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Alberta e-coli beef scandal could have been avoided, says Guelph food safety expert

Alberta e-coli beef scandal could have been avoided, says Guelph food safety expert | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Following proper quality control procedures could have prevented contaminated beef from leaving an Alberta meat processing plant last month, a Guelph food...
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Despite E. coli scandal, it’s business as usual for XL Foods

Despite E. coli scandal, it’s business as usual for XL Foods | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Getting the Brooks, Alta., plant running again seems to be the priority, not consumer safety...
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Fracking water sent through Windsor treament plant -And Energy Ind wonders why they keep getting it on the chin

Fracking water sent through Windsor treament plant -And Energy Ind wonders why they keep getting it on the chin | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Questions are being raised about the disposal of fracking waste water in Windsor, after millions of litres of the water was put through the town's sewage treatment plant.
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Premier Wall unveils big spending plans - Saskatchewan - CBC News

Premier Wall unveils big spending plans - Saskatchewan - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Premier Brad Wall revealed the Saskatchewan Plan for Growth at the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.
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Crisis meeting held for laid-off XL Foods workers - Calgary - CBC News

Crisis meeting held for laid-off XL Foods workers - Calgary - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
While roughly 800 workers returned to the job Tuesday processing meat at the XL Foods plant in Brooks, Alta., it doesn't relieve the uncertainty that many of the other 1,200 laid-off employees are feeling.
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B.C. teen's family asks bullies to stop in wake of suicide

B.C. teen's family asks bullies to stop in wake of suicide | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The family of a B.C. teenager who took her own life last week is asking online bullies to her leave the teenager alone, police say.
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Foreign worker program exploitive, dysfunctional and not the 'Canadian way' | Opinions | Medicine Hat News

Foreign worker program exploitive, dysfunctional and not the 'Canadian way' | Opinions | Medicine Hat News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program is quickly becoming this generation's version of the head tax. The only difference is the 21st century version is far more effective in preventing immigration to this country.

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DVICE: Optical finger input lets you control a PC from nearly any surface

DVICE: Optical finger input lets you control a PC from nearly any surface | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

As touchscreens have taken off via tablets and smartphones, the way we interact with our gadgets has changed dramatically. But finger-to-glass input is just one option as these devices evolve. A new creation promises to move touch input to nearly any surface.

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Why Rush the Canada-China Investment Deal? | Viewpoints | Opinion | Epoch Times

Why Rush the Canada-China Investment Deal? | Viewpoints | Opinion | Epoch Times | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Risks posed by the Canada-China investment treaty need a closer look argues a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School.
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Oilsands, pipelines off agenda as Canadian environment ministers meet - Calgary Herald

Oilsands, pipelines off agenda as Canadian environment ministers meet - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Oilsands, pipelines off agenda as Canadian environment ministers meetCalgary Herald“There's always opportunity for people to add more items to the agenda,” said Alberta Environment Minister Diana McQueen, who is hosting her counterparts from across...
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Wildrose Official Opposition sets new standard for expense disclosure and transparency « Wildrose - Danielle Smith

Wildrose Official Opposition sets new standard for expense disclosure and transparency « Wildrose - Danielle Smith | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

Wildrose Official Opposition Leader Danielle Smith has posted all of her  categorized expenses with receipts online dating back to May, including constituency expenses, and the rest of the Wildrose caucus will follow suit starting with October’s expenses.

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Sold out to CETA? :: Front :: VUE Weekly

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Canadian-owned firm's mega-donation to super PAC raises ‘legal red flags’

Canadian-owned firm's mega-donation to super PAC raises ‘legal red flags’ | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Foreigners are prohibited from spending money on U.S. elections, law not so clear on foreign corporations.
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An egnima. Should elected officials be bound to act in best interests of citizens, or of party?

An egnima. Should elected officials be bound to act in best interests of citizens, or of party? | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
A number of factors, from family life to labour strife, may have led Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty to resign his post and prorogue the provincial legislature.
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Cleary's shale gas report avoids moratorium debate - New Brunswick - CBC News

Cleary's shale gas report avoids moratorium debate - New Brunswick - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The province's chief medical officer of health is sidestepping the contentious question over whether the provincial government should implement a moratorium on the shale gas industry.
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Super-union better armed against corporate greed, CAW says -

Super-union better armed against corporate greed, CAW says - | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CAW Local 444 president Dino Chiodo has hope the creation of Canada's largest private-sector union will level the playing field against what he calls greedy corporations.
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Tenants forced out after motel closes down - Edmonton - CBC News

Tenants forced out after motel closes down - Edmonton - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Health and safety violations have prompted public health officials to close down a notorious motel on Gateway Blvd.
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Alberta cattle producers anxious over XL Foods’ closure

Alberta cattle producers anxious over XL Foods’ closure | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Cattle producers with crowded feedlots are growing more anxious each day that XL Foods’ slaughterhouse in southern Alberta is shut down. “It’s a tough time of year for this to...
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XL Foods to bring back 800 laid off Alberta workers

XL Foods to bring back 800 laid off Alberta workers | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
XL Foods says it will bring back 800 of the 2,000 workers that were laid off Saturday to the meat processing plant in Brooks, Alta., at the centre of an international beef recall for E. coli contamination.
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Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food : Harper Government Invests in Technology Converting Emissions into Valuable Agri-Food Product

Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food : Harper Government Invests in Technology Converting Emissions into Valuable Agri-Food Product | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
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Calgary, Alberta, October 12, 2012 - An Alberta company has
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Labour Board rules in Union's favour regarding Calgary Zoo employees

CUPE Local 37 has won its Labour Relations Board case against the Calgary Zoo Society.
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Salmonella warning issued for peanut butter products

Salmonella warning issued for peanut butter products | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to eat a number of products containing peanut butter over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella.
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Spy Delisle's guilty plea spares military from revealing secrets

Spy Delisle's guilty plea spares military from revealing secrets | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Delisle's surprise guilty plea yesterday means that not only will highly classified intelligence be kept out of the courts but it now may never be known how such a sensitive series of leaks was allowed to happen.
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The Tyee – Chairman Harper and the Chinese Sell-Out

The Tyee – Chairman Harper and the Chinese Sell-Out | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Who needs democracy? Secret treaty is a massive giveaway of Canadian resources and rights with no vote in Parliament.
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Big picture look at XL :: Front :: VUE Weekly

Big picture look at XL :: Front :: VUE Weekly | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
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Suncor Funded Oilsands Mines Studies In Northern Alberta Find Little Long ... - Huffington Post Canada

Suncor Funded Oilsands Mines Studies In Northern Alberta Find Little Long ... - Huffington Post Canada | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Slave River JournalSuncor Funded Oilsands Mines Studies In Northern Alberta Find Little Long ...Huffington Post CanadaOther widely cited studies have previously found significant contamination within a 50-kilometre radius of oilsands developments,...
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