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government is required to report annually the total value of payday loans provided in Alberta, the number of payday loan agreements entered into, the number of repeat payday loan agreements entered into, the average size and term length of payday loans, and the total value of payday loans that have ...
When Jackie Flanagan launched Alberta Views 20 years ago she didn't know where it would be two decades later, but she had a vision. "I had hoped that we would put it on a strong foundation and it would last the way Harper's has lasted," she said. "Did you know Harper's has been around 150 years? ".

The Rainmaker died seven years ago, but if ever his words were needed in Alberta and the rest of Western Canada, it's today. That would be Keith Davey, believed by many to be the Godfather of the modern Liberal Party of Canada, and affectionately called The Rainmaker by those he helped grab or hang ...
Battling ISIS: Alberta woman recalls treating wounded, freeing sex slaves in Syria ... It wasn't the first time Jabs, 21, had left the safety of her Alberta home for the Syrian battlefield. Undeterred by her lack of military experience, she first learned about combat medicine online. In October 2015, Jabs joined the ...
Alberta RCMP is leading the way when it comes to new police service dog drug detection protocols. Previously, sticking their nose in drugs was a police dog's business. Now, the canines sit beside suspected drugs when they are found, said K Division Deputy Commissioner Todd Shean in a year-end ...

Bryce Kohler would like nothing more than to lace up his skates and get back on the ice with his hockey team, the CR Knights. But the 10-year-old from Calahoo, Alta., about 20 kilometres north of Edmonton, has been suspended indefinitely by Hockey Alberta for playing in two different leagues at the same ...
The movement pressuring institutional investors to divest their holdings in fossil-fuel companies appears to be gaining momentum, posing new challenges for Alberta's energy industry and the provincial government. Earlier this week, New York City announced it would sell off $5 billion in fossil-fuel ...
Alberta may have lost the policy battle over the Energy East pipeline, but there's one more battle to fight: the huge jurisdictional overreach by the National Energy Board's addition of upstream emissions to the review of TransCanada pipeline's application. Changing the rules in the middle of the game was ...
Prices at the pump are continuing to rise in Alberta. Michelle Siu / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Share Adjust Comment Print. Dan McTeague has some advice for those motorists feeling a bit of gas pump price shock in Edmonton -- hold off from filling up the tank until early next week. The average price rose to ...
The provincial government is expecting Alberta to once again lead the country in economic growth in 2018, but businesses and agencies in Calgary a bit more cautious in their outlook. In a post-Christmas press release, the government said the year is ending with increases in nearly every sector of the ...
A Sherwood Park dog has been named the most obedient canine in the country and his owner and handler says it's a very rare feat. "I've never gone for No. 1. No. 1 is difficult to get in the Prairies because we don't have the shows that they have in Ontario so you very seldom see an Alberta dog at the top.
Starting Monday, Alberta Municipalities will no longer be able to send certain paper and plastic products to China. Like other Canadian cities, many Alberta Municipalities have been shipping thousands of tonnes of items like plastic wrap, plastic grocery bags and cardboard to China each year.
The entire province of Alberta was placed under an extreme cold warning Saturday as an Arctic air mass blankets much of Canada. In Calgary, Environment Canada forecasts temperatures to dip to -31 C overnight, which will feel like -44 C with the wind chill. Temperatures in Edmonton will drop to -33 C ...
Dramatically fewer calls to a hot line tracking Islamophobic incidents in Alberta isn't a reason to become complacent about hate crimes, said a person overseeing the effort. This year, a phone line operated by the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council (AMPAC) received 20 complaints. "That has decreased ...
Alberta could follow British Columbia in making major changes to the way that police can enforce punishments for driving while under the influence, according to CBC News. The changes will give officers discretion on how they deal with people who are found to be driving while impaired. But for most first ...
