Exshaw School to close due to lack of ‘viable federal funding agreement’: school division

Exshaw School will close at the end of June after federal government decided to cease funding First Nations students at the school. Related News Christopher MacPhee, superintendent at Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) confirmed to Global News Tuesday the decision…

Alberta’s climate plan factored into cabinet decision on new oilsands mine: Wilkinson

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 28, 2020 4:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says cabinet’s decision on a massive new oilsands mine in Alberta…

Some municipal politicians in Alberta fear partisan bent will be introduced into election campaigns

Municipal Affairs Minister Kaycee Madu confirmed at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) President’s Summit in Edmonton that the provincial government is considering changes with regard to how municipal elections are run. Those changes that could potentially be legislated this…

Canadian oil prices to improve, curtailment to end in 2020: forecast

Canadian crude oil prices are expected to strengthen and natural gas prices are expected to continue to improve into 2020, according to professional services company Deloitte Canada. “We’re really expecting 2020 to be a lot more constructive for oil and…

Alberta, Feds set to clash over cash for new rent supplement

Alberta is pushing back against the Trudeau Liberals’ expectation that provinces and territories pick up half the cost of a new rent supplement, asking instead to substitute federal funding for their own. The promised supplement was originally proposed as a…

Cutting pink tape: Alberta auto insurance cards going digital

Alberta drivers forever fumbling through their glove boxes for their insurance pink slip are being given a digital option. The province says as of now insurance companies can send the information electronically for drivers to use on their mobile devices.…

Kenney says Alberta’s carbon tax will die May 30

Alberta’s premier says the province’s carbon tax will no longer exist as of May 30. Jason Kenney says a bill to eliminate the Alberta levy is to be introduced next week when the legislature begins sitting. READ MORE: Alberta carbon…