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May 9th, 2017 by MHz
Our laws are wrong on this
Mother fired while caring for son with cancer says Alberta rules must change Amanda Jensen will never forget the day she learned her six-year-old son Jake had leukemia a heartbreaking moment made worse by the chain of events that followed that left...
Where's all the women?
Alberta Canada's only male majority province Census 2016’s odd man out: Alberta the only majority male province | Edmonton Journal
May 7th, 2017 by tay
Message to the media and cons; no early election call
Two years after Alberta NDP win, critics see signs of early election call, a headline on the CBC website said Friday. Seriously? Not really. The CBCs headline notwithstanding, the leaders of Albertas NDP Government were startlingly clear that...
Calgary couple welcomes baby Justin Trudeau
There are now at least two people named Justin Trudeau in Canada, after a refugee couple living in Calgary gave the name to their newborn baby. Afraa and Moe Bilal welcomed a baby boy, Justin-Trudeau Adam Bilal, on Thursday around 6:10 p.m....
Calgary father of dead baby put on leave from church
The father of the three-month-old baby whose death has been ruled a homicide has been put on administrative leave by the Calgary church where he serves as an associate pastor. Rockyview Alliance Church said in a statement they were deeply saddened by...
NDP bans hiring TFWs for 29 high-skilled jobs
The Alberta government initiative, believed to be the first of its kind in Canada, will be watched closely by the federal government to see if it can be implemented federally or in other provinces, federal Employment, Workforce Development and Labour...
Alberta adds 20,000 full-time jobs in March
On the other hand, the overall unemployment rate remains higher in Alberta probably partly because so much of the Canadian oil industry is headquartered in Calgary and partly because more people are looking for work again now that the economy is perking...
Apr 13th, 2017 by tay
Wildroser Brian Jean Can't Get Any Respect
The Notley NDP are having a field day this week. All they have to do is sit back and watch. Or, when the spirit moves them, they can give Wildrose leader Brian Jean a...
Apr 13th, 2017 by B00Mer
City of Calgary hit by April snowstorm
City of Calgary hit by April snowstorm Just a reminder that you live in Alberta.. If you have to head out on the road in Calgary and surrounding areas on...
Jason Kenney Thinks Gay Students Should Be Outed
k.d. lang Asks Him If Hes Gay. Kenney won't answer...... On Tuesday, Jason Kenney told the editorial board of Postmedias Calgary papers that he believes parents should be informed when their child joins a gay-straight alliance at school, unless...
NDP trims the Conservative old boys grazing club
If you cant say anything bad, dont say anything at all! That would be one explanation for the spooky silence from Albertas Wildrose Opposition and the usual suspects on the right about NDP Finance Minister Joe Cecis announcement Friday he was...
Calgary offers $5.05 monthly bus pass for poorest
The City of Calgarys one-of-a-kind sliding scale for low-income transit passes, approved by council in July, launches Saturday, with sales for the April passes already underway. The word is out there and its running very smoothly. People are very...
NDP eliminates despied school fees
A flagship bill to cut school fees by 25 percent is familiar and friendly territory for the Albertas New Democratic Party. Introduced in the Legislative Assembly today by Education Minister David Eggen Bill 1: An Act to Reduce School Fees, eliminates...
Trudeau - Tories 'All Hat And No Cattle' When It Comes To Alberta
While spending Wednesday in Calgary campaigning for a pair of pending federal byelections, he noted the Liberal government has adjusted employment benefits for hard-hit resource workers, invested in infrastructure and approved an oil pipeline to new...
Two repeat sex offenders released in Edmonton
Parole documents obtained by Global News show the extent of the Larsen brothers criminal histories. Glori Meldrum, an advocate for child victims of sexual violence, said the public has the right to know exactly where they live and why they keep winning...
Feb 3rd, 2017 by eh1eh
Albertans thrilled with NDP's ban on
door-to-door energy sales Albertans widely approve of the provincial governments decision to ban doorstep sales of home energy products, according to a new poll. The online survey conducted by Insights West found 85 per cent of Albertans back the...
Jan 25th, 2017 by tay
Free energy upgrades coming to Alberta
Single-family homes and multi-family dwellings at all income levels will be eligible for the program. Free LED lights, new appliance rebates and business incentives are among the programs coming to Alberta in 2017 to help homes and businesses save...
Jan 14th, 2017 by tay
Refiners shun new Canadian crude
Enbridge Inc has approved a new stream of heavy Canadian crude for export on one of its major oil pipelines to the United States, according to four trading sources. The only problem? No one wants it. Canada produces more heavy than light crude because...
Jan 14th, 2017 by tay
Fracking lawsuit rejected by Alberta court
Lawyers for an Alberta woman, who says hydraulic fracturing has so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire, argued in front of the Supreme Court Tuesday for her right to sue the Alberta Energy Regulator. Jessica Ernst, a resident...
Jan 9th, 2017 by tay
The 10 bills that were passed by the NDP in 2015
Bill 1: An Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta Introduced by Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley, Bill 1 banned corporate and union donations to provincial political parties in Alberta. The bill received royal assent on June 29, 2015, but was made...
Light At The End of The Tunnel
Alberta Progressive Conservatives lead other parties in new poll | Calgary Herald It hasn't taken people in Alberta long to realize the epic mistake made. Not only are the Dipper policies horribly flawed, their complete lack of experience has been...
Jan 7th, 2017 by MHz
60% of Albertans will get a full rebate for carbon tax
Five Facts About Albertas New Carbon Tax Lets start with the most obvious place Albertans will notice a difference: the gas station. The carbon tax translates to an increase of 4.49 cents per litre. For a 50-litre tank, that means itll cost...
Jan 1st, 2017 by gerryh
Snowflake killers asks judge to order protesters to cease insults
Sticks and stones may break your bones............ A group that promotes African trophy hunting has asked a Calgary judge to order protesters to stop insulting event attendees. The Calgary chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) is seeking an...
Dec 30th, 2016 by tay
Arrest made after backhoe found carrying ATM
A man was arrested Friday morning after police found a stolen backhoe carrying an ATM in north Edmonton. Edmonton police said officers were called to a badly damaged CASHCO on 55 Street and 137 Avenue at around 6:20 a.m. where they found the ATM was...