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New wildfire regulations kick in Friday and the province is reminding Albertans to take precautions to prevent forest fires. “Last fall, we passed important legislation to help deter unsafe behaviour and give our wildland firefighters more tools to keep Albertans and their communities safe," said Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, in a news release Thursday afternoon. "These strengthened regulations send a clear message that we all share a responsibility to help prevent wildfires.”

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The downturn in Alberta’s economy has been linked to the increase in crime across the province, and every area is feeling the impact. It’s why...

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Morinville placed 22nd out of 29 communities during this year's FortisAlberta Earth Hour Challenge, having consumed 5.3 per cent more electricity than the Saturday before.

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Wildrose MLA for Bonnyville – Cold Lake Scott Cyr expressed concern Tuesday over Monday's Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission's (AGLC) release promoting slot machine gambling.

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Between now and late September Albertans will be able to compete for a chance to attend a million dollar event in Las Vegas.

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The Government of Alberta announced Thursday morning it plans to fully twin the Highway 15 corridor between Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan.

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Glenn van Dijken, MLA for Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, was the Rotary Club of Morinville's guest speaker on Wednesday.

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The Opposition Wildrose launched a new initiative Wednesday. The Alberta Crime Task Force will see the party consult directly with Albertans about the state of the province's justice system.

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The NDP announced a three-year $12 million investment it says would safeguard water resources by providing grants for watershed planning and advisory councils and the Alberta Water Council.

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The Government of Alberta says it plans to invest $500 million in 26 school projects as part of Budget 2017 in order to improve access to education and create an estimated 6000 jobs.