‘You are the victims but we are all the losers’: Calgary conference discusses Alberta’s place in Confederation

Around 700 people attended a one-day conference in Calgary on Saturday to discuss Alberta’s place in the Confederation. The Value of Alberta conference was hosted by Alberta Proud. One of the speakers was Joe Oliver, who was finance minister in…

Feds to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

The federal government is studying the best options for Indigenous communities to reap economic benefits from the Trans Mountain pipeline but Ottawa is not planning to sell the project while legal and political risks remain. The Supreme Court of Canada…

Edmonton tech CEO calls out Alberta government for lack of support at Las Vegas tech show

The CEO of an Edmonton-based tech company says the Alberta government missed a huge opportunity by not sending a representative to a major electronics trade show earlier this month. Related News TIQ Software CEO Jason Suriano attended the Consumer Electronics…

Edmonton tech company disappointed by lack of provincial support at Consumer Electronics Show

January 17 2020 9:58am The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcases the best of the best in technology. But for one Edmonton company, it was a disappointment due to the lack of support from the province. TIQ Software CEO…

Finance Minister Bill Morneau finds ‘alignment’ at pre-budget roundtable in Calgary

There was “more alignment” than expected with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau at a pre-budget roundtable with the Business Council of Alberta on Thursday, according to the group’s president. But economic fear that has boosted separatist sentiment in Alberta will…

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline case

January 16 2020 5:41pm The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday dismissed an appeal by British Columbia of a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that the province couldn’t impose any restrictions on the contents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.…

Most of Canada’s housing market likely to be fertile ground for bidding wars in 2020

Canadians hoping to buy a house in 2020 better brace themselves for limited choice and plenty of competition, the latest housing market data suggests. While conditions remain ho-hum in the Prairies and Newfoundland and Labrador, in the rest of the…

Alberta legislature will convene Feb. 25 for 2nd session

Posted January 15, 2020 6:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The second session of the 30th Alberta legislature will convene on Feb. 25 and the government is promising an “ambitious”…

Fort McMurray condo owners left in the lurch after insurance company drops building

A condo complex in Fort McMurray has been left without building insurance after it was rejected by numerous companies due to previous claims. Lougheed Estates is a 227-unit building in the north area of Fort McMurray that was built in…