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Selinger to promise more money for roads in throne speech: reports

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government will deliver its final throne speech Monday afternoon before next April’s election.

Premier Greg Selinger hasn’t given any advance details, but CJOB News is reporting the speech will focus on more funding for Manitoba roads. 79 more words


Albertans divided over provincial budget, but support job creation program: poll

CALGARY – A new poll suggests Albertans are divided when it comes to whether or not they support the government’s 2015 provincial budget.

The poll from Mainstreet Technologies, released on Monday, asked over 3,000 Albertans if they approve or disapprove of the new budget released last week; 43 per cent said they did not approve, 31 per cent said they did and a further 26 per cent said they weren’t sure. 262 more words


Alberta mulling over Syrian refugee numbers

CALGARY – Alberta’s premier says the province will accept more Syrian refugees as part of the incoming federal government’s plan to bring in 25,000 by the end of the year. 191 more words



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People can bitch and complain about how our NDP government “sucks ass” or that they don’t support the oil patch.. 283 more words


Big deficit, bigger debt: Alberta goes on spending spree to spur stalled economy

Alberta will try to spend its way out of an economic downturn with a provincial budget that projects a $6.1-billion deficit, hikes sin taxes and calls for billions in new debt. 1,446 more words

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Alberta won't renew contract of chief addiction and mental health officer

Alberta’s chief addiction and mental health officer is concerned about a lack of experts in the government’s health department after being told his contract will not be renewed at the end of the month, making him the second high-profile provincial physician to vacate his post this year. 572 more words


'Anonymous Calgary' rally against abuse of children in child protective services

WATCH ABOVE: The hacktivist group “Anonymous” organized a rally at City Hall in Calgary demanding action over the mounting number of children who have died in the custody of child protective services. 438 more words