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20% off crop insurance for Alberta farmers

“This reduction from Alberta’s government and Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) will save farmers more than $55 million on their crop insurance premiums in 2021 and increase the competitiveness of Alberta farmers internationally.” – Devin Dreeshen […]

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Whisky Wednesday Column: Gretzky No. 99 Maple Cask

I have not been a big fan of the Wayne Gretzky No. 99 Whisky line of products. I’ve had two and neither have been a go-to whisky for me. But I was intrigued by their Maple Cask product and decided to grab a bottle to review. I was surprised. Although there are elements of it I do not care for, overall, it is a pretty decent drink. […]

Arts & Culture

Book Bites: Between The Covers Book Club

In this edition of Book Bites, Morinville Community Library Public Services Librarian Alliah Krahn talks about the library’s Between the Covers Book Club and the many great selections available each month. […]

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Column: Alberta RCMP gives fraud tips for online holiday shopping

It’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping, and during the pandemic, people have been doing more and more shopping online. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up this month, we would like to remind people to protect their personal and financial information when purchasing things online.
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Opinion: PST will cause pain but won’t fix the budget

Alberta’s finances are a mess. By the end of the year, Alberta will have the largest deficit in the province’s history coupled with a $100-billion debt tab. Almost like clockwork, some academics are recommending a provincial sales tax to pull the government out of its sea of red ink. […]