Calgary businesses fearful as more auto insurers implement rate hikes

As the list of insurers planning to hike premiums for Alberta drivers continues to pile up, some businesses are becoming more worried about the development. Erika Blair is one of the franchise owners of Driving Miss Daisy, a car service…

Calgary-based Crescent Point Energy selling Saskatchewan midstream gas assets for $500M

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 8:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Oil and gas producer Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it is selling Saskatchewan midstream assets…

Community Peace Officers trained and ready to patrol Lethbridge solo

Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) has now fully trained its nine Community Peace Officers (CPOs) and, as of Thursday, they are patrolling the downtown streets solo. “It’s very, very exciting,” said Sgt. Mike Williamson, who has managed the CPO program since…

Siksika First Nation shares success of mobile opioid team at Indigenous harm reduction forum

A first-of-its-kind forum focussing on harm reduction for Indigenous communities saw health care professionals, researchers and First Nation members come together Thursday at the Grey Eagle Resort. The aim was to share an open dialogue about developing strategies from within…

NDP questions sole-source contract linked to Alberta public inquiry

NDP MLA Heather Sweet would like Alberta’s ethics commissioner to review a sole-source contract given to Dentons by the public inquiry being headed by Commissioner Steve Allan, whose son is a partner in the law firm. The contract, which is…

79 mayors, U.S. Congress wade into publisher’s limit on eBooks for libraries

Public libraries across North America continue to fight against a major multi-national publisher’s new eBook restrictions. Dozens of elected officials are now part of the debate. “Urban Libraries Council, in partnership with the Canadian Libraries Council, has brought forward a…

‘Harvest from hell’: Alberta farmers demanding action from government

Alberta farmers are asking for aggressive action from the government on serious economic hardships following this year’s “harvest from hell.” Poor harvest conditions, trade disputes and a looming federal carbon tax are all weighing on the agriculture industry. Farmer David…

‘Harvest from hell’: Alberta farmers demanding action from government

Alberta farmers are asking for aggressive action from the government on serious economic hardships following this year’s “harvest from hell.” Poor harvest conditions, trade disputes and a looming federal carbon tax are all weighing on the agriculture industry. Farmer David…

Business groups cautious about idea of Alberta provincial pension plan

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 4:17 pm Updated November 14, 2019 4:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An executive with the Retail Council of Canada says…