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Salon.com
Trump’s on the rise and The Marcobot is on the fritz: Why Marco Rubio’s New Hampshire disaster could be the beginning of the endsomething without precedent in American history. Having finished with 23.1 per
Trump’s on the rise and The Marcobot is on the fritz: Why Marco Rubio’s New Hampshire disaster could be the beginning of the end
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
something without precedent in American history. Having finished with 23.1 percent of the vote in the Iowa Republican Party caucuses — which placed him squarely in third-place, behind Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump — Rubio managed to rebrand... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Notley NDP freezes some gov't wages but nowhere near most, while Kevin O'Leary brings it onand media personality Kevin O’Leary is on the other phone line. O’Leary is the
Notley NDP freezes some gov't wages but nowhere near most, while Kevin O'Leary brings it on
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
and media personality Kevin O’Leary is on the other phone line. O’Leary is the guy who said he’d invest a million bucks in Alberta’s oilpatch if Premier Notley would take a hike. Critics slam O’Leary as an out-of-province, attention-seeking... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 7, 2016president Gil McGowan is upset how the NDP government handled the royalty revie
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 7, 2016
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
president Gil McGowan is upset how the NDP government handled the royalty review file. But Mr. McGowan does not speak for Albertans and he does not speak for the party in power, either. He speaks for a highly privileged group of organized labour,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Manning trying to unite the right - againIt’s a blast from the past, with Preston Manning trying to unite the right. Fo
Manning trying to unite the right - again
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
It’s a blast from the past, with Preston Manning trying to unite the right. Former Reform party leader Preston Manning is reaching out to Tory MPs in an effort to unite the Wildrose Party and Progressive Conservatives, but provincial opposition... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Former premier Jim Prentice gets new jobMr. Prentice is going to Washington. Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice has b
Former premier Jim Prentice gets new job
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
Mr. Prentice is going to Washington. Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice has been named a visiting global scholar for a four-month term with the Canada Institute of the Wilson Centre in Washington D.C. The Calgarian will use his time at the... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Strong families build strong communitiesdisparate human societies around the world. Whether you’re a fisherman in the
Strong families build strong communities
Airdrie Echo / Posted 20 hours ago
disparate human societies around the world. Whether you’re a fisherman in the South China Sea, or a rancher in Southern Alberta, we all endeavour to put family first. Along the way, we have all come to understand that strong families build... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Traders in Windhoekto Namibian officials, who have strengthened political ties with their Chinese
Chinese Traders in Windhoek
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to Namibian officials, who have strengthened political ties with their Chinese counterparts leading to expanded party-to-party relations between Swapo and the Chinese Communist Party, among the large number of the Namibian population,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau entrenches Harper’s precedent on military missionsCruz. ” Gillian Steward (Toronto Star): “It’s more than a little obvious, poli
Trudeau entrenches Harper’s precedent on military missions
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Cruz. ” Gillian Steward (Toronto Star): “It’s more than a little obvious, politically speaking, that Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley are quite smitten with each other.” Christina Blizzard (Toronto Sun): “The job of PM is a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Inside Alberta hospital parking fees: 'A tax on the sick'for three years, and offer 50% discounts on passes for five, 10 and 30 days. T
Inside Alberta hospital parking fees: 'A tax on the sick'
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
for three years, and offer 50% discounts on passes for five, 10 and 30 days. The issue was also ignited during last year's Alberta election, with the Wildrose Party vowing to implement free parking for the first two hours for hospital visitors if... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
DESJARDINS: Adding to the confusionMP Kevin Lamoureux raised a point of order in the House of Commons last Monday.
