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“If British Columbia is unwilling to help us export Canadian energy, then I would ask: Why should the NDP government benefit from shipments from Alberta? ... The United Conservative Party leader acknowledged that some oil companies in Alberta oppose the idea, but he said the province has to use the ...
"One of the things we've talked to the city about is getting to a closer ratio of what residents pay compared to what businesses pay," she said. "We think that ratio could be a bit closer. Calgary has one of the highest ratios when you compare it to other cities in Alberta and even across Canada." With the office ...

The three-day event has brought in delegates such as Hayhoe, a Canadian-born atmospheric scientist who is now based in Texas. While climate change is a global problem, people at the conference believe meaningful change can happen in cities — be it Edmonton or Quito, Ecuador. Hayhoe presented a ...
The University of Alberta and the City of Edmonton are lending new meaning to smart cars. Researchers from the university's engineering department are working on a pilot technology called "connected vehicles," aimed at creating a safer, quicker and more efficient commute. With the integrated system, ...
Notley said a large part of the task force's discussion centred on the ramifications for Canada if B.C. continues to stand in the way of the pipeline expansion ... But if they do, and the province stops Alberta from shipping oil through pipelines, “B.C. would trigger an internal Canadian trade war that would make ...
Indigenous artist from small-town Alberta 'honoured' to showcase work in Germany ... The email was an invite from the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada to be part of a major trade show event in Germany at the Canadian embassy in Berlin. Dumont, whose family is from the Onion Lake Cree ...

Environment Canada issued snow warnings for a large swath of the province Saturday morning, running from Edmonton in the north to the Crowsnest Pass and Pincher Creek in the southwest. The warnings were lifted for southern Alberta later in the morning but remained in the northern part of the province ...
In the Western Alberta town of Fox Creek, roughnecks shuffle through hotel lobbies, freight trucks choke slushy streets and, every once in a while, tremors shake the earth. Welcome to Canada's biggest shale boom. Chevron Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Encana Corp., Murphy Oil Corp. and XTO Energy Inc.
The wine war between Alberta and British Columbia may be over, but Alberta craft beer makers are now ready to tackle a long-standing trade issue in ... Most other provinces require manufacturers to meet certain criteria before they are listed, a process not clearly explained to out-of-province applicants, the ...
Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning for parts of Alberta on Wednesday, saying “an intense Pacific system will begin pushing snow into ... The warnings, initially for the western edge of the province, were expanded east Thursday morning to include central Alberta and the City of Edmonton.
Confidence in Lethbridge's commercial real estate market is strong, with the city recently ranked by Avison Young as Alberta's strongest municipal economy for 2017. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business' latest Top Entrepreneurial Cities Report placed Lethbridge 18th out of 121 centres.
Five Calgary city councillors have found their faces on a purported Chicago news website. The Chicago Evening Post lists the councillors as journalists under different names in the Windy City. Coun. Sean Chu thought it was funny when he was sent a link to the Post's staff page, with the name Dean ...
In January, PwC Canada and CB Insights released the MoneyTree report analyzing Canadian VC activity for Q4 and all of 2017. In a year ... The biggest funding round in the province was, in fact, Quebec City-based LeddarTech, which raised $128 million CAD from FTQ to support its development of LiDAR ...
Alberta United Conservative Party (UCP) leader and Leader of the Opposition Jason Kenney will be speaking in Abbotsford on Saturday, March 3. Kenney is scheduled to speak at 6:30 p.m. at the Sandman Inn and Suites (32720 Simon Ave.) at a fundraising dinner for the Conservative Party of Canada's ...
He's hoping the buzz around the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and people following Canada's high-profile curling teams on TV will help boost ... The curling club just applied for a grant from the province to help with the repair bill and the municipality has also offered to help by offering a short-term loan.
But this is Alberta, and anything's possible. (And we want to hear from you, as you'll see at the end of this article.) Our province is more than a year from an expected election. Longtime political watchers suggest we brace ourselves for a brutal and polarized — left vs. right — campaign. An election framed as ...
Bottles of British Columbia wine on display at a liquor store in Cremona, Alta., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. British Columbia's wine merchants say an Alberta ban on their product is having a crushing impact on the grape business and they plan to go to court to try to stop it. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff ...

