Alberta

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Mar 21st, 2013
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According to MoneySense magazine’s annual Best Places to Live in Canada rankings, the city of Calgary is now Canada’s top city. The ranking is based on hard data such as employment, housing prices, crime, weather and household income. Calgary jumped from 14th in last year’s list, du...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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CBC Funding cuts are expected Thursday when Alberta’s Progressive Conservative government unveils a budget in the face of declining resource revenues. The budget is expected to be the toughest in years as Premier Alison Redford’s government grapples with an estimated $6-billion shortfall. While...
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Feb 26th, 2013
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Two men are in custody after a sheriff was wounded in the hand during a shooting inside a Whitecourt, Alta., courthouse northwest of Edmonton Tuesday morning. The shooting suspect, who was a prisoner at the courthouse, escaped with a second prisoner in a sheriff’s van, according to Kathlene Cam...
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Jun 29th, 2012
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A study conducted by the United Nations concluded that Canada was one of the top 10 refugee destinations in the world in 2011, receiving over 25,000 asylum applications. A large percentage of these individuals were forced to flee their native countries and become refugees due to deteriorating conditi...
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Jun 29th, 2012
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Ottawa is placing a temporary freeze on applications for two popular immigration programs that bring skilled foreign workers to Canada. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney told a Calgary business audience that a six-month moratorium is necessary to wade through an existing backlog of applications to th...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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EDMONTON – Three employees of an armoured vehicle company were shot and killed at the University of Alberta early Friday morning, Edmonton police confirm. A fourth victim is in hospital with critical injuries, said Staff Sgt. Erik Johnson with Edmonton police southwest division. Police were cal...
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Jun 10th, 2012
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Officials say they have a good handle on the oil that spewed into a central Alberta river and lake earlier this week from a ruptured pipeline. Stephen Bart, vice president of crude oil operations for Plains Midstream Canada, said crews have been working around the clock implementing their emergency r...
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Jun 5th, 2012
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The man killed in the deadly Eaton Centre shooting in Toronto that left six other people wounded apparently stabbed the suspect three months ago, CBC News has learned. Ahmed Hassan, 24, died in the Saturday evening shooting that plunged the landmark mall in downtown Toronto into chaos as thousands of...
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Apr 1st, 2012
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Article By: Phoenix Miles It’s no secret that women become less approachable and more emotional during PMS, but that’s not the end to the rollercoaster ride according to scientists who say that women are also more likely to have raunchier daydreams when they’re at their most fertile...
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Mar 19th, 2012
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Rafe MAIR To understand what I’m about to say, here is a map of the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Pipelines, a large Canadian company. The province of British Columbia, where I have lived all my life is where much of the action is. Canada is a federal state where provincial and the f...