’s 500kV Power Line

SNC-Lavalin Corruption Probe Moves to Alberta

• March 19, 2013 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Corruption Probe Moves to Alberta

Power Line Would Damage Conservation Area

• March 11, 2013 • Comments Off on Power Line Would Damage Conservation Area

SNC-Lavalin Shares Fall as Corruption Scandal Continues

• March 10, 2013 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Shares Fall as Corruption Scandal Continues

AltaLink’s Parent Company SNC-Lavalin Corruption Probe in Bangladesh

• February 23, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company SNC-Lavalin Corruption Probe in Bangladesh

AltaLink’s Parent Company Bribery Probe Widens

• February 21, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company Bribery Probe Widens

AUC Power Line Decision Too Little and Too Late

• February 16, 2013 • Comments Off on AUC Power Line Decision Too Little and Too Late

Alberta’s Electricity Transmission Charges Set to Double

• February 14, 2013 • Comments Off on Alberta’s Electricity Transmission Charges Set to Double

SNC-Lavalin Corruption Troubles Escalate

• February 11, 2013 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Corruption Troubles Escalate

RETA’s Court Case Against the Heartland Power Line

• January 18, 2013 • Comments Off on RETA’s Court Case Against the Heartland Power Line

AltaLink President and CEO Goes to Scandal-Plagued SNC-Lavalin

• January 18, 2013 • Comments Off on AltaLink President and CEO Goes to Scandal-Plagued SNC-Lavalin

More Details on Appeal of Alberta’s Authority to Force Power Lines

• January 5, 2013 • Comments Off on More Details on Appeal of Alberta’s Authority to Force Power Lines

Update on Heartland Transmission Line Construction

• December 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Update on Heartland Transmission Line Construction

Customers Willing to Pay to Get Transmission Lines Buried

• December 26, 2012 • Comments Off on Customers Willing to Pay to Get Transmission Lines Buried

SNC-Lavalin Hit with New Corruption Allegations

• December 19, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Hit with New Corruption Allegations

One More Court Challenge Before Heartland Line is Completed

• December 19, 2012 • Comments Off on One More Court Challenge Before Heartland Line is Completed

Public Interest Overridden in Power Line Construction – Court of Appeal

• December 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Public Interest Overridden in Power Line Construction – Court of Appeal

SNC-Lavalin Trys to Deflect Bad Publicity

• December 13, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Trys to Deflect Bad Publicity

Corruption Allegations at Most Senior Levels of SNC-Lavalin

• December 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Corruption Allegations at Most Senior Levels of SNC-Lavalin

Route for Another Unnecessary Power Line Approved

• December 7, 2012 • Comments Off on Route for Another Unnecessary Power Line Approved

Heartland Power Line to Close Colchester School

• December 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line to Close Colchester School

Former CEO of AltaLink Parent Company Arrested

• December 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Former CEO of AltaLink Parent Company Arrested

EPCOR Teams Up with Questionable Scheme

• November 19, 2012 • Comments Off on EPCOR Teams Up with Questionable Scheme

Bill 8 Attacks Property Rights and Weakens Public Interest

• November 9, 2012 • Comments Off on Bill 8 Attacks Property Rights and Weakens Public Interest

Calls to Bury Power Lines Increase

• November 7, 2012 • Comments Off on Calls to Bury Power Lines Increase

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Ruled Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

• November 7, 2012 • Comments Off on B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Ruled Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

Alberta Power Industry and Alberta PCs

• October 24, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta Power Industry and Alberta PCs

Alberta Power Prices Among Highest in Country

• October 15, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta Power Prices Among Highest in Country

High Bird Counts Next to Heartland Power Line

• October 8, 2012 • Comments Off on High Bird Counts Next to Heartland Power Line

Appeal of Heartland Power Line AUC Decision

• October 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Appeal of Heartland Power Line AUC Decision

$22M in Questionable Payments by AltaLink’s Parent Company Suspected

• October 2, 2012 • Comments Off on $22M in Questionable Payments by AltaLink’s Parent Company Suspected

