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Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget Thursday.

Some highlights from Alberta's new budget

EDMONTON — Highlights: Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget 2020-21 Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — A $6.8 billion deficit on revenues of $50 billion. — The budget deficit for 2019-20 year is $7.

Dates back to 2009: Calgary police lay charges in fraud involving semi-trucks

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have laid charges in an insurance fraud scheme believed to date back to 2009 and involving semi-trailer trucks.

Olson has two goals and an assist to lead Hitmen to 4-1 win over Ice

CALGARY — Kyle Olson scored twice and added an assist as the Calgary Hitmen downed the Winnipeg Ice 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Thursday afternoon.
'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

CALGARY — An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be the sexual assault of 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Husky Energy CEO blames regulatory process for end of Frontier oilsands mine

CALGARY — The shelving of the proposed $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine this week stems mostly from the length of time it took for it to win regulatory approval, says the CEO of oilsands producer Husky Energy Inc.
Nearly two years after opening, Calgary's New Horizon Mall is 50 per cent leased

Nearly two years after opening, Calgary's New Horizon Mall is 50 per cent leased

CALGARY — The New Horizon Mall just north of Calgary says it will finally exceed 50 per cent retail tenant occupation nearly two years after opening thanks to the addition of a family entertainment centre called Sky Castle.
Judge stays order forcing Alberta to make decision on oilsands project

Judge stays order forcing Alberta to make decision on oilsands project

CALGARY — A judge has issued a stay of a court order that required the Alberta government to make an immediate decision on a proposed oilsands project near Fort McMurray. Prosper Petroleum Ltd.
Calgary father convicted in toddler's death from staph infection granted parole

Calgary father convicted in toddler's death from staph infection granted parole

CALGARY — A Calgary father found negligent in the death of his 14-month-old son has been granted parole eight months into his sentence.