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Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

At the centre of the churning controversy, which some have dubbed "buttergate," is Calgary food writer Julie Van Rosendaal, whose investigation into the issue has garnered international media attention.
Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

“These agreements will bring a new slate of premium journalism, including some previously paywalled content, to Facebook,” the statement said.
Pembina Pipeline posts $1.2 billion loss on petrochemical, LNG project impairments

Pembina Pipeline posts $1.2 billion loss on petrochemical, LNG project impairments

The Calgary-based company said in December it and joint venture partner Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait had decided to halt work on an integrated propane dehydration plant and polypropylene upgrading facility near Edmonton
Canadian small businesses rack up $135 billion in debt to survive pandemic: Report

Canadian small businesses rack up $135 billion in debt to survive pandemic: Report

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business said the average small business owner has accrued $170,000 in debt, with businesses in the hospitality, recreation and service sectors most indebted.
Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Government house leader Jason Nixon said recall legislation would allow for recalls in the government's current term.
'Serious concerns:' Alberta First Nations oppose coal expansion in Rocky Mountains

'Serious concerns:' Alberta First Nations oppose coal expansion in Rocky Mountains

Siksika consultation officer Scotty Many Guns said land in southwest Alberta is traditional Blackfoot territory that has been used for thousands of years. It remains a hunting ground, a garden of edible and ceremonial plants and a gathering site.
Frustration as Albertans clamour to book COVID-19 vaccines for senior family members

Frustration as Albertans clamour to book COVID-19 vaccines for senior family members

Health Minister Tyler Shandro said the website was temporarily overwhelmed when more than 150,000 people tried to get access to it. By mid-afternoon, 25,000 appointments had been booked.
Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Marius Oelschig won the grand prize from the Poetry Institute of Canada for his poem, "Fireflies"
Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Kenney says the budget will concentrate on getting Alberta past the pandemic and on rebuilding the economy that has seen businesses close and jobs lost during the health crisis.
MLA Jason Nixon's comments should prompt removal: NDP

MLA Jason Nixon's comments should prompt removal: NDP

It's unacceptable to have someone at the table undermining medical advice, said David Shepherd, NDP health critic