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Kenney promises vote on equalization in 2021 if no pipeline progress

Kenney promises vote on equalization in 2021 if no pipeline progress

CALGARY — The leader of Alberta's United Conservatives is promising a referendum on equalization if there's no major progress on market-opening pipelines. Jason Kenney says if he becomes premier the matter would be put to voters on Oct.
Alberta Liberals would add seats for Indigenous MLAs, make juries representative

Alberta Liberals would add seats for Indigenous MLAs, make juries representative

CALGARY — Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan says he would improve child welfare, education and justice for Indigenous people if his party were to win the April 16 election.

Drug trafficking charges laid after employee detained at Alberta federal prison

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — Drug trafficking charges have been laid against a civilian staff member at an Alberta federal prison.
Notley promises more long-term beds for seniors during Lethbridge campaign stop

Notley promises more long-term beds for seniors during Lethbridge campaign stop

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Alberta's NDP leader says she would add more long-term beds for seniors if her government is re-elected. Rachel Notley made the announcement at a seniors centre in Lethbridge.
Alberta Party would add educational assistants, boost school support funding

Alberta Party would add educational assistants, boost school support funding

EDMONTON — Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel says if he were elected premier in the April 16 provincial election he would double the number of educational assistants in schools.

Man serving time for crimes that include killing flees Edmonton healing centre

EDMONTON — A man serving nearly nine years for manslaughter and one other crime has escaped from an Indigenous-run healing lodge in Edmonton.

Man serving time for crimes that include killing flees Edmonton healing centre

EDMONTON — A man serving nearly nine years for manslaughter and one other crime has escaped from an Indigenous-run healing lodge in Edmonton.
Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

CALGARY — Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight.
Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.
CP Rail designates first woman to head railway's board of directors

CP Rail designates first woman to head railway's board of directors

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway has selected the first woman to head the board of directors of the country's second-largest railway.