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Sheldon Kennedy talks about new centre for sex abuse survivors coming to Lethbridge

Sheldon Kennedy stopped in Lethbridge Tuesday to share details about a forthcoming centre in the city that will focus on helping child sexual abuse survivors. 365 more words


University of Alberta gets $83M in infrastructure funding from province and feds

It was all smiles at the University of Alberta Thursday when the provincial and federal governments announced the school is getting $83 million in infrastructure funding. 223 more words


Alberta's infrastructure minister says any new capital spending a challenge

Alberta’s infrastructure minister said he wants to help towns and cities as much as possible, but there are limits with the provincial economy still deep in the red. 118 more words


Alberta PCs set rules for leadership race to replace former premier Jim Prentice

Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives have laid out the rules for their leadership contest, including retroactive finance disclosure and a rule forbidding candidates from doing anything that could harm the PC brand. 158 more words


Regulations for contentious Alberta farm safety legislation may be more than a year away

It could take another year or more before regulations are drafted to give teeth to controversial farm safety legislation that sparked raucous rallies and fractured relations between many in rural Alberta and the government. 466 more words

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What We Learned from the Fort McMurray Wildfire

The government calls it MWF-009.

Darby Allen, the regional fire chief of Wood Buffalo, calls it The Beast.

Regardless of what it’s called the Fort McMurray wildfire is erratic, unpredictable and extremely dangerous. 888 more words

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Update: Alberta government moves to repeal contentious aboriginal consultation bill

Alberta’s NDP government is repealing legislation that it once railed against as a noxious throwback to the paternalistic colonialism of yesteryear.

Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal Bill 22, the Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act. 451 more words

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