Business

CFIB concerned about showrooming and online buying

Showrooming is the practice of shoppers visit local businesses to try out or learn about a product, then buying it from a big box store or online competitor. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) says it is a major problem for independent merchants heading into the busy Christmas season. […]

Province

Alberta’s justice system hiring an extra eight articling students

The Government of Alberta says it is strengthening the justice system by doubling the number of Crown articling students from eight to 16. Government articling students are law school graduates who gain practical experience performing some of the duties of Crown prosecutors. The province says it plans to increase the number to at least 20 by 2021. […]

Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports Shorts

Morinville strongman competitor Scott Wallace and his team were celebrating eight podium finishes this year at Crushers Supplements this past week, posing for a group shot.
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Province

Provincial legislation aims to recover opioid costs

The UCP say new legislation would help Alberta hold opioid manufacturers and wholesalers accountable for opioid-related health-care costs and damages. The Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act would enable Alberta to participate in B.C.’s proposed national class action suit against these opioid companies. […]