Province

Government to allow private enterprise to sell cannabis

Private enterprise will be able to sell cannabis in Alberta, but online sales will be under government control, the government announced Thursday.

Following months of public engagement, the province is moving forward with legislation it says would manage legalized cannabis in Alberta with health and safety top of mind. […]

Business

Municipalities get relief on uncollectable tax

Municipalities collect education property taxes on behalf of the province through their municipal property tax system. Oil and gas facilities are taxed until there is an abandoned status on the records of the Alberta Energy Regulator. Once abandoned, no assessment is prepared. This government says this process can take several years during which the municipality is required to remit education property tax. […]