DESJARDINS: Adding to the confusion
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
MP Kevin Lamoureux raised a point of order in the House of Commons last Monday. He sought an apology or explanation from Alberta MP Jason Kenney who “...stated from his seat that we need to have English to English translation” of Defence Minister... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Unite the right idea shot downA pitch for Alberta’s political right to only run one candidate in a looming by
Unite the right idea shot down
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
A pitch for Alberta’s political right to only run one candidate in a looming byelection has already been shot down. And the Wildrose took aim at “outsiders” looking to “short-cut” what should be a grassroots process around uniting conservatives. On... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digestthe past when his colleagues held a county executive post at the same time they
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
the past when his colleagues held a county executive post at the same time they served in the Legislature, the Democratic Party said in a statement. For example, Fitzgerald stayed silent when fellow Republican Paul Farrow held his Senate seat... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Left- and right-wing fiscal policiesThe idea of a politician or political party being right-wing or left-wing dates
Left- and right-wing fiscal policies
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted yesterday
The idea of a politician or political party being right-wing or left-wing dates back to France in the 1700s. Back then, members of the Assembly who supported the monarchy sat together on one side of the chamber. Members who opposed the monarchy sat... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta Progressive Conservatives score strong in poll but interim leader Ric McIver says they've got a long way to godecimated, their leader exiting on the spot, the deep thinkers thinking it was
Alberta Progressive Conservatives score strong in poll but interim leader Ric McIver says they've got a long way to go
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
decimated, their leader exiting on the spot, the deep thinkers thinking it was time to administer the last rites. Choose Alberta’s Future, that was the PC slogan. Albertans chose and it wasn’t the PCs. Worse still, the PCs were thought to be so... Read more
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Brandon Sun
As I See Itwould settle down to a dull roar, media personality and investment guru Kevin O
As I See It
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
would settle down to a dull roar, media personality and investment guru Kevin O’Leary broke the silence by calling for Alberta premier Rachel Notley’s resignation for her “mishandling” of the Alberta economy. Calling Notley unqualified for the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta killer sent back to prison for breaking weapons ban; caught with assault rifle, bolt-action rifle, ammunitionAn Alberta killer banned from possessing weapons when he was jailed for manslau
Alberta killer sent back to prison for breaking weapons ban; caught with assault rifle, bolt-action rifle, ammunition
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
An Alberta killer banned from possessing weapons when he was jailed for manslaughter was sent back to prison Friday after being busted with some serious firepower. Jeremy Bell McRae, 36, was handed a two-year sentence after pleading guilty to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 3The numbers still do not add up. Peter Stainsby (That is a lot of generalizin
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 3
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
The numbers still do not add up. Peter Stainsby (That is a lot of generalizing based on anecdotal stories.) INSULTED ALBERTAN What a joke! Justin Trudeau offers $250 million to Alberta to compensate us for the downturn in our economy caused... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Albertans skeptical of Trudeauof the NEB restored, isn’t Trudeau bound to accept its conclusions one way or t
Albertans skeptical of Trudeau
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
of the NEB restored, isn’t Trudeau bound to accept its conclusions one way or the other? During his swing through Alberta this week, the new PM was asked time and again whether his government would approve the Energy East pipeline from... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mayors urge Ottawa to send infrastructure funds directly to citiesin line with his priorities. Seven of the 10 provinces are currently led by Lib
Mayors urge Ottawa to send infrastructure funds directly to cities
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in line with his priorities. Seven of the 10 provinces are currently led by Liberal governments. The NDP governs in Alberta and Manitoba while the conservative-leaning Saskatchewan Party holds power in Saskatchewan. At the municipal level,... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Fast-track first responders PTSD bill, MPP saystaken actual action? It's one thing to talk about it but at the end of the day,
Fast-track first responders PTSD bill, MPP says
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
taken actual action? It's one thing to talk about it but at the end of the day, what are they going to do?” The Ontario PC Party released a statement earlier in the day Friday that called on the government to work quickly to approve Bill 2, which... Read more
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The Tyee
PR Advice to BC's Lobbying Industry: Clean up Your Actfrom outside Closer to home, former B.C. lobbyist Marcella Munro found herself
PR Advice to BC's Lobbying Industry: Clean up Your Act
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
from outside Closer to home, former B.C. lobbyist Marcella Munro found herself in a pickle after taking a post with Alberta's new NDP government. The Wildrose party was only too happy to blast her appointment by pointing to some of Munro's... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Framing company fined $100,000 for worker's deathwith their fathers. John Sears, Peggy�s father, flew from Ontario for the sent
Framing company fined $100,000 for worker's death
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 4 days ago
with their fathers. John Sears, Peggy�s father, flew from Ontario for the sentencing of Darren McClintock, owner of 938769 Alberta Ltd., a subcontractor hired by BradMar Homes to do the framing on the Priddis home. McClintock was fined $100,000... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines delayed590,000 barrels per day, and the Energy East pipeline, if approved, would trans
Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines delayed
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
