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"The Situation is Not in Hand": New Alberta Oil Spill Impacts Duncan's First ... - U.S. Politics Today

"The Situation is Not in Hand": New Alberta Oil Spill Impacts Duncan's First ...U.S. Politics TodayThe 38KM pipeline at issue was built in 1983 and the rupture occurred at approximately 90KM northwest of Manning.
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XL Foods, Tories and a politicized inspection agency offer a textbook case of brand destruction | rabble.ca

XL Foods, Tories and a politicized inspection agency offer a textbook case of brand destruction | rabble.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

Apparently soomeone forgot to tell the Conservative brain trust that you can't "Shoot, Shovel and Shut Up" once the cow is already dead meat....

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The Canada-China investment agreement’s generous exception article

The Canada-China investment agreement’s generous exception article | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

There’s been a lot of criticism lately of the recently tabled Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA), due in large part to the controversy surrounding the proposed Nexen takeover.

But none of it has touched on the exemptions in Article Eight.

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NWT open to pipeline talks: Premier - Sun News Network

NWT open to pipeline talks: Premier - Sun News Network | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Sun News NetworkNWT open to pipeline talks: PremierSun News NetworkAs premier of a province where vast resources pass through neighbouring provinces before they go international, he said he identifies with Alberta's need to reach out to the Pacific...
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Cost of promoting Alberta at Olympics nearly $1 million - Calgary Herald

Cost of promoting Alberta at Olympics nearly $1 million - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Cost of promoting Alberta at Olympics nearly $1 millionCalgary HeraldIn addition to a provincial delegation that included Premier Alison Redford and two other ministers and a host of performers and artists, Travel Alberta sent its own delegation to...
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Factory farming causes beef contamination - Victoria Times Colonist

Factory farming causes beef contamination - Victoria Times Colonist | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailFactory farming causes beef contaminationVictoria Times ColonistI can't help notice that nearly all the news coverage on the issue of E. coli-contaminated beef in Alberta is not addressing the cause of this problem.
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Canada adds 52,000 jobs in September

Canada adds 52,000 jobs in September | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Canada's economy added 52,000 jobs in September, but the unemployment rate ticked higher to 7.4 per cent because more people were looking for work.
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Small brewer fears 'knee-jerk' decision - Calgary Herald

Small brewer fears 'knee-jerk' decision - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Small brewer fears 'knee-jerk' decisionCalgary HeraldRavinder Minhas, part-owner of Minhas Craft Brewery, said he hopes the government does not act on advice from a group of 11 small Alberta brewers who want to see existing tax incentives for small...
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An Open Letter to Alberta Premier Alison Redford « THE TRIAL ...

An Open Letter to Alberta Premier Alison Redford « THE TRIAL ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Honourable Alison Merrilla Redford, Q.C., MLA, Premier of Alberta Office of the Premier Room 307, Legislature Building 10800-97 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B7 Dear Premier: I read with abiding interest a news ...
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Alberta government commits $58 million for disaster recovery after severe ... - Canadian Underwriter

Alberta government commits $58 million for disaster recovery after severe ... - Canadian Underwriter | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
OurHometown.caAlberta government commits $58 million for disaster recovery after severe ...Canadian UnderwriterThe Alberta government has pledged up to $58 million for disaster recovery programs to help offset uninsurable costs from severe weather...
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Monterey Place workers rally at Alberta premier's office - CBC.ca

Monterey Place workers rally at Alberta premier's office - CBC.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caMonterey Place workers rally at Alberta premier's officeCBC.caMonterey Place workers rally at Alberta premier's office. CBC News. Posted: Oct 5, 2012 12:24 PM MT. Last Updated: Oct 5, 2012 12:22 PM MT.
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Three appointed to Alberta's Workers' Compensation Board - OurHometown.ca

Three appointed to Alberta's Workers' Compensation Board - OurHometown.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
OurHometown.caThree appointed to Alberta's Workers' Compensation BoardOurHometown.caThe three individuals bring a combination of skills and experience that will be an asset to the WCB Board of Directors and its mandate to administer a system of...
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Government releases long-awaited strategy for vanishing woodland caribou - Edmonton Journal

Government releases long-awaited strategy for vanishing woodland caribou - Edmonton Journal | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Government releases long-awaited strategy for vanishing woodland caribouEdmonton JournalAlberta government officials said they won't comment on the plan until Tuesday, when they've had a chance to look at it.
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Innovation a key selling point for new Alberta school locations: Minister

Innovation a key selling point for new Alberta school locations: Minister | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta school boards are being asked to get in touch with their creative sides when pitching the province on their need for new schools.
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Premier has empty promises | Column | Opinion | Lacombe Globe

Premier has empty promises | Column | Opinion | Lacombe Globe | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it

Premier Alison Redford and two PC ministers rolled out the red carpet for themselves in London, England, for the Olympic Games this summer. ...

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Life on the kill floor of a slaughterhouse is fraught with peril

Life on the kill floor of a slaughterhouse is fraught with peril | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Speed and scale of modern operations are also why a problem can so quickly become a crisis...
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Redford defends compensation for law society dues - Calgary Herald

Redford defends compensation for law society dues - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caRedford defends compensation for law society duesCalgary HeraldPremier Alison Redford says it is “entirely appropriate” for her to bill taxpayers for her Law Society of Alberta membership dues, but lawyers who serve as opposition MLAs called...
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Inside Baseball: Alberta's conservative parties hold executive ...

Inside Baseball: Alberta's conservative parties hold executive ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Ray Danyluk Former cabinet minister Ray Danyluk dropped out of race for the presidency of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party this week, prompting a.
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Chris Hall: Who should we trust with food safety?

Chris Hall: Who should we trust with food safety? | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Too pro-producer? Is Agriculture Canada the right ministry to oversee food inspection in this country, the CBC's Chris Hall asks.
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BC property tax could be pipeline cash cow - CBC.ca

BC property tax could be pipeline cash cow - CBC.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caBC property tax could be pipeline cash cowCBC.caAlberta Premier Alison Redford, who met with Clark in Calgary on Monday, has flatly dismissed the idea of sharing royalties with B.C.
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Federal government pledges to preserve caribou habitat | iPolitics Alberta gov't won't comment

Federal government pledges to preserve caribou habitat | iPolitics Alberta gov't won't comment | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta government officials said they won't comment on the plan until Tuesday, when they've had a chance to look at it. Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent wasn't immediately available for comment.
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Pension Pulse: Replicating Ontario's Success in Alberta?

Pension Pulse: Replicating Ontario's Success in Alberta? | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
AIMCo oversees about $70 billion in assets for 26 pension, endowment and government funds, including the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, the sovereign wealth fund created from the province's oil and gas revenue.
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ASC seeks to reciprocate bans against Donald Verne Dyer & Pacific Ocean ... - PR Newswire (press release)

ASC seeks to reciprocate bans against Donald Verne Dyer & Pacific Ocean ...PR Newswire (press release)CALGARY, Oct.
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The Alberta Altruist: Transparent Enough for You??

The Alberta Altruist: Transparent Enough for You?? | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Well in their own words " Travel Alberta is the tourism marketing agency of the Government of Alberta that is governed by the Travel Alberta Act and a Board of Directors accountable to the Minister of Tourism, Parks and ...
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Ontario government focused on oilsands - Sun News Network

Ontario government focused on oilsands - Sun News Network | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Sun News NetworkOntario government focused on oilsandsSun News NetworkIn an effort to strengthen its economic ties with Alberta, the Ontario government plans to send its second cabinet minister in less than two weeks to drum up some...
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