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  • May 26, 2015

    Sustainability is more than a buzzword — it’s a culture at TransAlta. We were the first among our peers to produce a Report on Sustainability, and a few weeks ago, we released our 21st report. We are very proud of this achievement. Oliver Bussler, TransAlta’s director of sustainable development, looks at the importance of tracking TransAlta’s sustainability record.

  • May 21, 2015

    Opening its doors in February 2013, the Kainai Library was the first of its kind in Canada — a public library right on a First Nation community. Located in Standoff, Alberta on the Blood Tribe’s reserve, the library provides access to more than 900,000 books through its affiliation with the Chinook Arch group of libraries and counts over 1,000 members with a card who can access the library and its varied programs.

  • May 19, 2015

    As part of our agreement with the Government of Alberta to modify operations at the Ghost reservoir for flood mitigation purposes, we are lowering the water by approximately six meters from our typical operating elevation of approximately 1191 meters. Lowering water levels can leave fish isolated in shallow pools where temperatures are too high and oxygen levels are too low for them to survive for extended periods of time. Teams have been working diligently for the last two weeks to capture fish and relocate them to other areas of the reservoir where they’re not at risk of being stranded.

Last updated: May 01, 2015