"I had no idea what a northern small hospital was like until I got on a train to come to a place called Beaverlodge, Alberta." 'If there's one thing I'd like to do before I get under the ground, it's see the ground turn for a new hospital.' - Doris McFarlane, retired nurse. When the town opened its municipal ...
Marijuana legalization is imminent but several Canadian towns and cities aren't keen on selling in their communities. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) ... According to Health Canada, municipalities will have to work with their province or territory and won't be able to just flat-out ban marijuana sales. That hasn't prevented ...
As a client of cab drivers, Wescott's firm lobbied the City of Edmonton while it was creating a new vehicle-for-hire bylaw to govern companies such as Uber, which operated in some cities without working with transportation regulators or insurance providers. "We worked with individual drivers, not brokers or ...
The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency will be hosting an online town hall on the cattle checkoff on Feb. 27. The agency, which oversees Canada Beef and the Beef Cattle Research Council, said the town hall will examine how the checkoff is collected, remitted and invested, and give “concrete examples of ...
Alberta believes the move will effectively kill Kinder Morgan Canada's pipeline expansion, which the province deems critical to getting a better price for its oil. Federal officials are meeting with their counterparts in B.C. to find a solution to the dispute, which is now in its third week. Notley says the federal ...
Pels said his company is hoping to set up 10 to 15 stores throughout Alberta and has applications ready for when the province begins accepting them on March 6. Officials who are setting up the fledgling cannabis retail sector say they're confident the province will have sufficient supply from federally ...
The NDP's ideology may not be a natural fit for Alberta, but Notley is still one of this province's prodigal children. ... Calgary: The Road Ahead is CBC Calgary's special focus on our city as it passes through the crucible of the downturn: the challenges we face, and the possible solutions as we explore what ...
Though drought has ravaged much of the world in recent decades and severe drought continues over large swaths of Africa, to see a large, developed city run out of water raises questions for us all: Could this happen in Canada? If so, how might we prevent it? We think of ourselves as the water wealthy ...
'Conduit between 2 provinces'. And like any city or town, it's waiting on more details on regulations around legal cannabis — but from two provinces. From the Alberta government, Aalbers said the city is waiting to hear about buffer zones and hours of operations, which are supposed to standardized across ...
"But we are super friendly and everyone in this community really supports each other." Jessica Meads echoed MacPherson, saying she didn't understand how Grande Prairie earned its title as one of Canada's most romantic cities. "It just doesn't seem like the most romantic town," Meads said, laughing.
"The population growth of CMAs in Alberta has been lower since 2013/2014, coinciding with the commodities downturn that began in 2014," said Statistics Canada in a release Tuesday. "This downturn was also associated with the rising unemployment rate in the province from the beginning of 2015, which ...
Alberta deputy premier Sarah Hoffman is in South Korea taking in the 2018 Olympic Games. Hoffman is visiting Seoul, Gangneung City and PyeongChang County with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi from February 6-14. She's there to promote Alberta tourism, along with trade and investment opportunities.
In the Western Alberta town of Fox Creek, roughnecks shuffle through hotel lobbies, freight trucks choke slushy streets and, every once in a while, tremors shake the earth. Welcome to Canada's biggest shale boom. Chevron Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Encana Corp., Murphy Oil Corp. and XTO Energy Inc.
The winter storm warning ended just after 3 p.m. in Calgary, as well as Cochrane, Sundre and Banff, according to Environment Canada. ... City roads spokesman Chris McGeachy said that a snow route parking ban will be called Saturday at 10 a.m. It's expected to last 72 hours, or until lifted by the city.
Tensions are beginning to flare between two provinces and it has resulted in hands down the weirdest protest we've seen in a while. If you are wondering where this is all coming from, let's do a quick recap of what's going on between Alberta and British Columbia right now, it all begins with a pipeline ...
