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Apr 25

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250 Years

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Courtesy of the Horse Industry Association of Alberta Our entire nation will be celebrating 150 years of confederation in 2017, but for Canada’s horse racing industry, this year represents an even bigger anniversary, the 250th Anniversary of our great sport in this great land. On July 1, 1767, exactly 100 years before our country’s confederation, a […]

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Apr 25

Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture to Hold Second Annual Youth Speaking Competition at Calgary Stampede

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CALGARY – The Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture has announced the date for its second annual public speaking competition for Albertan youth to share their passion about the agricultural industry. The competition will be held July 12 during the Calgary Stampede and offers youth ages 11-24 an opportunity to share their views in a speech […]

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Apr 25

Productive Start to Asia Mission

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Premier Rachel Notley has made significant progress on Alberta-China relations during her first three days in China. During the first-ever China-Alberta Energy and Climate Change Roundtable held in Beijing on April 20, Premier Notley met with approximately 20 representatives from both Chinese and Canadian government agencies, research institutes and enterprises. The discussion identified the kind […]

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Apr 25

Alberta Softwood Lumber Trade Council Statement

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Edmonton, April 25, 2017 –The United States Department of Commerce has announced the imposition of tariffs ranging from 19% to 24% on Alberta lumber imported into the American market. “We are disappointed that the United States has chosen this course of action. Their accusations are baseless and unfounded,” said Paul Whittaker, Co-Chair of the Alberta Softwood […]

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Apr 25

Alberta Stands with Forestry Industry

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Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued the following statement in response to the latest development in the softwood lumber dispute with the United States: “We stand shoulder to shoulder with Alberta’s forest workers, their families and communities that rely on a strong forest industry. “Our government is working closely with the federal government […]

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Apr 25

Privacy Commissioner to Investigate NDP for Deleting Sensitive PPA Emails: Wildrose

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EDMONTON, AB: The Privacy Commissioner has announced an investigation into the NDP government deleting emails related to Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) after a request from Wildrose Shadow Electricity Minister Don MacIntyre, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. Wildrose wrote the Privacy Commissioner last year with respect to evidence showing the NDP deleted public documents pertaining to Alberta […]

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Apr 24

Tax on Carbon Tax

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Liberals’ Plan to ‘Tax a Tax’ Direct Contradiction to Promised Revenue Neutral Carbon Price for Provinces The Federal Liberals stand to make almost $280 million in revenues from provincial carbon taxes in Alberta and British Columbia over the next two years, according to a new report released from the Library of Parliament. “Both Prime Minister […]

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