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Limo company that gave Health Minister Jane Philpott $1,700 ride offers refund to taxpayers

OTTAWA – The limo company that provided thousands of dollars in high-end car service to Health Minister Jane Philpott says it is willing to reimburse taxpayers. 140 more words


Saskatoon spends: Exploring the city's budget growth in the past decade

Saskatoon’s operating budget has nearly doubled in 10 years, increasing by nearly $200 million between 2006 and 2015.

This growth of about 96 per cent far outstrips the city’s population growth over the decade. 1,218 more words

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Unique Solutions bankruptcy the latest in a long list of NSBI losses

Unique Solutions bankruptcy is the latest in a string of losses for Nova Scotia Business Inc.’s venture capital portfolio.

Techlink Entertainment and Origin Biomed previously declared bankruptcy.  415 more words


'Purged': Public documents on Harper's India trip have vanished

Documents about the expenses for former prime minister Stephen Harper’s 2012 trip to India, approved for public release this year by the RCMP, have disappeared, and the Mounties believe they have “purged” the papers. 956 more words

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Varcoe: Two-stepping inside Alberta's beer market

Two items are regular staples during Stampede week: beer and the two-step.

The provincial government managed to do a little dance of its own this week on the booze front. 927 more words


@Kady: What does staying on as MP mean for Jason Kenney's leadership bid?

By the time he finally got around to delivering his big news, it wasn’t so much an announcement as a pro forma confirmation.

After months of increasingly coy non-denials, Jason Kenney finally acknowledged what multiple media outlets had been reporting for weeks: He would, indeed, be leaving the federal political scene to launch a bid for the leadership of the once-mighty Alberta PCs as his first step in uniting that province’s squabbling small-c conservatives under a single banner. 670 more words


TransLink's six-figure salary club grows to 596 people

A recently released TransLink report shows the number of people in the organization earning six-figure salaries has increased.

TransLink paid 596 people $100,000 or more last year, up 14 per cent from 2014 and 52 per cent over the past three years. 233 more words