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Alberta's agri-food business is 'leaving money on the table,' committee hears

Alberta’s agri-food sector is leaving money on the table and the government should set its sights on doubling production by 2025, a legislative committee heard Wednesday. 330 more words

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Exxon caves to oil crash with historic global reserves cut

ExxonMobil Corp. disclosed the deepest reserves cut in its modern history as prolonged routs in oil and natural gas markets erased the value of its US$16 billion Kearl oilsands investment and other North American assets. 381 more words


Stuffies in Banff

George was at the hotel
Eating all the fruit
Barry was doing yoga
In his furry birthday suit

They had a gorgeous view
Of the mountains and the snow… 84 more words

2 arrested in dangerous driving spree that narrowly misses Vernon Mountie

Two people have been arrested after a dangerous driving spree that spanned from Vernon to West Kelowna Tuesday.

Just before 11:30 a.m. a Vernon police officer approached the driver of a potentially stolen vehicle from Alberta at a mall complex on 32 Street in Vernon. 183 more words


It's time to stop the relentless punishment of Alberta taxpayers

It’s time for the Alberta government to lift the burden on Albertans. Between punishing new taxes and a mounting debt load, the government has been putting off difficult decisions of its own and instead is making people’s lives more difficult. 661 more words

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Cutting Through the Haze

Like the past summer, 2014 was a bad year for fires in Canada. Very BadMost of western Canada was covered by a thick haze in the sky for almost two months from fires in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, and Alberta. 623 more words