With the rest of Canada mired in a mess of national pipeline politics, one small town in Alberta is quietly making the most of its own pipeline boom. You won't ... "However, it's important to note that as a nation-wide company, the prime contractor may use crew trucks from other provinces," she added. sign.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to bridge the divide between Alberta and British Columbia on Friday with a vow that climate change and spill protection ... Trudeau, speaking with On the Island host Gregor Craigie ahead of the last stop on his cross-country town hall tour in Nanaimo, reiterated the ...
It will be used to fly only the Alberta, Canadian or Town of Taber flag. Groups wishing to fly other flags in the park may do so on temporary poles "or by other means" during events when they have rented the stage or the gazebo in the park, the town's release says. The Taber Equality Alliance was allowed to ...
TABER, Alta. -- A southern Alberta town has turned down a request from a community group to fly a rainbow Pride flag. Taber Council has also approved a motion that calls for only the Canadian, Alberta and Taber flags to be flown on town-owned designated community flagpoles except in special ...
Christopher Cattrall, the brother of actress Kim Cattrall who was reported missing in Alberta this weekend, has died, the actress confirmed on Twitter. RCMP issued a media release Saturday saying the 55-year-old man had been missing from his home in Lacombe since Jan. 30. In an Instagram post, Kim ...
Fort McMurray — According to the largest shopping retailer on the Internet, Fort McMurray is the most romantic city in Alberta and fifth in Canada. Amazon Canada released its list of the 20 most romantic cities in Canada Monday, with the oilsands city reaching the list for the first time since the website started ...
Alberta is home to the second highest number of medicinal marijuana users in the country, according to Health Canada. The province is runner-up to Ontario, which has three times the population. ... "You have two major metropolitan cities and you know people don't want to buy from the black market, ...
Food delivery company gears up for Alberta's tough winters — on bikes ... The German company now offers its services in six cities in Canada, ... Over short distances, the bicycle is an advantage — even in a winter city, Albert said. ... 'Nobody was happy': Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with ...
'Nobody was happy': Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with mine closure ... The new town about 430 kilometres west of Edmonton was a partnership ... Coal in Canada: A by-the-numbers look at the industry · Canada's rejection ... The municipality would retain its name, but lose its status as a town, ...
The city thinks it can engineer a rebound by transforming Canada's ... Calgary isn't the only Canadian city vying for Amazon's new HQ, ... For many, Calgary will always be an oil and gas town. ... "Calgary is the second most diverse city in the country, and Alberta is the most diverse province," Tombe says.
Edmonton and Lethbridge are the first cities in Alberta to get Health Canada approval ... Health Canada approves application for interim safe injection site in Toronto ... The Canadian Institute for Health Information has said data from Alberta ... The southern Alberta city has been dealing with an opioid crisis.
Alberta's economy is bouncing back, according to a new report that ... it the fastest growing Canadian city among the 13 economies studied.
Evacuation orders have been issued for towns of Leader, Burstall and Liebenthal ... The town of Leader, roughly 85 kilometres southwest of Kindersley, Sask., ... of the province due to a fire burning near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. ... expected into Tuesday night, according to Environment Canada.
Residents on the western edge of Coleman in southwestern Alberta are ... have forced evacuations in the province, with parts of Airdie, north of ...
CBC News Canada ... In Saskatchewan, the town of Leader was among the communities ... of the province due to a fire burning near the Alberta-Saskatchewan ... There was a brief scare in the city of Lethbridge when an evacuation ... in Burstall and Liebenthal, Sask., and in the southern rural municipality of ...
by The Canadian Press ... EDMONTON – An RCMP tactical team is combing an area around a town in west-central Saskatchewan for a ...
Calf shot in the neck by arrow in northern Alberta ... responded to a report of animal cruelty at a rural property northeast of the town on Sept. 24.
Airdrie City View ... The Province of Alberta released its draft cannabis framework Oct. 4 while at the same time asking Albertans to weigh in on the plan. ... as well as conversations with provinces that are working through the same process ... Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) Canada is one of many ...


 

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