Alberta government launches online survey about auto insurance system

With a growing number of Albertans raising concerns about their auto insurance and rising premiums, the provincial government is taking steps to get more public feedback on how the system can be improved. On Tuesday, the UCP announced it had…

Edmonton golf courses to serve food from restauranteurs behind Workshop Eatery, Woodshed Burgers

The City of Edmonton has made a move to keep things local by selecting the Robert Spencer Hospitality Group to run food operations at municipal local golf courses. The group, headed by chef Paul Shufelt, already runs two well-known Edmonton…

Pier 1 Imports closing all Canadian stores as it files for bankruptcy protection

By Dee-Ann Durbin The Associated Press Posted February 17, 2020 2:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. said Monday that it has filed for…

How to protect yourself when planning a funeral

This is Part 3 of a Global News investigation into Alberta’s funeral industry. To read Part 1, click here. To read Part 2, click here. Industry experts say asking questions is one way consumers can protect themselves when going through the funeral…

Edmonton’s Highlevel Diner launches new menu with carbon footprint info

An Edmonton non-profit that focuses on the environment has teamed up with Highlevel Diner to help the restaurant launch a new menu that includes carbon footprint levels. “I think now people are a little bit more mindful of what they’re…

Alberta premier Kenney’s letter to Trudeau says rejection of Teck Frontier project could be ‘boiling point’ for western alienation

February 11 2020 8:39am Alberta’s premier has penned a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, warning that the federal government’s rejection of the Teck Frontier mine project could be a tipping point for the province. Kendra Slugoski has the details.…

Is Canada’s alternative to a vehicle ‘lemon law’ working?

When Doug Ganshorn’s brand new vehicle started consuming oil, he knew he had a serious problem on his hands. Making matters worse, the B.C. resident says he was getting little help from the car manufacturer. “The level of frustration is…