City of Edmonton property tax notices are in the mail

Keep an eye on your mailbox, the City of Edmonton says all the property tax notices were mailed out on Tuesday. According to the city, a typical single-family home assessed at $399,500 will pay $3,628 in property taxes this year.…

Court orders nearly $13 million be paid to Grande Prairie hospital subcontractors

A court has ordered that nearly $13 million in Alberta government funds be paid to subcontractors and others involved in the building of a new hospital in Grande Prairie. In September, the province terminated a contract with Calgary-based Graham Construction,…

Grande Prairie chamber demands solution for unpaid sub-contractors, sub-trades in hospital construction

Some contractors working on the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital say they haven’t been paid for their services in nearly a year, according to a letter sent to the provincial government last week. The letter from the Grande Prairie and District…

‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator. Senator Doug Black tweeted Wednesday evening that the development…

Keyera stock gets boost after it green lights $1.3B Alberta liquids pipeline

Shares in Keyera Corp. rose by as much as nine per cent after it announced it will proceed with a long-anticipated $1.3-billion pipeline to bring natural gas liquids from northwestern Alberta to market. The Key Access Pipeline System is designed…

Onex’s purchase of WestJet prompts Moody’s credit ratings review for possible downgrade

Onex Corp.’s purchase of WestJet Airlines Ltd. has prompted Moody’s Investors Service to place two of the carrier’s credit ratings under review for possible downgrade. The rating agency says it expects Onex to download some of the $5-billion acquisition cost,…

Roadblocks ahead for Alberta drivers trying to get insurance: industry professionals

Alberta drivers are being cautioned about a possibly bumpy road ahead when it comes to insurance coverage. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) said due in part to a five per cent cap on auto insurance rate increases implemented by…

Meet the wealthy Canadian behind Onex and the deal to buy WestJet

The wealthy Canadian behind a deal to buy WestJet has a reputation for his stellar business acumen and owning a mansion among mansions in downtown Toronto, but a longtime family friend says the titan has not forgotten his humbler beginnings.…