Category Archives for "Northern Alberta"

Aug 19

Jean Calls on Premier to Help Alberta Health and AHS Give the All Clear on Fort McMurray Reconstruction

By Gateway Gazette

FORT MCMURRAY, AB (August 16, 2016): Today, Brian Jean, MLA Fort McMurray–Conklin issued the following statement on Fort McMurray reconstruction: “It has been three months since the fire ceased to threaten Fort McMurray, and ten weeks since residents could return. For the residents of the neighbourhoods of Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways these have been ten […]

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Aug 19

NDP Defeats Wildrose Motion to Allow Political Parties to Spend as Much in Campaigns as Gov’t Spends on Advertising

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Monday, NDP MLAs doubled down on their overhauling of election financing by defeating a Wildrose motion to level the playing field with election spending, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The motion, introduced by Wildrose MLA for Barrhead – Morinville – Westlock Glenn van Djiken, would have amended the NDP’s proposed $2.3 million general election spending cap […]

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Aug 17

A Sparkling Opportunity

By Gateway Gazette

By Karen Simmons Canada is the world’s 3rd largest diamond producer and the Diamond Bourse, the hub for the diamond industry with headquarters in 30 major countries around the world, Canada’s office is in Toronto, Ontario and is the only all inclusive bourse in the world.  The BIG IDEA is to put Alberta on the map […]

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Aug 17

Fraser Institute Report Confirms NDP Energy Policies Will Have Damaging Long Term Effects on Alberta’s Economy

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Following the release of a Fraser Institute report that confirms the damaging effect the NDP government’s carbon emissions cap will have on the Canadian economy, they must cancel the risky plan before it comes into effect, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The Fraser Institute report outlines the damaging effects the proposed cap of […]

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Aug 16

Alberta Squanders Its Business-Friendly Image

By Gateway Gazette

Notley government must recognize the path back to prosperity is through improving the province’s investment climate By Steve Lafleur and Jason Clemens, The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, B.C. / Troy Media/ – The decline of Alberta’s investment climate is grabbing headlines in both traditional and social media. While the policies responsible for this chill were announced months ago, […]

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Aug 15

Provincial Parks Get $239 Million to Offset Underfunding

By Gateway Gazette

Alberta’s provincial parks system will receive a $239-million injection of funds over the next five years. Recreational users will soon see new and improved campsites, hiking trails, shower buildings, playgrounds, more picnic tables and campsites with power, expanded parking lots and refurbished day-use areas throughout the parks system. “With nearly a million people moving to […]

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