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Federal government confirms deficit higher than predicted in budget - Vancouver Sun

Federal government confirms deficit higher than predicted in budget - Vancouver Sun | Alberta government | Scoop.it
CBC.caFederal government confirms deficit higher than predicted in budgetVancouver SunOTTAWA — The federal government's 2011-12 annual report released Friday shows last fiscal year's deficit was $26.2 billion — higher than the $24.9 billion predicted...
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Recession Looms: GDP Revised Down to 1.3%, Durable Goods Collapse 13%

Recession Looms: GDP Revised Down to 1.3%, Durable Goods Collapse 13% | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Because the media-narrative for the next 40 days must be: Obama can do nothing wrong and Romney can do nothing right, the corrupt media will surely focus on the fact that today's jobless claims were lower than expected at 359,000.
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Former Finance Minister Raymond Bachand running for QC Liberal leadership - Montreal Gazette

Former Finance Minister Raymond Bachand running for QC Liberal leadership - Montreal Gazette | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Globe and MailFormer Finance Minister Raymond Bachand running for Liberal leadershipMontreal GazetteFormer Finance Minister Raymond Bachand became the first official candidate in the race to replace Jean Charest Friday, announcing his candidacy in...
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Shared embassy, check. Now for the joint UK-Canada armed forces | Full Comment | National Post

Shared embassy, check. Now for the joint UK-Canada armed forces | Full Comment | National Post | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Such is the Harper government’s track record that, even when it does demonstrably sensible things, its ministers are lampooned as ham-fisted yokels and dismissed. With three years to go in the mandate, this does not bode well.
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Environment Minister attempts to add heft to climate-change talking points

Environment Minister attempts to add heft to climate-change talking points | Alberta government | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - Environment Minister Peter Kent is attempting to put some heft behind the Conservatives' climate-change talking points that have driven Parliament Hill to distraction over the past week.
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B.C. Conservatives' sole MLA quits, citing difficulties with leader Cummins

B.C. Conservatives' sole MLA quits, citing difficulties with leader Cummins | Alberta government | Scoop.it
John Van Dongen says he will sit as an independent as Tory Leader brushes off departure: 'some days folks are with you and some days they're not' (Bad news for the BC NDP MT @kyleharrietha: MT @natnewswatch: Train wreck: B.C.)...
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Federal Liberals to announce new leader next April 14

Federal Liberals to announce new leader next April 14 | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Candidates for Liberal party leader will have a campaign spending limit of $950,000 and will not be allowed to carry more than $75,000 in debt, according to rules posted Thursday. The party is announcing the rules with a live press conference.
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Fired Alberta Health Services CFO donated cash to two Tory cabinet ministers ... - Edmonton Sun

Fired Alberta Health Services CFO donated cash to two Tory cabinet ministers ...Edmonton Sun...
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Canada Q2 growth tops G7 but government sees dangers - Reuters

Canada Q2 growth tops G7 but government sees dangers - Reuters | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Canada Q2 growth tops G7 but government sees dangersReutersOTTAWA (Reuters) - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty warned on Friday that Canadian economic growth may be set to weaken and undermine his budget projections even though second-quarter GDP data...
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Alberta farmers reap high prices, great growing conditions

Alberta farmers reap high prices, great growing conditions | Alberta government | Scoop.it
For someone who had to work all weekend, Matt Sawyer couldn’t be happier. The Acme-area grain farmer has been logging long hours since Friday, when he started swathing his fields northeast of Calgary in preparation for combining.
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Province opens 15 new schools across Alberta - Global Edmonton

Province opens 15 new schools across Alberta - Global Edmonton | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Province opens 15 new schools across AlbertaGlobal EdmontonAlberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson says he knows schools were struggling with capacity issues, and education became a big priority during the provincial election.
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Calgary, Alberta – Gardening on Vacant Land – Verdant History ...

Calgary, Alberta – Gardening on Vacant Land – Verdant History ... | Alberta government | Scoop.it
University of Calgary. “A prudent lawyer would discourage her client from allowing gardening on her client's vacant lot.” By David Laidlaw Admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1989 with over 20 years in private practice in Calgary.
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Calgary Centre Conservative nomination fight takes a turn, but Joan ...

