Category Archives for "News"

Apr 22

U.S. Trip to Promote Electricity-sector Investment

By Gateway Gazette

Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd will showcase Alberta’s electricity market reforms and promote renewable energy investment opportunities in New York City April 23 to 26. Minister McCuaig-Boyd will attend the Future of Energy Summit, where she will build relationships with renewable energy companies, capacity market operators and investors interested in participating in Alberta’s electricity market. “Alberta’s […]

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Apr 21

RCMP and OPP Joint Investigation Solves Series of Pharmacy Robberies in Southern Alberta and Ontario

By Gateway Gazette

Airdrie, Alberta – An inter-provincial investigation between RCMP, Calgary Police, Windsor Police and Ontario Provincial Police has resulted in charges being laid in a series of Pharmacy Armed Robberies in Southern Alberta and Ontario. On March 20th, Airdrie RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Crossfield Pharmacy. A short time later, RCMP were notified […]

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Apr 21

Municipalities Call for Measured Pace and a Local Voice in Legalization of Marijuana

By Gateway Gazette

(Edmonton, AUMA) – Alberta’s urban municipalities are very concerned about the apparent short timeframes for implementing the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. AUMA was the first municipal association in Canada to take definitive action to assess the potential health and safety implications and has been working with other associations across Canada to proactively identify […]

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Apr 21

NDP Admit They Don’t Include Carbon Tax Expenses in Spending Growth Calculations: Fildebrandt

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Tuesday, during budget debate, Finance Minister Joe Ceci admitted the NDP government is deliberately hiding the costs of the carbon tax and expenses under the ‘Climate Leadership Plan’ when calculating annual spending increases. In the NDP budget, the government boasts about managing to “control” spending increases to under the rate of population growth plus […]

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Apr 20

NDP Fail to Listen to Albertans on Call to Extend Labour Consultation Review: van Dijken

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Wildrose Shadow Jobs Minister Glenn van Dijken released the following statement on the NDP government failing to extend consultations on the labour review: “Once again, we are seeing the government’s failure to listen to Albertans worried about jobs and the economy in favour of rushing through their ideology. “In a rare moment yesterday, […]

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Apr 20

Opposition Parties and Business Community Urge Government to Extend Labour Consultations

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: The Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses stood with representatives from Alberta’s business community, this week, to call for the NDP government to extend and enhance the consultation process in its review of the Labour Relations and Employment Standards Codes. Today marks the NDP government’s deadline for written and online survey submissions for the labour legislation review […]

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Apr 20

Alberta to Discuss Trade Benefits With U.S. Legislators

By Gateway Gazette

Edmonton-Decore MLA Chris Nielsen will highlight the importance of bilateral trade between Alberta and the United States in discussions with legislators April 20-23 in Santa Fe, N.M. Nielsen will attend a meeting of the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) Executive Committee’s International Relations Task Force on behalf of Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development […]

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