Calgary city hall never sent convicted sex offenders or other violent convicts to test ride-share company Uber’s vetting of drivers, Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart said Friday in an effort to clear the air over Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s impromptu comments. 510 more words
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Saskatchewan’s premier wants $6.3 million in federal funds to help support settlement efforts for roughly 1,100 Syrian refugees.
While school boards have embraced the call for funding, some say the province could be doing more. 541 more words
The Alberta government is moving to fix one of the great taxation inequities in the province.
Rachel Notley’s government will soon propose changes to more fairly share $1.9 billion in industrial taxes between the province’s cash-poor towns and cities and its cash-rich counties. 738 more words
Credit ratings agency Moody’s isn’t going to budge on the credit downgrade it handed Alberta recently, and Joe Ceci doesn’t know when the province might see its pristine AAA rating restored. 372 more words
A new federal directive will require railway operators to provide more data on the shipments of dangerous goods that travel through Canadian cities.
Protective Direction 36, which came into effect Thursday, calls for railways to share more information with municipalities and first responders to help them with emergency planning and risk assessment. 176 more words