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Calgary Group Says Minister's Behaviour Not Befitting a Public ...

Calgary Group Says Minister's Behaviour Not Befitting a Public ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta Premier Allison Redford needs to rein in Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk after the latter's “iron-fisted” response to public criticism, says a Calgary group.
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Fear and loathing in Brussels | Canada's top source for Alberta's ...

Fear and loathing in Brussels | Canada's top source for Alberta's ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Articles on Alberta Business news, Oil & Gas, Oil Sands, H.R., Investments, Sales, Leadership, and more. ... Now as the managing editor of Alberta Venture he gets to write about them. Close enough, right?
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Even Alberta Agrees, Oil Cannot Be Forever - Huffington Post Canada

Even Alberta Agrees, Oil Cannot Be Forever - Huffington Post Canada | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Even Alberta Agrees, Oil Cannot Be ForeverHuffington Post CanadaAlberta Premier Alison Redford has recently come out in support of a Canadian energy strategy.
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Veteran Tory minister elected Alberta speaker – Globe and Mail ...

Veteran Tory minister elected Alberta speaker – Globe and Mail ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailVeteran Tory minister elected Alberta speakerGlobe and MailA veteran Tory cabinet minister, who had been left on the outs under Premier Alison Redford, has been elected speaker of the Alberta legislature.
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How Global and Local Forces May Impact Banking in Alberta: CBA President to ... - MarketWatch (press release)

How Global and Local Forces May Impact Banking in Alberta: CBA President to ... - MarketWatch (press release) | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
How Global and Local Forces May Impact Banking in Alberta: CBA President to ...MarketWatch (press release)Canada has the soundest banking system in the world and yet, since the global financial crisis, banks in Canada have been subject to intensifying...
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XE.com - Canadian spot gas prices fall on Alberta supply

CALGARY, Alberta, May 22 (Reuters) - Canadian spot natural. gas prices fell on Tuesday despite hot weather in some big. markets as short-term supplies in Alberta rose. Spot gas at the AECO storage hub in southeastern ...
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Environmental charges laid against three central Alberta companies

Edmonton…. The Alberta government has laid charges against three companies for allegedly providing false or misleading information regarding contaminated soil from a former gas station site in the town of Daysland.
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Alberta officials issue 5711 tickets during May long - CBC.ca

Alberta officials issue 5711 tickets during May long - CBC.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caAlberta officials issue 5711 tickets during May longCBC.caThe Alberta government says more than 25000 campers enjoy provincial campgrounds and forested areas each May long.
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Alberta officials issue 5,711 tickets during May long - Calgary - CBC News

Alberta officials issue 5,711 tickets during May long - Calgary - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Law enforcement handed out more than 5,000 tickets over the May long weekend — with the majority of them for speeding. ("Thanks for the free money!
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Marketing Freedom Train on Track to Boost Research and ...

Marketing Freedom Train on Track to Boost Research and ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The draft regulations, to be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, this week, will name the Alberta Barley Commission as the administrator of the new check-off. “With the global ...
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Former PC leadership contender offers preview of unseen economic report - Edmonton Journal

Former PC leadership contender offers preview of unseen economic report - Edmonton Journal | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Former PC leadership contender offers preview of unseen economic reportEdmonton JournalEDMONTON - Former PC leadership contender Rick Orman says he submitted a government-commissioned report on the economic development of northern Alberta more than...
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Redford government to accept all but two recommendations from pay report | Politics in Alberta

Redford government to accept all but two recommendations from pay report | Politics in Alberta | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
EDMONTON — Premier Alison Redford’s government will accept all but two recommendations made by former Supreme Court Justice Jack Major in his independent review of salaries paid to Alberta politicians, house leader Dave Hancock said Tuesday.
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Five of Five: Shen Yung And Not Your Father's PC Party

Five of Five: Shen Yung And Not Your Father's PC Party | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Shen Young Performing Arts troupe recently had their Alberta 2013 performance dates thrown into question when the Alberta Government revoked an agreement to use the Jubilee Auditoriums in Edmonton and Calgary.
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Ag For News: University of Alberta to Study Agroforestry ...

Canadian farmers will have the opportunity to increase their profits while mitigating their impact on the environment with the support of new agroforestry research at the University of Alberta. Member of Parliament Laurie Hawn ...
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Kinder Morgan reduces size of Vancouver-Alberta Trans Mountain expansion - Vancouver Sun

Kinder Morgan reduces size of Vancouver-Alberta Trans Mountain expansion - Vancouver Sun | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Financial PostKinder Morgan reduces size of Vancouver-Alberta Trans Mountain expansionVancouver SunIt had expected enough contracts to support a $5 billion project with crude production from the Alberta oil sands forecast to more than double over...
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Gene Zwozdesky picked by peers to be new Speaker of Alberta ...

Gene Zwozdesky picked by peers to be new Speaker of Alberta ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
EDMONTON — Former cabinet minister Gene Zwozdesky is the new Speaker of the Alberta legislature. The 63-year-old Progressive Conservative backbencher won a majority of votes in a secret-ballot vote of all MLAs.
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Alberta government says it's not in cahoots with Chinese over ...

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Officials with Alberta's culture ministry are deflecting assertions from a Calgary MP that the Chinese government influenced its decision to ban a performance group from two venues. A letter signed by Minister Heather ...
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Edmonton health care workers on strike at Hardisty Care Centre ...

... Employees says the organization that runs the 180-bed nursing home at 6420-101 Ave Edmonton is paying staff 30 per cent less than Alberta Health Services pays its staff, despite receiving public funding for staff salaries.
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Premier Redford names Special Advisor on Highway 63

Premier Alison Redford asked Mike Allen, MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, to advise Transportation Minister...
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Productivity Alberta opens doors to new home - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Productivity Alberta opens doors to new homeCanada NewsWire (press release)Providing remarks during the formal program will be David Morhart, Deputy Minister of Alberta Enterprise & Advanced Education, and James Rajotte, Member of Parliament for...
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Canada: Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Present Grievances To ...

Canada: Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Present Grievances To ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The report profiles Indigenous communities impacted by Shell's operations in Canada's Alberta Tar Sands, Alaska's Arctic Ocean, Ontario's Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Africa's Niger Delta arguing that the impacts of Shell's ...
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Female Employee Allegedly Stole More than $47000 from Century ...

Female Employee Allegedly Stole More than $47000 from Century ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
St. Paul, Alberta – On May 14, 2012, RCMP in St. Paul, Alberta arrested a female, 32, for fraud over $5000. The former employee of Century 21 Poirier Real Estate had been issuing receipts to customers of the business for ...
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Alberta MLAs to sit for a week to review pay | Metro

Alberta's legislature resumes Wednesday for a brief sitting that will see the government OK a new pay deal for politicians, but reject a recommendation to drastically hike Premier Alison Redford's salary.
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With Keystone in doubt, some look east as route for Alberta crude ...

The idea is being trumpeted as a way to ease the bottleneck of crude oil in Alberta while lowering costs for refineries in eastern Canada. The proposed pipeline would carry western crude to Sarnia in southwestern Ontario, ...
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Alberta has third-highest rate of domestic violence in country, study finds - Calgary Herald

Alberta has third-highest rate of domestic violence in country, study findsCalgary HeraldAlberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis said the province's Safe Communities crime reduction programs, along with a number of private initiatives, are helping...
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