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Camrose City Council voted unanimously to turn down a request to make a bid for the Alberta Senior Masters Games in 2019.
The federal and provincial governments are providing half a billion dollars for highway projects across Alberta.
BYD, a world leader in battery technologies and zero-emission, Heavy Duty Electric Vehicles (HDEVs), is making inroads in Alberta. The City of St. Albert purchased Canada's first long-range battery electric transit buses in February, 2016. Other ...
Andrew MacKendrick, press secretary for Canada Health Minister Jane Philpott, said in an e-mailed statement that the federal government will continue working with provinces, territories, Municipalities and local communities, as well as Health Canada ...
Shannon Phillips announced the $24 million program which provides rebates for improvements to insulation, windows and hot water heaters.
by Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press. Posted Apr 18 ... OTTAWA - The federal government stands to raise as much as $280 million in revenue off provincial carbon taxes in Alberta and B.C. in the next two years despite claims carbon taxes would be revenue ...
Increasingly empty industrial yards around the northeastern B.C. city of Fort St. John are a welcome sign for Jennifer Moore.
As marijuana legalization looms, municipal governments are scrambling to develop policy to support the federal regulation of the drug.
"We've had some unofficial reports of snowfall amounts ranging from 17 centimetres in the western part of the province to about eight to 10 around the Edmonton area, and again about 10 to 15 cm near the Saskatchewan border," Environment Canada ...
Big Lakes County, with the Town of High Prairie as a partner, applied for this year's funding to produce a planning document on how to connect the town, hamlets, First Nations, Metis Settlements and rural residents in Big Lakes County. We have not yet ...
AMRITSAR: Sikh residents of Canada's Alberta province got a Baisakhi gift in form of exemption from wearing helmets while riding off highway vehicles (OHV).
The Fort McMurray blaze became known as "the beast" and was the second wildfire disaster to hit Alberta in recent years.
The Cauldron is lit at the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Strathmore. The City of Camrose is currently investigating whether ...
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Edmonton region. Accumulation could reach up to 30 centimetres in some areas before the snow ...
Environment Canada is warning drivers in northern Alberta to take care as a "major" spring snowstorm is set to wallop the region.
A snowfall warning was issued for Edmonton and surrounding areas Thursday afternoon by Environment Canada, with 10 to 15 centimetres of snow expected ...
The federal Liberal government has finally launched its long-awaited effort to legalize recreational marijuana, setting in motion a host of sweeping policy changes for public safety and health across Canada. ... "We are pleased the federal government ...
The federal Liberal government has finally launched its long-awaited effort to legalize recreational marijuana, setting in motion a host of sweeping policy changes for public safety and health across Canada. ... "We are pleased the federal government ...
According to a press release sent out by the province April 5, school boards receiving funding through the program must demonstrate how it adheres to the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for children and youth. education about good nutrition, not just the ...
Calgary's mayor says he's satisfied with the steady stream of provincial funding for small-scale projects to protect the city from flooding, but he's still looking for large-scale, upstream mitigation measures on both the Elbow and Bow rivers. "Flood ...
Alberta-Driving out from Calgary in a rental car, a sturdy and practical Subaru hatchback that I immediately nickname Sooby-doo, I quickly leave the Trans-Canada Highway and take a meandering route to the southwest over open-range landscapes ...
Three provinces - Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia - account for the lion's share of Canadian film and television production.
The smart folks thought the city council big spenders, who believe taxpayers are an ATM for their own use, wouldn't stoop so low and take another tax break from the province while at the same time making it look like they were somehow doing you a favour.
The evening of comedy at the Innisfail Royal Canadian Legion raised $6,700, $700 more than last year and $1,700 more than what was expected.
That's a sharp contrast with projected shortfalls in many western provinces. Alberta expects deficits of $10.8 billion in 2016-17, Saskatchewan of nearly $1.3 billion, and Manitoba, which will table its budget on April 11, had previously forecast a ...
Edmonton needs to change rules around the installation of solar panels on houses and garages to encourage homeowners to go solar, a city report says. The report says rules ... Alberta announces $36M rebate program for solar panels on homes, businesses.
The change was part of a few other tweaks the province proposed Monday. They include giving cities and towns the opportunity to work with neighbouring First Nations; getting Municipalities to collaborate on shared infrastructure projects like fire ...
"We don't think it's appropriate, from a human rights perspective, for people to prevent certain demographic groups from being their neighbours," said Chelsey Jersak, a founding member of the child-Friendly Housing Coalition of Alberta. Her coalition ...
Edmonton is sharing in Alberta's recent strong job growth as the city continues to recover from tough times created by the crash in oil prices.
The NDP government will unveil amendments to the Municipal government act on Monday, setting off a period of major changes to the powers of the province's ...
Twinning of Highway 1A under a twinned Highway 22 bridge, construction of a twinned Highway 22 bridge over the CPR mainline, access ramps to both highways and Highway 1A bridges over Big Hill Creek are planned as part of the project, Alberta ...
The latest jobs report spins a tale of two economies in Alberta. Statistics Canada's labour market survey for March shows that 63000 people - roughly the ...
The province is going to spend up to $50 million on a new interchange to get traffic moving at one of the most frustratingly slow intersections in southern Alberta. Anyone who goes through Cochrane to get on Highway 1A to get to the mountains has ...
The head of TransPod, a Toronto-based startup that hopes to build hyperloop technology, is coming to Calgary to check out the corridor between it and ...
employment in Alberta is on the upswing, with a net gain of 20,000 more people working in the last month, according to the latest figures compiled by Statistics Canada. ... Calgary's unemployment rate remains the highest of all major Canadian cities ...
The #ReadyForHer campaign aims to increase the number of women running for band council, municipal and school boards.
Edmonton officials have endorsed a hockey Canada vision for the Northlands Coliseum.
There aren't any official numbers to prove it but with stories of people sleeping in their vehicles and campers in rural Alberta, a group is asking for more help to ...
Starting a new businesses is always risky and the success rate is low. Launching in a slow economy is all the more difficult.
"This has been a recurring thing in this town and I believe there's been meeting after meeting with the RCMP, and I believe maybe even on a monthly basis, to try to figure out what we can do to get them out of this town." About 11 p.m. Sunday, sometime ...
Even, Steven Blaney, a Conservative Party of Canada leadership hopeful who was on the show to talk about his campaign and vision for the Party weighed in on the arena debate.
News of the deaths of more than 200 people to an avalanche of mud in Colombia has sent waves through Alberta's tight-knit Colombian community.
About 30 homes on the Sunchild First Nation are under a boil water advisory after leaks in the main water line caused the community's reservoirs to drop.
Calgary, Alberta, April 3 (Reuters) - A "severely impaired" Canadian airline pilot who appeared to have passed out in the cockpit of an early-morning flight to Mexico on New Year's Eve has been sentenced to eight months in prison and a one-year flying ...
The town's population shot up 47 per cent between 2011 and 2016, according to Statistics Canada, making it one of the fastest growing communities in the country.
The deluge had caused major flooding throughout the city. ... Municipalities must be prepared to face and overcome threats like flooding, or the 2016 Alberta wildfires. Four Canadian cities - Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver - have joined an ...
In the final session of a two-day symposium Friday at the University of Alberta, representatives from the province's 26 universities and colleges discussed the benefits of a joint campus climate survey as part of a mutual plan to understand long-term ...


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