Business

Champion Petfoods makes Top 70 Employers for 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutesA defined benefit pension plan and health spending accounts are among the things that make Champion Petfoods LP one of the best employers in the province.

This week the Morinville-based company announced it was recently named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers of 2016. […]

Columns

National Column: New economic reality throws PM, Notley together

Reading Time: 3 minutesJustin Trudeau makes his most important domestic trip in his short life as prime minister this week when he heads to Alberta.

Prime ministerial visits are usually of the in-and-out variety. Trudeau will spend two days in Edmonton and Calgary, meeting with the oil industry and those providing social services in the province, then sit down with Premier Rachel Notley. […]

National News

New app helps users look up pesticide labels

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe feds launched a new free Pesticide Labels app Jan. 25 that will allow users to access registered Canadian pesticide labels.

As pesticide labels have important detailed instructions and warnings that must be followed to protect health and the environment, the government believes the mobile and tablet app will be beneficial by homeowners, farmers, and industry, as well as provincial and federal organizations look up specific pesticide label instructions with their phone or tablet. […]