Deborah Yedlin


Deborah Yedlin is a long-time contributor to CBC Calgary. She has worked as a columnist for both the Calgary Herald and the Globe and Mail and is the chancellor of the University of Calgary.

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On carbon capture, federal budget delivers promise, if not funds

There was disappointment in Alberta when the federal budget didn’t put a lot of cash on the table for carbon capture and storage projects. But what Ottawa is promising has potential, if it's done properly, says business commentator Deborah Yedlin.

OPINION | It's time to act on gender inequality — including in the ranks of Canada's energy sector

It’s time to pay attention and act on gender inequality in Canada’s corporate ranks, including in the energy sector, business commentator Deborah Yedlin writes. There are only three women in the CEO slot in Canada’s energy sector — and TransAlta Corp. CEO Dawn Farrell is retiring at the end of the month.

OPINION | Oil sector charts new course amidst energy transition

A conversation focused on climate change and how to reduce emissions kicked off CERAWeek. Forget the "if" of the energy transition. It's here.

OPINION | Oilpatch can reinvent itself, but regulators and markets must do their part

The oil and gas industry’s embrace of technology will help with energy transition, but the world needs common goals to help make it all work, writes Deborah Yedlin.

Canada's oilpatch needs to stop living in a bubble

Only a handful of Canadian energy companies attended the world's biggest oil conference in Houston last week. That's a mistake.

An electric Ford F-150 truck? It's a sign of the times

The head of Ford pitched an electric Ford F-150 pick-up truck to a crowd of oil executives in Houston yesterday. It's a sign of the times.

Canadian energy takes back seat at Houston oil conference

Canada is barely making a wave as the annual energy conference in Houston gets underway, while tech ranks high on the agenda.