National Column: Liberals seem more comfortable than ever

All governments live by a clock. It typically starts ticking loudly in the third year of a majority mandate, when there is still time to put in place the structural elements of a re-election platform. The next-to-last Liberal budget of the current Parliament begins to lift the veil on the ruling party’s pre-election mindset. […]

Arts & Culture

Servus and Town inviting public to sing along to Grease

Servus Credit Union and the Town of Morinville are partnering to present Sing-A-Long Grease at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Mar. 11. The event will include a screening of the 1978 film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John complete with on-screen lyrics as well as what organizers are calling other interactive fun. […]


Government support of partial upgrading tech a strong first step, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association says

The Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) said it is encouraged by Premier Notley’s announcement Monday of her government’s actions supporting the full-scale commercialization of partial upgrading technologies. […]


CFIB says small business holding their breath over changes to passive investment rules in federal budget

New survey results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) indicate small business owners remain concerned about the government’s proposed tax changes with almost two-thirds of respondents saying changes have caused them to rethink whether to continue being in business. […]


Province says Alberta’s India mission unlocks trade opportunities

While Prime Minister Trudeau was capturing all the headlines during lat week’s India trip, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier, along with a number of Alberta businesses and producers, met with a number of potential Indian investors, traders and government leaders during a seven-day trade mission. […]


National Column: Trudeau’s visit to India paved with good intentions

If apparel oft proclaims the man, then Polonius, who uttered those words in Hamlet, would have quite literally given our prime minister a dressing down this week. From the viewpoint of the Shakespearean character, Justin Trudeau would have broken the basic rules: his clothes were as costly as money could buy, but gaudy, too, proclaiming him unserious. […]