Alberta has started its hunt for an election commissioner, who will be tasked with investigating and enforcing political fundraising and advertising rules. The position was created with the fall passing of Bill 32, which zeroed in on so-called political "dark money." It frees up Alberta's chief electoral officer to ...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently confirmed a case of Equine Infectious Anemia in Alberta. According to a December 21 item by the CFIA, a positive EIA result was confirmed by the CFIA national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in Newell County, Alberta on December 13.
It's that time of year again. Back by questionable demand, we return to 2017, not in words, but in numbers with our annual Alberta Index (with apologies to the inimitable Harper's magazine index). Graham Thomson, Edmonton Journal. Published on: December 27, 2017 | Last Updated: December 27, 2017 6:00 AM MST.
Edmonton -- A second teenager has died after he and his girlfriend were found unconscious in an idling vehicle in central Alberta. Mounties found the teens early last Thursday in Drayton Valley while patrolling an area on an unrelated call. Gage Bogart, 17, and Shaina Lynn Ridenour, 16, were found ...
Edmonton -- Fresh off uniting Alberta's feuding, floundering centre-right to forge a unified opposition, Jason Kenney begins work in 2018 to build on those gains ahead of a provincial election. Regardless of the outcome, says Calgary pollster Janet Brown, Kenney's audacious unity plan galvanized ...
Taking dangerous drugs off Calgary's streets dominated the year that was for Alberta's border agents. Three significant events stand out for Calgary Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) agents at the Calgary airport, beginning in April with the announcement of a record-setting seizure of phenacetin -- a ...
The moment people walk into the new Royal Alberta Museum, it will be clear they're in a place where indigenous people have existed for thousands of years. The museum opens in 2018. Visitors will be greeted by a special welcome acknowledging the building is located in Treaty 6 territory. "Ultimately ...
Debbie Blair enjoys a very frosty Boxing Day cross-country skiing at the Shaganappi Point Golf Course. Gavin Young / Postmedia. Share Adjust Comment Print. the weather outside is frightful, so if you need an excuse to stay inside, cozy up by the fireplace and indulge in more holiday baking, Environment ...
The new B.C. NDP government that took office in July vowed to do everything it could to fight Kinder Morgan's expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline to the Pacific coast, a project viewed by Notley's government as vital to Alberta's economy. New federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, meanwhile, opposed ...
It would seem winter is finally upon us in Alberta. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for most of the province Tuesday and cautioned Albertans that frigid temperatures will be hanging around for the remainder of the week. Temperatures in Edmonton are expected to dip to -24C today with ...
This summer's annual Open Farm Days saw more people than ever head to farms, ranches and culinary events across rural Alberta. According to numbers released by the province Tuesday, 101 host farms and ranches had more than 20,000 visits over the Aug. 19 to 20 weekend, helping to boost on-farm ...
Canadians are considered to be nice and friendly people, but the stereotypes usually forget to mention the country's outlying resident: the surly James "Logan" Howlett, aka Wolverine of Marvel's X-Men. Born in northern Alberta in the late 17th century, Wolverine is known for his self-healing powers, ...
Many people across Alberta can expect frigid temperatures through the week following Christmas, according to a warning from Environment Canada. An extreme cold warning was ended Tuesday morning for Calgary, however, temperatures are still expected to stay well below zero. Edmonton and its ...
When Lance Cardinal saw the spooky estate in the blood-chilling remake of Stephen King's It, he couldn't help but bring it to life. The northern Alberta artist spent hundreds of hours over two months building a perfect model replica of the Neibolt House. King's most notorious haunted estate is a key location ...
A driver who died Sunday on the QE2 highway near Ponoka may have been fatally struck by a runaway wheel from a semi-trailer truck before his car crashed into a guardrail. "This appears to be a very tragic, unexpected, freak incident," Ponoka RCMP Sgt. Chris Smiley said in a news release Monday.
Also, if conditions are favorable, an Alberta Clipper can rapidly intensify off the East Coast. Once the storm taps the relatively warm moist air over the Atlantic Ocean, the storm sometimes spreads heavy snow over New England and Southeastern Canada. Such a system appears to be brewing for this region ...
