Reading Time: 2 minutesOn the eve of their party’s leadership vote, UCP interim leader Nathan Cooper was joined by Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and co-chair of the Alberta Jobs Taskforce and representatives from Restaurants Canada in Edmonton Friday for a press conference. Cooper’s conference was to highlight how Alberta’s restaurant industry is negatively impacted by federal and provincial policies he says are increasing costs for local businesses. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteSturgeon County earned another notch on its place-to-do-business belt by entering into a support agreement with Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation (CKPC), who are looking to build a $4 billion petrochemical complex in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesCongratulations to “The New Magnificent Seven”, winners of our latest civic election.
You now enter Stage 3 of your political journey, commonly referred to as “The Honeymoon Period” (Stage 1 being the Campaign and Stage 2 the Election itself). Over time, public service stints have evolved to allow successful aspirants approximately 100 days to ‘find their way’. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesSears Canada’s bankruptcy has refocused attention on the vulnerability of company pension plans.
Depending on how the affairs of the once-mighty retail chain are wound up, somewhere between 16,000 and 18,000 former and long-term employees risk losing a good chunk of the pensions they paid for over the years. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesBalzac will be the new home for Amazon’s latest fulfillment centre, creating 750 jobs. The online retail giant will build a 600,000 square foot facility where online orders are picked, packed and shipped to individual postal addresses.
Reading Time: 2 minutesFor the first time in more than two decades, the province has made significant changes to the Municipal Government Act (MGA), legislation that sets the rules for how local governments function and provide services to residents. Those wholesale changes to the MGA have now been proclaimed as law […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesWith the law that prescribes provincial and municipal services be rendered and received with one’s face uncovered, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has achieved the impossible. His Liberal government has reconciled the two opposite camps in the Quebec religious accommodation debate behind the notion that it is running a gong show. […]