New CEO of AltaLink’s Parent Company Must Clean House

• October 1, 2012 • Comments Off on New CEO of AltaLink’s Parent Company Must Clean House

The Inside Story on AltaLink’s Parent Company – SNC-Lavalin

• September 27, 2012 • Comments Off on The Inside Story on AltaLink’s Parent Company – SNC-Lavalin

Western Alberta Transmission Line Not Needed

• September 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Western Alberta Transmission Line Not Needed

AltaLink’s Parent Company Financial Woes Continue

• September 26, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company Financial Woes Continue

New Schools Open While Colchester School Will Close

• August 28, 2012 • Comments Off on New Schools Open While Colchester School Will Close

High Costs of Maintaining Overhead Power Lines

• August 26, 2012 • Comments Off on High Costs of Maintaining Overhead Power Lines

Upset about the Heartland Power Line?

• August 19, 2012 • Comments Off on Upset about the Heartland Power Line?

Heartland Power Line is Here

• August 15, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line is Here

AltaLink’s Parent Company Financial Status Worsens

• August 4, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company Financial Status Worsens

If You Don’t Like EPCOR’s High Power Prices…Switch

• August 2, 2012 • Comments Off on If You Don’t Like EPCOR’s High Power Prices…Switch

Tornadoes and Power Lines

• July 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Tornadoes and Power Lines

Western Alberta Transmission Line Unconstitutional

• July 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Western Alberta Transmission Line Unconstitutional

Opposition to AltaLink’s Western Alberta Transmission Line Continues

• July 16, 2012 • Comments Off on Opposition to AltaLink’s Western Alberta Transmission Line Continues

Opposition to AltaLink Power Lines Grows

• July 12, 2012 • Comments Off on Opposition to AltaLink Power Lines Grows

Landowner Rights vs. Industry Powers in Alberta

• July 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Landowner Rights vs. Industry Powers in Alberta

AltaLink’s Parent Company in More Hot Water

• July 8, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company in More Hot Water

Bury Power Lines to Avert Power Outages

• July 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Bury Power Lines to Avert Power Outages

Update on AltaLink’s Scandal-Plagued Parent Company

• July 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Update on AltaLink’s Scandal-Plagued Parent Company

Heartland Transmission Project Update

• June 26, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Transmission Project Update

Residents Worried about Power Lines and Tornadoes

• June 24, 2012 • Comments Off on Residents Worried about Power Lines and Tornadoes

More on AltaLink’s Parent Company Corruption Probe

• June 23, 2012 • Comments Off on More on AltaLink’s Parent Company Corruption Probe

SNC-Lavalin Accused of Offering Bribes to Six Officials

• June 21, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Accused of Offering Bribes to Six Officials

Southern Alberta Landowners Fight AltaLink Power Lines

• June 21, 2012 • Comments Off on Southern Alberta Landowners Fight AltaLink Power Lines

Wildrose Predicts AUC Hearing Could Cost Taxpayers Big

• June 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Wildrose Predicts AUC Hearing Could Cost Taxpayers Big

AUC Power Line Hearing May Be Postponed

• June 12, 2012 • Comments Off on AUC Power Line Hearing May Be Postponed

AUC Hearing on Another Unnecessary Power Line

• June 11, 2012 • Comments Off on AUC Hearing on Another Unnecessary Power Line

EPCOR Should Practise What It Preaches

• June 6, 2012 • Comments Off on EPCOR Should Practise What It Preaches

AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin, Criticized for Bullying

• June 6, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company, SNC-Lavalin, Criticized for Bullying

Heartland Power Line Battle Not Over

• May 18, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Battle Not Over

AUC Heartland Decision Not in Best Public Interest

• May 15, 2012 • Comments Off on AUC Heartland Decision Not in Best Public Interest

Third Class Action Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

• May 13, 2012 • Comments Off on Third Class Action Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

SNC-Lavalin Sued Again by Investors

• May 11, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Sued Again by Investors

AltaLink Keeps Residents in the Dark Again

• May 6, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink Keeps Residents in the Dark Again

