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Apr 27

Easing Pressure on Alberta’s Justice System

By Gateway Gazette

New measures taking effect May 1 will give police officers and court staff more time to deal with serious and violent offences. An Act to Modernize Enforcement of Provincial Offences eliminates the use of warrants to enforce tickets and overdue fines for minor, non-traffic-related infractions like failing to shovel a sidewalk or not paying a […]

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Apr 27

Teachers and School Board Representatives Reach Tentative Agreement

By Gateway Gazette

The two parties have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), completing the first step of the updated collective bargaining process. The agreement was reached between the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and the Teachers Employer Bargaining Association (TEBA), whose leadership is made up of representatives from both government and school jurisdictions. Details of the MoA are […]

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Apr 27

Alberta and Guangdong Become Sister Provinces

By Gateway Gazette

Alberta and the province of Guangdong in southern China have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen ties and facilitate trade between the two jurisdictions. Premier Rachel Notley signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of Alberta in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong. Governor Ma Xingrui signed on behalf of the Guangdong government. The sister-province […]

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Apr 27

Okotoks RCMP – Request Assistance in Locating Missing Male

By Gateway Gazette

Okotoks, Alberta – The Okotoks RCMP and Banff RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 51-year old Calgary male. Kevin SADOWNYK was last seen April 24th, 2017 at approximately 10:00 AM at his wife’s residence in Okotoks. SADOWNYK’s vehicle was found abandoned on a side road just north of Banff on April 25th, 2017 at approximately […]

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Apr 26

New Docs Show NDP Justice Department Interfering in FOIP Requests

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: New documents released by Wildrose (Friday) show how the Justice Department is interfering in FOIP requests across government. Last fall, Wildrose received a memo that detailed the centralization of FOIP services under Service Alberta, primarily cross-ministry requests. The memo shows heavy interference from Alberta Justice and legal counsel from the moment a request is […]

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