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Five of Five: Alberta Business Leaders Prefer Romney

Five of Five: Alberta Business Leaders Prefer Romney | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
It's no secret that the Alberta Government and the Canadian Government have a strong preference for a Republican Congress and President. I wonder if these people have any awareness at all of how backwards Romney's ...
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Ontario moves to strengthen trade ties to Alberta - Globe and Mail

Ontario moves to strengthen trade ties to Alberta - Globe and Mail | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailOntario moves to strengthen trade ties to AlbertaGlobe and MailFor the second time in two weeks, a minister from Canada's largest province had warm words for its western counterpart, expressing hope Ontario can cash in on Alberta's...
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Jeff Rubin: 'Oil’s collar on growth will leave us all poorer'

Jeff Rubin: 'Oil’s collar on growth will leave us all poorer' | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
As the oil price rises, growth stutters to a stop, necessitating a change in attitude to energy sources...
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Redford's expenses put into perspective - Global Edmonton

Redford's expenses put into perspective - Global Edmonton | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Redford's expenses put into perspectiveGlobal EdmontonAlberta Premier Alison Redford speaks to the Canadian Bar Association's annual legal conference in Vancouver;B.C.;on Tuesday August 14;2012. Photo Credit: Darryl Dyck , THE CANADIAN PRESS ...
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Braid: A political lesson for Smith on US trip - Calgary Herald

Braid: A political lesson for Smith on US trip - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Braid: A political lesson for Smith on US tripCalgary HeraldCALGARY — Ms. Smith went to Washington, and came back persuaded that Alberta does need an office in the U.S. capital, as long as it isn't staffed by a hack PC politician.
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Alberta labour board rules against NHL players

Alberta labour board rules against NHL players | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Alberta Labour Relations Board has ruled against NHL Players Association in its bid to have the league-imposed lockout declared illegal under provincial law.
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Government's reaction to tainted beef scandal the real crime - Waterloo Record

Government's reaction to tainted beef scandal the real crime - Waterloo Record | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Macleans.caGovernment's reaction to tainted beef scandal the real crimeWaterloo RecordTen people, from Alberta to Newfoundland, are ill or recovering. Almost 2,000 products have been recalled, making it the largest beef recall in Canadian history.
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Purely local issues: Fear and loathing on St. Albert's ... - Alberta Diary

Purely local issues: Fear and loathing on St. Albert's ... - Alberta Diary | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
ALBERT, Alberta. If you don't think much about municipal politics, you may not realize that among the biggest issues that bedevil city councillors anywhere is pets, what they do and what to do about them.
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Canadian psychiatrist 'Dr Shock' stands trial on sexual abuse charges - The Guardian

Canadian psychiatrist 'Dr Shock' stands trial on sexual abuse charges - The Guardian | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The GuardianCanadian psychiatrist 'Dr Shock' stands trial on sexual abuse chargesThe GuardianHis licence to practice has been suspended and the Alberta justice department has reviewed scores of criminal convictions in which the psychiatrist was a...
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Australian PM Julia Gillard's sexism speech goes viral

Australian PM Julia Gillard's sexism speech goes viral | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard shot at the Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott in parliament Tuesday for being misogynistic and sexist.
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Navy officer pleads guilty to spying

Navy officer pleads guilty to spying | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle pleaded guilty this morning to spy charges, a surprise move made before his preliminary hearing in a Halifax court.
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2012 PC Youth Executive Election Info » PCYA

Hello everyone, As you know our PC Youth AGM will be held on Nov. 10 in Calgary during the PCAA AGM. Because of this it means that we are now entering our own executive...
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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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Provincial government fires volley at Enbridge - Vancouver Sun

Provincial government fires volley at Enbridge - Vancouver Sun | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Provincial government fires volley at EnbridgeVancouver SunThe B.C. government hardened its stance in the debate over the controversial Northern Gateway Pipeline on Wednesday, using a late-afternoon news release to fire a direct shot at Enbridge.
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Employers alone can't fix workplace depression

Employers alone can't fix workplace depression | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
More than one in five Canadian workers suffer from depression, a recent survey found. But medical professionals say mental health is a bigger problem than cubicle life or what happens on the shop floor.
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Justin Trudeau: The son of a former Liberal Prime Minister now needs to prove his own worth

Justin Trudeau: The son of a former Liberal Prime Minister now needs to prove his own worth | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The real man, not the father’s son, must demonstrate his own qualities in order to succeed...
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Smith 'modifies' tune on value of Washington office for Alberta - Calgary Herald

Smith 'modifies' tune on value of Washington office for Alberta - Calgary Herald | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Smith 'modifies' tune on value of Washington office for AlbertaCalgary HeraldLiberal MLA Kent Hehr said the Washington office is key for Alberta, but should be staffed by an effective envoy and “not simply political hacks.”...
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From Tories to Green Party, MPs unhappy with Question Period - Globe and Mail

From Tories to Green Party, MPs unhappy with Question Period - Globe and Mail | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailFrom Tories to Green Party, MPs unhappy with Question PeriodGlobe and MailElizabeth May, the Green Party Leader, was so incensed last week with a member's statement by Blake Richards, the Conservative MP for Wild Rose in Alberta, that...
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Ontario to open trade office in Alberta - Globe and Mail

Ontario to open trade office in Alberta - Globe and Mail | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Globe and MailOntario to open trade office in AlbertaGlobe and MailThe province of Ontario has gone from criticizing the oil sands to opening a trade office in Alberta to capture their economic benefits.
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Mental illness impact said to be bigger than cancer

Mental illness impact said to be bigger than cancer | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The burden of mental illness and addictions is more than 1.5 times that of all cancers, a new report suggests.
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Better ways to monitor Canada's meat industry

Better ways to monitor Canada's meat industry | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Canada's meat inspection system is under the microscope as a result of the tainted meat recall. Safety experts say other countries are doing a better job.
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Alberta government says ATV safety rules not needed - CBC.ca

Alberta government says ATV safety rules not needed - CBC.ca | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
CBC.caAlberta government says ATV safety rules not neededCBC.caDespite fresh pleas from the medical community and two new deaths over the weekend, Alberta's transportation minister says legislation covering ATV safety isn't needed.
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XL Foods union presses company to address safety concerns

XL Foods union presses company to address safety concerns | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
The union representing workers at XL Foods, at the centre of a massive recall over concerns of tainted beef products, says conditions inside the Brooks, Alta., meat-packing plant are still not safe, despite the company stand that it has addressed...
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Veterans Affairs ends clawback of benefits for 2,500 families

Veterans Affairs ends clawback of benefits for 2,500 families | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney is set to end clawbacks of two income support benefits. The federal government has been in a protracted court battle with veterans groups over pensions and benefits.
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Funding will return for friendship youth - Hinton Parklander

Funding will return for friendship youth - Hinton Parklander | What's News in Alberta | Scoop.it
Funding will return for friendship youthHinton ParklanderA federal funding freeze earlier this year put the Hinton Friendship Centre's youth program in jeopardy.
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