Calgary Centre Conservative nomination fight takes a turn, but Joan ... | Alberta government | Scoop.it
This is seen to be an important contest because it's generally assumed here in Alberta, and especially in Calgary, that thanks to a docile electorate whomever wins the Conservative nomination automatically becomes the ...
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Alberta’s Alison Redford sees benefits in Nexen-CNOOC deal | Energy | News | Financial Post

Alberta’s Alison Redford sees benefits in Nexen-CNOOC deal | Energy | News | Financial Post | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Premier Alison Redford says her government believes “there’s a lot of benefit for Alberta and Canada” in the proposed sale of Nexen Inc.

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VA Angel CEO speaks to BioAlberta about investing in Life Sciences in Alberta | BioAlberta

VA Angel CEO speaks to BioAlberta about investing in Life Sciences in Alberta | BioAlberta | Alberta government | Scoop.it
RT @Bioalberta: RT @Bioalberta: Today's blog post; interview with the CEO of a local angel investment group http://t.co/J11i5LYr Thanks @venturealberta ...
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UPDATE 1-Two high-profile Canadian Conservatives back CNOOC deal - Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two high-profile Canadian Conservatives back CNOOC deal - Reuters | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Globe and MailUPDATE 1-Two high-profile Canadian Conservatives back CNOOC dealReutersOTTAWA/CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Two former top aides to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday he should approve a $15.1 billion bid...
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The Real Welfare Queens

The Real Welfare Queens | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Welfare queens may actually look more like giant corporations.
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Pioneers in gas drilling say government research and tax breaks helped launch ... - Washington Post

Pioneers in gas drilling say government research and tax breaks helped launch ...Washington PostPITTSBURGH — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of...
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CSIS warns of foreign takeover risks in annual report

CSIS warns of foreign takeover risks in annual report | Alberta government | Scoop.it
The same day shareholders of the Calgary-based energy company Nexen agreed to a takeover bid by a state firm from China, Canada's spy agency is warning such purchases can pose a threat to national security.
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Phoenix Sinclair inquiry to begin today after long delay

Phoenix Sinclair inquiry to begin today after long delay | Alberta government | Scoop.it
A much-anticipated public inquiry into the 2005 death of five-year-old Phoenix Sinclair is set to begin today in Winnipeg, after it was delayed by legal wrangling.
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Big spending helped Edmonton PC candidates to victory in Alberta election - Edmonton Journal

Big spending helped Edmonton PC candidates to victory in Alberta election - Edmonton Journal | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Big spending helped Edmonton PC candidates to victory in Alberta electionEdmonton JournalEDMONTON - Edmonton candidates together spent close to $2 million in the spring provincial election, with more than half of that total shelled out by nominees...
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Kuwait closes in on Athabasca deal

Kuwait closes in on Athabasca deal | Alberta government | Scoop.it
State-owned company has struck a preliminary agreement for a $4-billion investment in Alberta’s oil sands, ambassador confirms (RT @frankejames: Kuwait Government closes in on $4BN Athabasca deal to buy Harper's #Ethicaloil:
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Big banks dish out dividend gold rush as profits soar

Big banks dish out dividend gold rush as profits soar | Alberta government | Scoop.it
It's been a surprisingly good week for shareholders of Canada's big five banks, which reported higher profits and boosted dividends, showing their long-term outlooks remain positive despite pressures on their bottom lines.
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Program Assistant job - Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB | Indeed.ca

Program Assistant job - Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB | Indeed.ca | Alberta government | Scoop.it
August 27, 2012 - Program Assistant - Reporting to the Cancer Screening Programs Administrative Coordinator, the primary purpose of this position is to support the Medical Lead and program (Program Assistant - Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB...
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B.C. Premier urged to reject Enbridge and its ‘cowboy culture’

B.C. Premier urged to reject Enbridge and its ‘cowboy culture’ | Alberta government | Scoop.it
Former federal Environment Minister David Anderson says company unfit to build oil pipeline across province (B.C.
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