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Baines: Alberta regulators accuse controversial Langley promoter of fraud - Vancouver Sun

Baines: Alberta regulators accuse controversial Langley promoter of fraud - Vancouver Sun | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Baines: Alberta regulators accuse controversial Langley promoter of fraudVancouver SunThe Alberta Securities Commission has alleged that Langley promoter Rene Branconnier and two associates defrauded Alberta investors of nearly $20 million.
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Alberta teachers urge province to maintain funding | Edmonton City And Press

Alberta teachers urge province to maintain funding | Edmonton City And Press | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta’s teachers are calling on the provincial government to ensure that grants for sc http://t.co/v3Rl8lgI...
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Dutch foreign minister endorses talk of Alberta oilsands discrimination by EU

Dutch foreign minister endorses talk of Alberta oilsands discrimination by EU | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - The Netherlands foreign minister says he favours an evidence-based discussion on whether Al... - Canada - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Blakeman for Speaker - Edmonton Journal

Blakeman for Speaker - Edmonton Journal | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Blakeman for SpeakerEdmonton JournalFor the first time in Alberta history we have elected a female premier and female Opposition leader. We should go a step further and elect Alberta's first female Speaker of the legislature.
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Man who claimed to own world's largest emerald arrested for fraud ...

Man who claimed to own world's largest emerald arrested for fraud ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Regan Reaney, owner of what he claims is the world's largest emerald, was arrested in Kelowna on multiple fraud charges the day before the gem went to auction. Photograph by: Andy Clark, Reuters , Vancouver Sun.
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Mulcair stands behind contentious oilsands view - CTV.ca

Mulcair stands behind contentious oilsands view - CTV.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CTV.caMulcair stands behind contentious oilsands viewCTV.caMr.
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Alberta NDP MP defends party leader mired in oilsands controversy - Edmonton Journal

Alberta NDP MP defends party leader mired in oilsands controversy - Edmonton Journal | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caAlberta NDP MP defends party leader mired in oilsands controversyEdmonton Journal“The role of official Opposition is to hold the government accountable and raise difficult issues.
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David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Tories train their intellectual big ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Tories train their intellectual big ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper (clutching the balloon, centre) sets off his attack on Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair, who is illustrated standing in the background. Beep-beep! Actual federal politicians may not appear exactly ...
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Workplace deaths underestimated - Lethbridge Herald

Workplace deaths underestimatedLethbridge HeraldYou need JavaScript enabled to view it Almost half of Alberta's occupational fatalities in 2011 occurred in the construction sector.
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Alberta a land of wealth, longevity and educational attainment: think ...

Alberta a land of wealth, longevity and educational attainment: think ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
If Alberta were its own country, it would rank No. 3 in the world when it comes to the Human Development Index, a global measure of income, education and life expectancy, according to an Ottawa think-tank.
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Labour & Employment in Alberta: Trading Workers' Health for Profit ...

Labour & Employment in Alberta: Trading Workers' Health for Profit ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Today I'm going to present a high-level overview of some research I'm doing about occupational health and safety (OHS) in Alberta. Broadly speaking, this research supports the notion that Alberta is a petro-state.
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Fraser vs Pembina, part 2: Funding | Deep Climate

Funding Breakdown: Fraser has a little more than double the revenue of Pembina ($10.8 M vs $4.8 M). Both Fraser (54%) and Pembina (77%) derive more than half their donation revenue from foundations. Fraser also relies ...
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ASC adds Edmund Shimoon to Calvalley Petroleum illegal insider trading case - Sacramento Bee

ASC adds Edmund Shimoon to Calvalley Petroleum illegal insider trading case - Sacramento Bee | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
ASC adds Edmund Shimoon to Calvalley Petroleum illegal insider trading caseSacramento BeeBy Alberta Securities Commission CALGARY, May 14, 2012 -- /CNW/ - Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) staff have issued an Amended Notice of Hearing adding Edmund...
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The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Maybe the most unearthly place on the planet.
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ASC reciprocates permanent bans against Ajit Singh Basi - Sacramento Bee

ASC reciprocates permanent bans against Ajit Singh Basi - Sacramento Bee | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
ASC reciprocates permanent bans against Ajit Singh BasiSacramento BeeIn a December 22, 2011 decision, a BCSC panel found that Basi perpetrated a fraud in breach of British Columbia securities laws when he used an investor's money for personal...
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US must adapt to new energy landscape - Philadelphia Inquirer

US must adapt to new energy landscape - Philadelphia Inquirer | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
US must adapt to new energy landscapePhiladelphia InquirerWhile the government should not spend more than is needed, it needs to do as much as is necessary to integrate the nation's energy markets.
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Between Heaven and Earth: Host of Shen Yun calls on Premier to ...

Between Heaven and Earth: Host of Shen Yun calls on Premier to ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
MWC: Calgary – The local host of Shen Yun is calling on Premier Allison Redford to intervene:to revoke the Alberta Culture Minister's decision to cancel the shows at the Auditoria, that the Alberta government not give in to ...
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Alberta teachers urge province to maintain funding - Calgary Herald

Alberta teachers urge province to maintain funding - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caAlberta teachers urge province to maintain fundingCalgary HeraldCALGARY — Alberta's teachers are calling on the provincial government to ensure that grants for schools keep up with the annual inflation rate.
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How blue collar oilsands jobs have maintained Alberta's middle ...

During the peak of Alberta's most recent economic convulsion, Peterson Dy came to feel that if a rising tide was indeed lifting all boats, his vessel must have.
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Industrial Heartland trying to evolve - Sherwood Park News - Alberta ...

Industrial Heartland trying to evolve - Sherwood Park News - Alberta ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Enhance Energy's Alberta Carbon Trunk Line is receiving $500 million from the government, while the Shell Quest project is slated for $800 million in funding. “By applying carbon capture technology to the upgrading process, we actually ...
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assembly housekeeping - daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog

assembly housekeeping - daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Liberal Caucus recently released its MLA critic and committee assignments. Jonathan Huckabay Liberal candidate Edmonton-Manning. Jonathan Huckabay. A recent listing on the Government of Alberta website shows ...
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Alberta's New Energy Minister Confident In Alberta's Energy Resources - Energy & Natural Resources - Canada

18 May 2012 - Canada - Energy & Natural Resources - Alberta's New Energy Minister Confident In Alberta's Energy Resources - Davis LLP - Newly appointed Energy Minister, Ken Hughes, has been tasked with taking on one of Alberta’s most crucial...
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Tories shut down ‘groundbreaking’ freshwater research station

Tories shut down ‘groundbreaking’ freshwater research station | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
‘We have a government that considers science an inconvenience,’ professor warns (“I think we have a government that considers science an inconvenience.” - David Schindler, U of Alberta prof.)...
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David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Opportunistic Conservative ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Opportunistic Conservative ... | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Supporters of the Harper Government's campaign to use tax laws to de-fund its opponents need to be careful what they wish for. They might just get it! Consider Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent reflexive attacks on the ...
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