590,000 barrels per day, and the Energy East pipeline, if approved, would transport 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Eastern Canada, as well as a marine terminal in New Brunswick. “Energy... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New consular office to open in Alberta, Canadaa slot fill up quickly, forcing other Filipinos to come in case of vacated slot
New consular office to open in Alberta, Canada
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
a slot fill up quickly, forcing other Filipinos to come in case of vacated slots. PHOTOS BY JHONG DE LA CRUZ RED DEER, Alberta – After years of pleading, Filipinos in Alberta will finally see a new Philippine Consulate open in the province. By... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Monster Jam Tour stopping in Londonthe roof off traditional racing as 1,500-horsepower trucks fly through the air
Monster Jam Tour stopping in London
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
the roof off traditional racing as 1,500-horsepower trucks fly through the air and flatten anything in their path. The party in the pits on Feb. 27 (10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) and Feb. 28 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) gives fans the opportunity to get a... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Monster Jam Tour stopping in Londonthe roof off traditional racing as 1,500-horsepower trucks fly through the air
Monster Jam Tour stopping in London
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
the roof off traditional racing as 1,500-horsepower trucks fly through the air and flatten anything in their path. The party in the pits on Feb. 27 (10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) and Feb. 28 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) gives fans the opportunity to get a... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Feb. 5, 2016of education on our federal reserves. This goes back all the way to 2007. To me
Feb. 5, 2016
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of education on our federal reserves. This goes back all the way to 2007. To me, it looks like the Conservative party — be it federal or provincial — and the word discrimination go hand in hand. Run that pipeline through his own... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Rona Ambrose counsels Tory MPs on balancing the House and their homeJust after being elected federal Conservative Party interim leader, Rona Ambros
Rona Ambrose counsels Tory MPs on balancing the House and their home
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Just after being elected federal Conservative Party interim leader, Rona Ambrose addressed the 33 new MPs in her caucus, warning them not to “underestimate the impact of this job on your relationship.” She knew firsthand the challenges of balancing a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau lends sympathetic ear to oil patch’s plight during Alberta visitPrime Minister Justin Trudeau solidified a congenial relationship with Alberta
Trudeau lends sympathetic ear to oil patch’s plight during Alberta visit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau solidified a congenial relationship with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and sought to reassure an energy industry deflated by the oil-price plunge – and intent on building new pipelines to help with a rebound. On... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta | News | Calgary Sunor talk around issues to avoid saying anything substantial. It’s a job hazard.
Alberta | News | Calgary Sun
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
or talk around issues to avoid saying anything substantial. It’s a job hazard. Goes with the turf. The fate of HBO's Alberta-shot mini-series Lewis and Clark is a little uncertain these days. I asked the question, a simple question. Public... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is a pompous fool over the Energy East projectThursday, Coderre announced he would oppose TransCanada’s $12-billion, 4,600-ki
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is a pompous fool over the Energy East project
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Coderre announced he would oppose TransCanada’s $12-billion, 4,600-kilometre, Energy East pipeline from Alberta to refineries and ports in New Brunswick. Too environmentally risky, Coderre charged. Not enough economic benefits,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau hires adviser to help him make better decisionsYOU SHOULD KNOW THIS MORNING > In Edmonton yesterday, Justin Trudeau pledged t
Trudeau hires adviser to help him make better decisions
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
YOU SHOULD KNOW THIS MORNING > In Edmonton yesterday, Justin Trudeau pledged to fast track infrastructure spending in Alberta and reiterated that the province should apply for $250-million from a rarely used federal financial stability... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau pledges cash lifeline, changes to EI for struggling AlbertaJustin Trudeau travelled to a province in distress to tell Albertans that Ottaw
Trudeau pledges cash lifeline, changes to EI for struggling Alberta
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Justin Trudeau travelled to a province in distress to tell Albertans that Ottawa is prepared to ante up nearly $1-billion to help – a $250-million fiscal lifeline and the promise to fast-track up to $700-million in infrastructure funding. A meeting... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Dance your feet off to the tunes of Bottle Rock-Itwhere three out of four members sing, plays for rodeo dances, wedding and commu
Dance your feet off to the tunes of Bottle Rock-It
Strathmore Standard / Posted 6 days ago
where three out of four members sing, plays for rodeo dances, wedding and community dances. “That’s what people want to party to, what people like to dance to, familiar favourites,” said Frere. Bottle Rock-It’s members come from all over... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Trudeau commits to fast-tracking $700M for AlbertaEDMONTON -- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau eme
Trudeau commits to fast-tracking $700M for Alberta
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 6 days ago
EDMONTON -- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a meeting Wednesday with a formal commitment to fast-track $700 million in previously committed federal infrastructure money to the struggling province. The... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Letter to the editorand more like a dictatorship. It is very plain to me that when voting, the maj
Letter to the editor
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 6 days ago
and more like a dictatorship. It is very plain to me that when voting, the majority voted for change, not for whichever party had the better plans for the Province of Alberta. Kind of like sticking your head in the sand and making a mark. How... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Coming to Alberta soon: Prime Minister Justin TrudeauPrime Minister Justin Trudeau has a date with Premier Rachel Notley right here