Alberta has signed on to a deal with the federal government that will see the provinces receive 75 per cent of the expected $400 million in revenue from Ottawa's planned Excise tax on legal recreational cannabis. finance Minister Joe Ceci also confirmed for the first time Monday that the NDP government ...
But in Alberta the plate ultimatum was greeted mostly with hoots of laughter because it seemed such a ludicrous issue for an outgoing premier to latch onto during his last six weeks in office. Unless of course, standing up to Alberta is always a vote getter for Wall's Saskatchewan Party, no matter how wobbly ...
Alberta beef producers are rubbing their hands at the potential of $20 million in annual growth from a new trade deal with China. The agreement will allow chilled and bone-in Canadian beef and pork to be exported to China for the first time. It's a pilot project for now, but Dennis Laycraft, executive ...
The allegation: The government is proposing, under Bill 32, to drop the six-month residency requirement for people to vote in provincial elections. United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney is decrying the change, claiming on twitter it will mean people "can come to Alberta and vote the next day.".
Post-secondary institutions and school boards have been given until the end of the week to submit plans for discretionary spending cuts to the Alberta government, but have not been told by how much or in what specific areas to cut. Advanced education Minister Marlin Schmidt said Monday he didn't feel ...
The mother of Serenity, a four-year-old girl who died of horrific injuries after being placed in kinship care on a central Alberta reserve, hopes her daughter's death ushers in new ... "Every time I asked her if she supported Serenity's law, and the children in Alberta, she refused to say yes every time.
Former Alberta cabinet minister and interim premier, Dave Hancock, is one of three new judges appointed to the provincial court on Tuesday. Hancock, Marian De Souza and Robert Shaigec were appointed. Candidates are screened by the Alberta Judicial Council and then interviewed by the Provincial ...
A national blood bank for animals is desperate for donations from large dogs to help save the lives of sick and injured pets during the holiday season. "We're becoming busier and busier," said Mary Robinson, lab coordinator for the Canadian Animal Blood Bank. The national charity collects and distributes ...
Even with programs and initiatives geared at directing more Alberta women into trades and technology, the number of women enrolled in trades in Edmonton has plateaued. Advocates say the path remains difficult, though some think things are improving. At NAIT, female enrolment in the trades this fall is ...
Alberta's carbon tax and methane emission rules could cost the oil and gas sector billions of dollars in the coming years, potentially eroding industry competitiveness, according to a leaked government report obtained by the official Opposition. But the Notley government calls the information inaccurate or ...
Alberta medical students are meeting with the province on Monday afternoon to request a greater investment towards helping the mental health of young people. With marijuana set to become legal across Canada on July 1, 40 students from the University of Alberta and University of Calgary will meet with ...
An Alberta man has been convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting. Court in Red Deer heard over the summer that Carl Young, also known as Karl Murphy, met with another man in Lacombe, Alta., on Nov. 23, 2016 and accused him of illegal acts with minors. The man ...
Health officials in Alberta say it's still important for people get flu shots, despite indications from Australia that the vaccine may not be effective against this year's predominant strain. In the southern hemisphere, effectiveness was only 10 percent for H3N2, which is expected to be this year's predominant ...
Alberta's medical students are calling on the province to create youth mental health programs and fund them with tax revenue from cannabis sales. More than 30 doctors-in-training from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary met with MLAs at the Alberta legislature Monday as part of their ...
New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes. "You just have to drive around into some of the outlying areas and you can see the growth," said Doug Hayden, a Calgary-based realtor. "There are new homes being built." After nearly two years of decline, ...
Last week in a speech to the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Councils, Premier Rachel Notley warned the crowd her government ...
WATCH: It was supposed to be a dream vacation, instead it turned into a nightmare that landed a three-year-old Alberta girl in hospital. Lauren ...
More than 60 people gathered at the Alberta legislature Tuesday for a sombre ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Holodomor genocide in ...


 

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