Heartland Power Line Update

• May 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line Update

Corruption Investigation Hurts AltaLink’s Parent Company

• May 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Corruption Investigation Hurts AltaLink’s Parent Company

Wildrose Critic to Bird-Dog AltaLink Power Lines

• May 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Wildrose Critic to Bird-Dog AltaLink Power Lines

SNC-Lavalin and AltaLink: Smoke and Mirrors

• May 1, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin and AltaLink: Smoke and Mirrors

SNC-Lavalin Shareholder Faults Board for Problems

• April 30, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Shareholder Faults Board for Problems

More on SNC-Lavalin

• April 29, 2012 • Comments Off on More on SNC-Lavalin

Unnecessary New Power Lines Add to AltaLink Profits

• April 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Unnecessary New Power Lines Add to AltaLink Profits

AltaLink’s Parent Company Troubles Continue

• April 27, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company Troubles Continue

Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Heartland Line

• April 20, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Heartland Line

Alberta Leaders’ Debate – Electricity

• April 14, 2012 • Comments Off on Alberta Leaders’ Debate – Electricity

RCMP Raids SNC-Lavalin’s Montreal Headquarters

• April 13, 2012 • Comments Off on RCMP Raids SNC-Lavalin’s Montreal Headquarters

AltaLink’s Parent Company Being Sued Again

• April 13, 2012 • Comments Off on AltaLink’s Parent Company Being Sued Again

Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Power Line

• April 9, 2012 • Comments Off on Sherwood Park Residents Angry About Power Line

Shannon Stubbs Only Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Candidate Wanting to Fix Electricity Problems

• April 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Shannon Stubbs Only Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Candidate Wanting to Fix Electricity Problems

Ted Morton in Trouble Over Power Lines

• April 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Ted Morton in Trouble Over Power Lines

PCs Promise More Schools While They Close Another One Down

• April 5, 2012 • Comments Off on PCs Promise More Schools While They Close Another One Down

More Troubles for AltaLink’s Parent Company

• April 4, 2012 • Comments Off on More Troubles for AltaLink’s Parent Company

Transmission Companies Donate to Alberta PC Party

• April 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Transmission Companies Donate to Alberta PC Party

RETA Supports Court Appeal of Heartland Line

• March 29, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA Supports Court Appeal of Heartland Line

SNC-Lavalin CEO Resigns Amid Allegations

• March 26, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin CEO Resigns Amid Allegations

Lawsuit Lawyer Raps SNC-Lavalin

• March 25, 2012 • Comments Off on Lawsuit Lawyer Raps SNC-Lavalin

Power Lines Among Many Broken Promises by Premier Redford

• March 23, 2012 • Comments Off on Power Lines Among Many Broken Promises by Premier Redford

Landowner Compensation for Power Lines Based on Property Devaluation

• March 21, 2012 • Comments Off on Landowner Compensation for Power Lines Based on Property Devaluation

Making Money By Making Friends: SNC-Lavalin/AltaLink & Alberta PC Party

• March 20, 2012 • Comments Off on Making Money By Making Friends: SNC-Lavalin/AltaLink & Alberta PC Party

Canada-Libya Chamber of Commerce formed, SNC-Lavalin not invited

• March 17, 2012 • Comments Off on Canada-Libya Chamber of Commerce formed, SNC-Lavalin not invited

RETA to Release Paper on AltaLink / PC Relationship

• March 16, 2012 • Comments Off on RETA to Release Paper on AltaLink / PC Relationship

More on AltaLink’s Parent Company Scandals

• March 14, 2012 • Comments Off on More on AltaLink’s Parent Company Scandals

Heartland Power Line – Court of Appeal

• March 7, 2012 • Comments Off on Heartland Power Line – Court of Appeal

Class Action Suit Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

• March 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Class Action Suit Against AltaLink’s Parent Company

SNC Lavalin’s Image Gets Worse

• March 1, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC Lavalin’s Image Gets Worse

SNC-Lavalin Scandal Continues

• February 28, 2012 • Comments Off on SNC-Lavalin Scandal Continues