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Allan Griffin sentenced to nine years for sexually abusing stepdaughters

Convicted sex offender Allan Dean Griffin maintained his innocence until the bitter end.

But that didn’t stop Court of Queen’s Bench Justice John McCarthy from sentencing the Cochrane man Wednesday to nine years in prison for sexually abusing two stepdaughters. 367 more words

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Alberta introduces first overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years

EDMONTON — The first major overhaul of the province’s workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that Albertans be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved ones without fear of losing their jobs. 489 more words

Economy

Ideal location for a traffic jam

Roadwork this past weekend caused me to be stationary as I was driving around Alberta’s countryside. If you’re going to get stuck in traffic jam, it might as well somewhere with rewarding scenery like this.

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How to phase out Alberta's Oil Sands by 2040, including Just Transition principles

Gordon Laxer, Professor emeritus at the University of Alberta and founding director of the Parkland Institute, has released a new report, Act or be Acted Upon. 614 more words

Energy Policy

Alberta man handed $2,500 ticket, accused of driving motorcycle at high speeds while impaired

Nova Scotia RCMP say a 30-year-old man from Calgary has been charged with impaired driving and stunting — the fine for which is $2,422.50 in Nova Scotia. 121 more words

Crime