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Alberta brewers cheer new provincial handout

Calgary Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
new brewery tax handouts Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier, left, Terry Rock, Alberta Small Brewers Association and Minister of Finance and Treasury Board president Joe Ceci toast the new subsidies announced for small breweries ...

Insolvency up 35% in Alberta, marking largest jump across the country

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
It's been a rough financial year for Albertans. While oil prices have shown signs of stabilizing, many households are still struggling.

Alberta NDP proposes electoral spending limits

Calgary Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
“We really want to make sure that we have a level playing field in ensuring elected officials are accountable to citizens of Alberta and not those with the deepest pockets,” said the NDP MLA, who also proposed local candidate spending limits of $40,000 ...

Alberta's recession hitting home for unemployed workers

Calgary Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Alberta's recession is dragging rising numbers of consumers like Bownes into the throes of financial ruin. In May, the province posted 1,150 personal insolvencies - cases where people couldn't pay their debts - which marked a 37% increase over the ...
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Alberta fires torch economy, biggest monthly GDP decline in years

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The Alberta wildfires torched the Canadian economy in May, driving the country into its worst one-month performance since the darkest days of the Great Recession seven years ago.

Alberta farmers' fields overrun by gophers

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
The short winter and dry summer this year served as warnings to farmers in Alberta - Richardson's ground squirrels (commonly referred to as gophers) came out early and in droves.

Stay safe on the highways, Alberta RCMP urge long weekend drivers

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Turns out a lot of people don't work past noon on a Friday leading into the long weekend in southern Alberta, as some highways were filling up fast.

Alleged car thief arrested in B.C. faces six charges in Alberta

Calgary Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Calgary man arrested in Surrey, B.C. for driving a stolen truck will be sent back to Alberta to face more charges. On July 28, 2016, New Westminster Police located a stolen grey Ford F-350 with Alberta licence plates. Police followed the vehicle to ...
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Alberta RCMP search for missing Airdrie couple

Globalnews.ca - ‎14 hours ago‎
The couple may be driving a white 2008 Ford F150 with the Alberta licence plate BLJ 8331. Anyone with information is asked to call the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200.

First Nations families of 2 slain teens say police didn't take them seriously

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Teens Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey from Alberta's Whitefish Lake First Nation, a young couple in love, were shot to death by someone they were "connected to," RCMP say.

Rachel Notley's NDP warned not to go to war with Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Calgary Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Guy Smith is the president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. He has a warning for this NDP provincial government.

Calgary Mountaineers, Okotoks Raiders brace for Alberta Junior 'A' lacrosse final showdown

Calgary Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
There won't be many surprises this weekend when the Calgary Mountaineers and the Okotoks Raiders face off in the first match of a seven-game series to determine who gets crowned as Alberta Junior 'A' lacrosse champions. The Mounties know the Raiders ...

Alberta attacks have bear spray flying off Calgary shelves

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
After recent bear attacks on humans in southern Alberta, one Calgary outdoor equipment retailer is struggling to keep bear spray on the shelves.
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Gunshots ended love story for 'inseparable' Alberta First Nations teens

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
She carried his words in her wallet, his love in her heart. They dreamed of a future together, a life outside the small, isolated northern Alberta reserve where they grew up and fell in love, a life that included college and good jobs. The people who ...

Open Farm Days ready to welcome visitors from across Alberta

Globalnews.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
“Open Farm Days is the perfect opportunity for Albertans to enjoy a staycation in the country, enjoying the beauty and bounty of rural Alberta,” Minister of Tourism Ricardo Miranda said. “From farm tours for the family and farm-fresh feasts at one-of ...
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B.C. craft beer faces another obstacle with Alberta's new grant program

Globalnews.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Micro breweries are popping up everywhere on the west coast, making the marketplace the most competitive it's ever been. As Nadia Stewart reports, now Alberta wants to put a tax on B.C. beer crossing its borders, making survival even tough for B.C. and ...

Museum of Nature paleontologist finds horned dino head in Alberta

Ottawa Citizen - ‎11 hours ago‎
People keep asking Jordan Mallon: Haven't they found all the dinosaurs in Alberta? Not even close. And the paleontologist from the Canadian Museum of Nature arrived back in southern Alberta Friday, looking for a helicopter to lift a dinosaur skull out ...
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Alberta sues itself over carbon pricing

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
How are Canadian governments going to fix the climate if they can't even run their carbon pricing policies competently? The latest fiasco comes from Alberta, where Premier Rachel Notley's NDP government has asked the courts to strike down an Alberta ...
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Alberta bouncer decries 'hateful bigot' label in birth gender bathroom controversy

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: One of the people at the centre of a controversy involving transgender rights has quit. The doorman at the Corona Tavern left his job so he could tell his version of what happened.
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Supreme Court restores conviction of Alberta man in child porn case

Globalnews.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has restored the conviction of an Alberta man for possession of child pornography in a case about the burden of proof for circumstantial evidence.
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