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Sep 14

From My Bookshelf: Things We Never Said

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By Lynn Willoughby Things We Never Said ~ Nick Alexander This novel has an interesting format.  It is written in the present tense – where Sean is struggling with the recent death of his beloved wife Catherine.  While she was undergoing chemo treatments, Catherine had left a series of 29 photographs and a cassette to […]

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Sep 14

Celebrating Volunteers Helping Seniors

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Nominees for the 2019 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards will be recognized at three community celebrations across the province. The Minister’s Seniors Service Awards honour Albertans who improve the lives of seniors and their communities through volunteer service. This year, 38 individuals and eight organizations are nominated from communities throughout Alberta. An additional seven nominees will […]

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Sep 14

Yukon Land-use Plan for Peel Watershed Sets Standard for Conservation and Reconciliation

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AUG. 22, 2019 Today, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) celebrates the formal protection of 83 per cent of Yukon Territory’s Peel watershed. Y2Y stands with the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Na-Cho Nyäk Dun, Gwich’in Tribal Council and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, as well as CPAWS-Yukon, Yukon Conservation Society and the Yukon Government in marking this momentous […]

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Sep 14

Promise Made, Promise Kept on the Alberta Energy Regulator

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Alberta is fulfilling its promise to review its energy regulator to ensure the province’s resources are being developed efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner. Government is seeking advice and input from stakeholders and the public on ways to improve the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), while maintaining stringent environmental standards and respecting the rights of […]

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Sep 13

AUPE Reacts to the Court’s Decision to Overturn the Injunction Against Bill 9

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EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) is disappointed in today’s 2-1 majority decision by the Court of Appeal panel overturning the injunction against the UCP’s controversial Bill 9. “We are frustrated by the ruling. AUPE will be consulting with our legal counsel and our membership will consider our options including appealing this decision to the […]

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Sep 13

Ruling on Bill 9 Injunction Appeal: Minister Toews

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President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement regarding the government’s successful appeal of the injunction against Bill 9: (Sept 6, 2019) “Today’s decision by the Court of Appeal is a positive result for Alberta taxpayers. “We introduced Bill 9 because Albertans rightly expect that the government would have […]

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Sep 13

What’s New at Firebrand Glass

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ALBERTA SUNSETS Glass is one of the few materials that plays with light. So it is fitting that we recently did a sculpture inspired by Alberta sunsets. The clients wanted a custom art piece for a large space on their living room wall. We incorporated their ideas and used photos they had taken of sunsets […]

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Sep 13

Smart Investing – Helping People Help Themselves!

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Rain spent his early years in 14 foster homes, five group homes, four different institutions, and was homeless for six years. Realizing this was not the way he wanted his life to continue, Rain approached Momentum. This community-based, charitable organization helps Calgarians living below the poverty line develop new skills and knowledge to help them […]

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Sep 13

Alberta Vows to Stand Up for its Lumber Sector

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An anticipated NAFTA panel ruling on the softwood lumber dispute was issued on Sept. 4. The NAFTA panel ruled that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) was wrong in its consideration of evidence for the majority of arguments stating that Canadian softwood lumber products have materially injured the U.S. softwood industry. This means that there […]

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