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Failure to launch as artifacts found near lake

Failure to launch as artifacts found near lake

New Lac La Biche boat access digs into the past
Alberta 911 fees to increase in September

Alberta 911 fees to increase in September

The 911 levy is expected to bring in $41 million per year, half the cost of the upgrades, and municipalities will need to foot the bill for the other half.
Liberals, Bloc Quebecois join forces to pass revised assisted dying bill

Liberals, Bloc Quebecois join forces to pass revised assisted dying bill

The bill is intended to bring the law into compliance with a 2019 Quebec Superior Court ruling which struck down a provision that allows assisted dying only for intolerably suffering individuals whose natural death is "reasonably foreseeable."
Ottawa won't set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

Ottawa won't set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised in 2015 to lift all drinking-water advisories by this March. In December, Miller announced that deadline would be missed.
Next step on Alberta pension plan in spring, but no change without referendum: Kenney

Next step on Alberta pension plan in spring, but no change without referendum: Kenney

Treasury Department officials are currently studying the feasibility of Alberta going it alone on a provincial plan.
Alberta finance minister says final bill on defunct Keystone XL not 'materially' above $1.3B

Alberta finance minister says final bill on defunct Keystone XL not 'materially' above $1.3B

On Monday, Premier Jason Kenney told the house during question period that his government will sue the U.S. government to recoup the money under legacy rules tied to the old North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.
Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Julian says the Conservatives have adopted a strategy of blocking the government legislative agenda, no matter the bill – a strategy he fears is giving the Liberals an excuse to go to the polls arguing that they need a majority to get things done.
Unpaid oil, gas company taxes straining municipalities

Unpaid oil, gas company taxes straining municipalities

Shortfall would represent roughly three per cent tax increase for everyone else: Reeve
Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

Garth Frizzell, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, welcomed the funding as a way to speed up work in cities to replace diesel buses.
Eatery owners serve up wide-ranging opinions in COVID-19 debate

Eatery owners serve up wide-ranging opinions in COVID-19 debate

Enforcement of health orders has been a polarizing issue across Alberta.