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Innovator Spotlight: Madeline Toubiana (The Quad)

Madeline Toubiana investigates entrepreneurship’s role in social change.

U of A program encourages high schoolers to explore entrepreneurship (Global News)

U of A business professor Michael Lounsbury is working with Edmonton high schoolers to get them interested in entrepreneurship.

Keystone XL is dead, but oil sands are waking up (E&E News)

Climate activists celebrating the death of the Keystone XL pipeline might be in for a disappointment. While the high-profile project is not moving forward, the outlook for Canadian oil sands production is improving.

City announces e-commerce support for local small businesses (City of Leduc)

Starting today, Leduc business owners will have access to a new support program to help them establish or expand their online presence.

A Week of Big Blows for Big Oil (New York Times)

Two victories by environmental activists added to the uncertainty surrounding the industry and Canada’s oil sands.

How the inspiration for Jason Kenney's inquiry into un-Albertan activities came to be so (mis)understood (CBC)

Researcher Vivian Krause didn't (quite) say what you thought she said, writes economist Andrew Leach.

U of A entrepreneurship program (Radio Active CBC)

Michael Lounsbury is a professor at the University of Alberta School of Business.

RUNWITHIT Synthetics recognized as “most Edmonton startup” (Taproot Edmonton)

RUNWITHIT Synthetics was declared the “Most Edmonton Startup of the Year” at the first-ever YEG Startup Community Awards.

Varcoe: IEA net-zero report delivers sobering assessment for Canada (Calgary Herald)

But when it comes to oil and natural gas, the report contains a different message: no spending on new supplies is required as demand falls.

Mr. COVID campaign racks up accolades at Edmonton advertising awards show (CBC)

The Government of Alberta also recognized in the Fearless Client category.

2021 Innovation Awards Recipients (The Quad)

Celebrating innovation and commercialization, and the U of A innovators who make it happen.

Pilot program aims to give high schoolers a head start on becoming entrepreneurs

U of A business professor teams up with Edmonton school to teach students what it takes to turn ideas into successful ventures.