The government says proposed legislation will make conditions safer at convenience stores and gas stations.
If passed, An Act to Protect Gas and Convenience Store Workers would amend the Occupational Health and Safety Code to include mandatory pre-payment for fuel. Violence-prevention plans would also become mandatory at retail fuel and convenience stores. […]
On 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. […]
Sturgeon 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. […]
Balzac 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.
For 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 […]
The province publicly released the Diploma Exam and Provincial Achievement Test scores and the updated Accountability Pillar Report this week, completing the overall report card for the district, which also includes measures that assess education quality and satisfaction levels within Greater St. Albert Catholic Division’s schools. The report highlights a rating of “Good” or “Excellent” in fourteen of fifteen standards. […]