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Local McDonald's Is Ready for Minimum Wage Hikes

The Alberta NDP wants to increase the minimum wage to $15, nearly a 50% increase over the old rate.

We know they want to do this not to help unskilled, low-wage workers, but rather to… 421 more words


The most mindbogglingly beautiful place - Banff, Alberta

Banff is like a fairytale place for travellers: natural beauty everywhere you look, so many activities to undertake, and many travellers to trade stories with. 282 more words


Simple things 

Today my happiness was  found doing simple things. It was another beautiful day, I love these bright sunny days that have no wind. I went out for a walk along the ridge – so no wind was essential for an enjoyable time. 292 more words


Tool Shed Brewing Company - People Skills Cream Ale

Last night, I tried a beer called People Skills from a new-ish Calgary brewery called Tool Shed Brewing that seems to be gaining some traction. I’ve had a few of their beers before, on tap at establishments in Calgary, but this was my first purchase of cans.  500 more words

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Graham Thomson: Alberta government reaps harvest of controversy over Bill 6

When 1,000 angry farmers and ranchers descended on the front steps of the legislature Monday, they brought along plenty of fear and angrily worded placards, and also a few barnyard animals. 667 more words


Gary Lamphier: With pipelines blocked, Canada's oil export window is closing

While the politicians serve up the usual dire warnings in Paris about the need to address climate change, Beijing was enveloped in a choking blanket of smog over the weekend, forcing the Chinese government to issue its highest air pollution alert of the year. 942 more words

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'Residual' contaminated feed likely cause of Alberta mad cow case

An Alberta beef cow that died in February infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy had likely consumed contaminated feed despite an enhanced feed ban that went into effect 20 months before its birth, an investigation has found. 484 more words

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