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Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

EDMONTON — The Alberta government, fresh off failed contract talks with doctors, is ending its long-standing master agreement with them and putting new rules in place in the spring.

Higher oilsands volumes drive beat as Inter Pipeline reports $100M Q4 income

CALGARY — Inter Pipeline Ltd. is crediting strong results from its oilsands transport system, as well as high utilization of its bulk petroleum storage assets, for fourth-quarter financial results that beat analyst expectations.

A list of changes Alberta is making to doctor rules, fees

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is implementing 11 changes to physician rules and fees starting April 1: Complex modifiers: These fees would mandate more time be spent with patients with complex needs, 25 minutes instead of 15, before an extra fee
Owner wrangles all but three bison on the lam in northwestern Alberta

Owner wrangles all but three bison on the lam in northwestern Alberta

HYTHE, Alta. — RCMP say all but three bison on the lam near a village in northwestern Alberta have been rounded up. The owner of the herd had been parked Tuesday evening at a service station in Hythe, Alta.
Portrait of the Coastal GasLink, a pipeline to divide a nation

Portrait of the Coastal GasLink, a pipeline to divide a nation

CALGARY — Opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline's planned route have brought rail traffic to a standstill with blockades in support of five Wet'suwet'en hereditary clan chiefs in B.C. who say it cannot proceed without their consent.
New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

CALGARY — Jessica Matten, the star of the new APTN series "Tribal," has lived a life that's prepared her to play the controversial chief of police tasked with investigating allegations of corruption on a reserve.
Counter-protesters demolish rail blockade

Counter-protesters demolish rail blockade

Protesters set up camp around 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
Winter doesn't put the brakes on this cyclist

Winter doesn't put the brakes on this cyclist

Despite snow and bitter cold (or both) Glenn Kubish stays on the road
Collision between tractor and truck claims man's life

Collision between tractor and truck claims man's life

Vancouver hobby photographer shares beautiful images of black bears (PHOTOS)

Vancouver hobby photographer shares beautiful images of black bears (PHOTOS)

“If I’ve changed one person's opinion about how precious and similar wildlife is to us humans, then I know I’ve done a good job today.”