Alberta Review Board chairwoman resigns; says she received no government support

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 5:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The chairwoman of the Alberta Review Board said she has decided to resign after months…

Alberta opposition leader ousted from legislature hasn’t decided when she’ll return

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 2:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says she hasn’t decided when she will return to the…

Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

Alberta’s United Conservative government is firing the province’s election commissioner, but says it’s not because he is investigating the party and has fined it more than $200,000. Finance Minister Travis Toews says the decision to end Lorne Gibson’s contract is…

6 ways to cut your auto insurance rate

Alberta drivers are bracing for auto insurance rate hikes in the double-digits after the UCP government cancelled a cap on rate increases. The Insurance Bureau of Canada has some suggestions for fighting rising rates: 1. Shop around  “There are 45…

Most of Ottawa’s $1.6B bailout for Alberta oil and gas industry has been handed out

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 15, 2019 1:43 pm Updated November 15, 2019 1:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s $1.6-billion bailout package for Alberta’s battered oil industry…

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…

Alberta Opposition calls for auditor general to review travel spending by Kenney’s office

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 4:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Opposition in Alberta is asking the auditor general to review travel spending by Premier…

Province asks for proof of red tape; Edmonton supplies 4 pages of examples

If you think there are spools and spools of red tape imposed on Edmonton City Hall, you’re not alone. A report released Thursday and heading to Edmonton City Council’s executive committee Monday details four pages’ worth of things the city…

Commercial cannabis producers in Alberta to start paying property taxes

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 13, 2019 1:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Municipalities in Alberta are to get a new source of revenue next year when commercial…

Imperial ‘scurrying’ to ramp up crude-by-rail but uninterested in rail contracts

Imperial Oil Ltd. is “scurrying” to quickly ramp up crude-by-rail shipments from its Edmonton terminal to take advantage of improved profitability caused by the Keystone pipeline spill in North Dakota, CEO Rich Kruger said Tuesday. But the company has little…