September 17th will mark the third anniversary of the Alberta Dynamo. 2013 has been more of a hiatus time. Work has become more demanding and that currently impacts the time I am willing to put in. I’ve always said I didn’t want to become a slave to a blog and that continues to be true. […]
In the Good Friday edition of the Globe and Mail, the Report on Business section had an article on Total SA and it’s sale and writedown of its portion of the now suspended Voyageur Upgrader project. Attached to the story was an interesting graphic on the five operating upgraders in Alberta. Technical full load output […]
When everything works, life is great. When it doesn’t, things get rather frustrating. I’ve been having trouble for the last week. I believe it started with an update of the W3 Total Cache. Tonight, I decided to try deleting the W3 Total Cache, …and life seems to be good, very good again.
As I have stated previously, I like high yields and it’s a bonus if they pay monthly. A few weeks ago I read about Renegade Petroleum moving towards an “income plus growth dividend model”. Based on a stock price of $2.35, the annual yield would be 9.8%. On Tuesday, Renegade closed at $2.17. An article […]
Calgary’s West LRT line opens on December 12, 2012. Here’s a preview ride from 69th Street Station to Sunalta Station on the edge of downtown. West LRT has a bit of everything – featuring a minimal number of level crossings, it’s elevated, underground and open trench.
Back in 2000, Calgary had the Udderly Art extravaganza. The Legacy Pasture is located on the +15 level of the Centennial Parkade downtown on the north side of 9th Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets. There is even a book still available. A new Agriculture building is set to open at the Stampede Grounds in […]
Probably the biggest weather threats in Calgary are big wind storms and big hail storms. Another hail storm swept through Calgary Sunday night. It seems to have been a NW – SE arc and luckily for me here in the SE, we were down to the smaller sized hail. We do get the opportunity for […]