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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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Apr 25

Alberta Softwood Lumber Trade Council Statement

By Gateway Gazette

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

By Gateway Gazette

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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