Tony Seskus

Senior Producer Western Digital Business Unit

Tony Seskus is senior producer with CBC's Western Business unit in Calgary. He's written for newspapers and wire services for more than 25 years on three continents. In Calgary, Tony has reported on the energy sector and federal politics.

Latest from Tony Seskus

Alberta NDP holds lead in new survey, but 'reluctant' UCP voters could be key on election day: pollster

Abacus Data survey completed this month found that 38 per cent of Alberta respondents would cast their ballot for the provincial NDP, while 32 per cent would vote for the UCP.

Suncor boss Mark Little stepping down 'effective immediately'

Calgary-based oil giant announced Friday that the CEO and the company's board have mutually agreed he will step down.

Alberta author Hugh Dempsey remembered for chronicles of First Nations history

Historian, author and chief curator emeritus of the Glenbow Museum was also an honorary chief of the Kainai Nation.

Rising diesel prices latest hurdle for Alberta farmers

The price of diesel has surged across the country in recent weeks. In Alberta, it has farmers worrying about the impact on the bottom line.

Danielle Smith returning to politics with sights on UCP leadership

Danielle Smith, former leader of the Wildrose Party, has confirmed she'll be stepping forward for the UCP nomination for Livingstone-Macleod and could even seek the party's leadership.

Oil producers are flush with cash. Now what will they do with it?

Spending plans are up this year in the oilpatch — but they won't rise near the levels seen earlier in the last decade.

High gas prices, oilpatch labour crunch, pipeline friction: The year ahead in energy

Talk of energy these days is rooted in two worlds — the demands of today and the transition ahead — as decarbonization efforts come into even sharper focus with climate change.

$100 for a rib roast? Yep. Some customers are forking out the cash and driving demand

The answer to why there’s a disconnect between Alberta cattle and beef prices is complex, but demand for beef is still strong.

Province says there's no concern with oil storage in Alberta despite Trans Mountain pipeline shutdown

Oil industry officials in Alberta do not expect the temporary pipeline shutdown will have a significant impact on Canadian oil production.

More strange days ahead for oil industry following Friday price plunge

Oil prices ran headlong into pandemic fears yet again on Friday, tumbling to levels not seen since September.