Coming to Alberta soon: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a date with Premier Rachel Notley right here in Alberta next week. The PM comes at a time of deep economic strife in Alberta, where a golden-goose industry has been crippled by enduring low oil prices and thousands... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Civil servants slammed over Redford scandalPublic servants should be held responsible for the Sky Palace and government ai
Civil servants slammed over Redford scandal
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Public servants should be held responsible for the Sky Palace and government aircraft fiascoes, says the Wildrose Party Ruled out of order once and warned not to “bully” government workers during the all-party public accounts committee, Wildrose... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Risking itthis year, make sure you do your research. Scam artists and false information c
Risking it
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
this year, make sure you do your research. Scam artists and false information could separate you from your money. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is warning investors of the high risks for 2016. ASC’s enforcement team and public... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Religious assembly granted new homea religious assembly and a separate childcare facility to be located at the lea
Religious assembly granted new home
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
a religious assembly and a separate childcare facility to be located at the leased property. Jesus is Lord Global Ministry Alberta (JLGMA) Spruce Grove Outreach requested to lease the space because the lease at its current location is set to expire... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Cyr fights for rural ambulance serviceWith Albertans’ lives on the line, Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr is fighti
Cyr fights for rural ambulance service
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 6 days ago
With Albertans’ lives on the line, Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr is fighting for better rural ambulance services. Cyr recently met with local municipal leaders and executives from ambulance societies within his region. The leaders have... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts: There Is No Freedom Without Truthwas never any threat of the Red Army invading Europe. Stalin declared “socialis
Paul Craig Roberts: There Is No Freedom Without Truth
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
was never any threat of the Red Army invading Europe. Stalin declared “socialism in one country” and purged the Communist Party of the Trotskyist element that preached world revolution. An accommodation could have been reached, except that for the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau commits to fast-tracking $700-million in infrastructure money to struggling AlbertaAlberta Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a
Trudeau commits to fast-tracking $700-million in infrastructure money to struggling Alberta
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a meeting with a formal commitment to fast-track $700-million in previously committed federal infrastructure money to the struggling province. The money was allocated by... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In Alberta, Trudeau determined not to follow in father’s footstepsPOLITICS BRIEFING Determined not to be his father’s son, Justin Trudeau is hea
In Alberta, Trudeau determined not to follow in father’s footsteps
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
POLITICS BRIEFING Determined not to be his father’s son, Justin Trudeau is heading to Alberta with encouraging words for a province reeling from collapsing oil prices. In truth, there is little the Prime Minister can offer other than sympathy and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
KidzWish magic to doublepantomime at the WIN Entertainment Centre. Picture: Sylvia Liber It was a crow
KidzWish magic to double
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
pantomime at the WIN Entertainment Centre. Picture: Sylvia Liber It was a crowd any sporting team would love. Christmas Party: The KidzWish Fairy arrived from above during the 12th annual KidzWish spectacular for thousands of Illawarra children.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Rachel Notley expands cabinet to include six new ministersAlberta Premier Rachel Notley has expanded her inner circle by almost half, car
Rachel Notley expands cabinet to include six new ministers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has expanded her inner circle by almost half, carved up responsibilities and titles and appointed an openly gay cabinet minister. Ricardo Miranda, who represents the constituency of Calgary Cross, now heads Culture and... Read more
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The Tyee
Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy DisasterAlberta Premier Rachel Notley unveils the new Alberta royalty review on Friday.
Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy Disaster
The Tyee / Posted 7 days ago
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley unveils the new Alberta royalty review on Friday. Photo: Facebook. The recommendation of an Alberta review panel not to raise royalty rates paid by oil and gas companies to the province is an economic disaster and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Deal halves tourist helicopter flightsaircraft are allowed only over the harbour and Hudson River as far north as the
Deal halves tourist helicopter flights
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
aircraft are allowed only over the harbour and Hudson River as far north as the George Washington Bridge. A third-party monitor, paid for by the operators, would also conduct field observations. Currently, 219 people are employed in the... Read more
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New York Magazine
Trump Will Win Iowa If His Supporters Show UpThis became evident this morning when I called his Iowa HQ number to see about
Trump Will Win Iowa If His Supporters Show Up
New York Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
This became evident this morning when I called his Iowa HQ number to see about access to the campaign's post-caucus "watch party" tonight and got no answer or voice-mail. Maybe they're tied up on phone banks. They should be, because most experts... Read more
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Brandon Sun
$2B to fix dilapidated First Nations homes in Manitoba alone: government reportnotes Manitoba has among the highest percentage at 29 of indigenous people livi
$2B to fix dilapidated First Nations homes in Manitoba alone: government report
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
notes Manitoba has among the highest percentage at 29 of indigenous people living in poor housing in Canada. Officials say Alberta is the only other province in a similar situation. One quarter of existing homes on reserves in both provinces need... Read more
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