Edmonton is ready for energy transition opportunity Oil-rich Alberta is poised to benefit from the global energy transition, according to the Alberta Energy Transition Study commissioned by Calgary Economic Development and Edmonton Global. The report suggests that moving towards cleantech could create 170,000 jobs and contribute $61 billion to the province by 2050. Alternatively, if…

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Alberta government funds four COVID-19 vaccine proposals Alberta will provide $81.2 million to fund four proposals for vaccine development and manufacturing. The University of Alberta will receive up to $55.1 million, Entos Pharmaceuticals will receive $15.5 million, Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation will receive $5.6 million, and Northern RNA will receive $5 million. U of A president Bill Flanagan called the investment “visionary and game-changing.” Doug…

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