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Albertans warned of power 'price spike'
The utilities consumer advocate warns the average homeowner in Alberta will see an increase of about $25 on next month's power bill.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Tory caucus approves changing definition of marriage to include same-sex unions
Move over Santa. An invasive species has hopped onto your turf. Yours is no longer the only lap where parents will perch their children for a photo.
Jimmy Carter joins Keystone opponents
Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. is proposing the $5.4-billion development, which would move heavy crude from northern Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Province 'confident' in financial stake in refinery project
Premier Dave Hancock said his PC government has backstopped the Sturgeon refinery project north of Edmonton because it is a viable development that won't become a white elephant like other initiatives the province supported in the past.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Alberta keeping its government planes despite more questionable Redford spending
Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says he won't scrap the government's fleet of airplanes despite new revelations of questionable use by his predecessor, Alison Redford.
Alberta legislature rally seeks return of basic math
Watch a video of Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies, a concerned parent and family doctor based in Calmar, Alberta, speaking to about 150 people who rallied outside the Alberta Legislature on Saturday April 12, 2014, demanding a return to more basic math in elementary schools.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Whitecourt Star
Curriculum redesign poses many questions
When it comes to Alberta Education's curriculum redesign, people seem to have a lot more questions than answers, including the trustees at the Northern Gateway School Division.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Airdrie City View
Alberta students tie for top place in country for computer-based problem-solving
On April 1, the Province issued a press release outlining the latest results from the Programme for International Student Assessment .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Former premier Stelmach says next Alberta Tory leader needs to be humble, modest
Former Alberta premier Ed Stelmach says the province's next Conservative leader needs to "be modest, be humble" and acknowledge that mistakes have been made.
MPs vote down gay-straight alliance motion
Albertan legislators voted down a motion that requires school boards to support the creation of gay-straight alliances in schools if students ask for them.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Alberta Tory MLA launches leadership-style tour, hasn't confirmed wants to lead
Tory legislature member Ken Hughes announced Wednesday he is planning a one-day tour of Alberta to discuss leadership issues, but wouldn't confirm he's running to be the next party leader.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Red Deer Advocate
Ken Hughes quits Alberta cabinet, expected to run to be PCs leader
Ken Hughes stepped down as Alberta's municipal affairs minister Monday and is expected to soon launch a bid for the leadership of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservative party.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Dinning is out: Our weekly roundup of Alberta Tory leadership race news
As the Progressive Conservative leadership race heats up, the Journal will bring you a weekly roundup of the major developments ahead of the first ballot, set for Sept.
Thomson: New captain steering same course
Except for a few sticks of furniture and some light fixtures, it's like Whoville after the Grinch stole Christmas.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Activists Rally Before Hearing on Oil Pipeline
The pipeline now carries 450,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil daily through a corner of North Dakota, across Minnesota to Superior, Wis.
The Winnipeg Free Press
No one waiting in the Alberta Conservative wings
For a province that prides itself on 43 years of stable government, Alberta finds itself embroiled in its third leadership crisis in less than 10 years.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
PC leadership race won't slow province's projects, says Hancock
Premier Dave Hancock insists a change at the top of the Progressive Conservative party won't slow down the province's plans to spend millions of dollars on measures designed to prevent or mitigate the next big flood in Alberta.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Scott Tannas says he won't be running for PC leadership
A website aimed at drafting Tannas for the Tory leadership - and the job of Alberta premier - went up a week ago but on Monday morning the senator issued a statement saying he would not run.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Your Turn: Know facts behind pipeline expansionsYour Turn: Know facts ...
Your Turn: Know facts behind pipeline expansions on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/03/29/turn-know-facts-behind-pipeline-expansions/7038535/ Beginning in 1973, headlines announcing the results of a meeting of OPEC ministers often sent shock waves through the American economy.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Does Education Minister Jeff Johnson have it right about our international results in math?
Johnson says Alberta's international math results are "tremendously positive." But a leading assessment expert says overall PISA results show something is "fundamentally wrong" with Alberta's school system Education Minister Jeff Johnson is downplaying the weaker results of Alberta students on the Programme for International Student Assessment math ... (more)