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For a province where native French speakers are a rounding error, Alberta sure loves immersion classes

CALGARY — Alberta is the part of Canada most likely to be skeptical of Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s “Just Society” reforms — and the policies instituting bilingualism. 733 more words


Curling great Kevin Koe talks about having Trinidad on his team

Curling and drilling aren’t really that different. A curler must be able to throw a rock down a sheet of ice and have it stop on a button 30-centimetres wide. 305 more words

Trinidad Drilling

5 Day Black and White Challenge – Day 5

For my final B&W challenge day I have selected this photo of a bighorn sheep in Jasper, AB. It’s kind of an epic hero shot of the king of the mountain. 116 more words


Alberta food and drinking sales keep rising

Sales at food services and drinking places in Alberta rose for the third consecutive month in December, says Statistics Canada.

The federal agency reported Friday that saies in the province of $742.1 million were up by 0.3 per cent from the previous month. 119 more words


Editorial: Spending restraint still needed

Anyone who questions the unpredictability of Alberta’s finances just needs to look at this week’s fiscal update for compelling evidence of the impact volatile energy prices have on the budget. 418 more words