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From wastewater to profit: Alberta tech company helps communities transform wastewater into revenue

Like so many small municipalities, Ponoka, Alta. faces a growing problem every time one of its approximately 7,200 citizens flushes the toilet.

The community—about an hour’s drive south of Edmonton—relies on a lagoon to store and treat its wastewater. 641 more words

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Daffodil Mile In Bloom

It’s been a long, hard winter. Sometimes this feels not like April 21, but January 111th.

Don’t tell that to the daffodils. Willowbrook’s famed “Daffodil Mile” is now in full bloom. 107 more words

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Strike at CP Railway postponed, commuter and freight service to continue

CALGARY — A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company’s final offers, just hours before they were set to walk off the job. 312 more words

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New Faces New Places: A cafe built for children... and their parents

Creating a business that provides a fun play space for kids and a relaxing, laid-back atmosphere for parents can be a tough balancing act, but for the Learn and Play Café it’s all about the details. 338 more words

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New Faces New Places: Longtime community thrift shop moves into bigger and better space

The YWCA’s Opportunity Shop has been a fixture in Saskatoon for the last 55 years, but as it continued to grow, the organization decided it was finally time to make the move into a larger space. 404 more words

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Brooks: Best honoured at BILD Calgary Region Awards

More than 1,200 guests donned their finest April 14 to attend what is known as the Academy Awards of the Calgary area residential construction industry. The BILD (Building Industry and Land Development) Calgary Region Awards — formerly known as the SAM (Sales and Marketing) Awards saluted the best with 58 awards in 11 categories. 810 more words

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Saskatchewan government flushes proposal to ban excrement storage in mines

The provincial government refused to implement a proposed regulation, brought forward by unhappy potash miners, that would have prohibited the storage of human excrement in large pits deep underground. 399 more words

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