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David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Alberta MLAs get down to work ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Alberta MLAs get down to work ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta MLAs get down to work – sort of – later today. Bill 1? It's a secret! Alberta MLAs may not be exactly as illustrated. It's great work if you can find it! The first session of the 28th Legislature of Alberta opens later today and ...
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It's a 'disease,' the studies agree - Winnipeg Free Press

It's a 'disease,' the studies agree - Winnipeg Free Press | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailIt's a 'disease,' the studies agreeWinnipeg Free PressThe battle could kill Mulcair's chances at becoming Canada's first NDP prime minister.
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Online Survey Regarding Wills and Succession Act » News Blog ...

The Alberta Government heard some concerns relating to this amendment and a further review was directed prior to taking any steps in relation to matrimonial property. Justice and Solicitor General, Legislative Reform, ...
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U.S. workers: Need job, can't travel to Alberta - World - Macleans.ca

U.S. workers: Need job, can't travel to Alberta - World - Macleans.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The U.S. is the “most natural” place to look, not only because of the shared language and similar culture, says Shipton, but also because of the political implications: building public support for the cross-border Keystone XL oil ...
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Labour & Employment in Alberta: Sexual assault in the workplace

Labour & Employment in Alberta: Sexual assault in the workplace | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The worker, with support from SIEU (which is trying to organize workers of the contract cleaning company at other locations), filed complaints with the police, the human rights commission and occupational health and safety.
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Government of Alberta News frame

Premier names #ymm MLA @Mike_Allen47 special advisor to Transport Minister on #Hwy63, Release: http://t.co/L0zocRE2 #ableg via @VassyKapelos...
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Enbridge Proceeding With $2.6 Billion of Additional Eastern Access Projects - MarketWatch (press release)

Globe and MailEnbridge Proceeding With $2.6 Billion of Additional Eastern Access ProjectsMarketWatch (press release)CALGARY, ALBERTA AND HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Enbridge Inc.
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Quebec construction inquiry begins Tuesday - CTV.ca

Quebec construction inquiry begins Tuesday - CTV.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The GuardianQuebec construction inquiry begins TuesdayCTV.caQuebec construction magnate Tony Accurso leaves the Quebec Provincial Police headquarters after being arrested for charges of fraud along with 13 others in Montreal, Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
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Health inquiry price tag expected to be at least seven figures - Calgary Herald

Health inquiry price tag expected to be at least seven figures - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Health inquiry price tag expected to be at least seven figuresCalgary Herald“Unless we get at broader issues of abuse of power, I don't think we'll get at solutions.” Under the inquiry's terms of reference, Vertes is expected to submit a report by...
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Fort McMurray Adventures: Alberta Minister Promises More Action ...

Fort McMurray Adventures: Alberta Minister Promises More Action ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta Minister Promises More Action On 63. Cudos, I suppose, to our new Transportation Minister for driving Highway 63 for himself this long weekend. Unlike, say, Paul Watson, who makes a living off bashing the seal hunt ...
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The End of an Era: Canadian Government Cuts Funding for World ...

The End of an Era: Canadian Government Cuts Funding for World ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
In a recent interview with The Star, David Schindler (founding director of the ELA; now a professor at the University of Alberta) said, “It's not a surprise given the total lack of appreciation for science in this government…It's pretty ...
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Alberta minister promises more action on 'death' highway - Edmonton - CBC News

Alberta minister promises more action on 'death' highway - Edmonton - CBC News | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Alberta government will soon make an announcement on twinning Highway 63, says the province's transportation minister.
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Burbank, Branconnier allegedly deceived investors: ASC - Stockhouse

Burbank, Branconnier allegedly deceived investors: ASC - Stockhouse | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Burbank, Branconnier allegedly deceived investors: ASCStockhouseThe Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has accused Canada-based duo of fraud and illegally distributing shares.
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Thomson: Ahhh - a lovely day at the academic spa - Calgary Herald

Thomson: Ahhh - a lovely day at the academic spa - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Thomson: Ahhh - a lovely day at the academic spaCalgary HeraldThe conference heard from Finance Minister Doug Horner and "oilsands mayor" Melissa Blake of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
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Transmission Lines | Action Surface Rights

Attached is an Edmonton Sun editorial that addresses the importance of property rights and the troubling actions of the Alberta Government with the Land Bills. Also, last week the Fraser Institute released a report on property ...
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DictateHQ Now Offers Innovative Speech Recognition Software To ...

DictateHQ Now Offers Innovative Speech Recognition Software To ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
A recent project with their largest client, the Alberta Health Services illustrates their ability to effectively deliver top digital dictation technology, software, and support to high profile organizations with thousands of personnel.
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Reply - Alberta Browncoats Society

Reply - Alberta Browncoats Society | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Alberta Browncoats Society has decided to take their support of the Edmonton Youth Emergency Shelter Society (YESS) out of the comfort of the movie theatre and into TELUS field. Just a few short weeks before our Can't ...
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Events Page

Location: Webinar (INFOPORT.ca Events: SR&ED and Other Government Grants for Innovation http://t.co/WAGC7RgX #techevents #alberta...)...
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ASC provides update with respect to the review of the TMX/Maple transaction - Sacramento Bee

ASC provides update with respect to the review of the TMX/Maple transaction - Sacramento Bee | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Deal PipelineASC provides update with respect to the review of the TMX/Maple transactionSacramento BeeBy Alberta Securities Commission CALGARY, May 14, 2012 -- /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) today published Staff Notice 21-702...
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Politicians' pension plans aren't the only problem

Politicians' pension plans aren't the only problem | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Contrary to the Major report on Alberta MLA pensions, a defined benefit plan is not the way to go ... Sometime later, MLAs were given a transition allowance; they also now receive matching contributions to their RRSPs.
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Mounties reeling over latest sexual misconduct case - Vancouver Sun

Mounties reeling over latest sexual misconduct case - Vancouver Sun | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Mounties reeling over latest sexual misconduct caseVancouver SunThe investigation, which has not been made public until now, reviewed seven reports about the misconduct of Staff Sgt.
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The View from Out Here: Serving on the University of Alberta Senate ...

The View from Out Here: Serving on the University of Alberta Senate ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
This becomes increasingly more problematic as government funding is reduced and private sector money is welcomed into our post-secondary research and teaching facilities. As Thomas Jefferson said, “No people can be ...
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Alberta's chambers of commerce energize in Sherwood Park

Alberta's chambers of commerce energize in Sherwood Park | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
NEWS RELEASE – The Sherwood Park & District Chamber will host chamber of commerce representatives from across the province Thursday, May 24, to Saturday, May 26, for the Alberta Chambers of Commerce's 74th ...
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McIver wants deadly Alberta highway fixed ‘yesterday’

McIver wants deadly Alberta highway fixed ‘yesterday’ | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
After taking a ride on Alberta’s ill-fated Highway 63 over the long weekend, the provincial transportation says he wants the busy stretch fixed “yesterday.
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Penny's Tuppence (2 cents in Brit): Baby Foxes. Horse Soring ...

Penny's Tuppence (2 cents in Brit): Baby Foxes. Horse Soring ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
“DeSmogBlog investigates the controversial decision by Alberta's government to ignore the threat of rapid industrial expansion in the Alberta Tar Sands region, and instead kill thousands of wolves to appear to be doing ...
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