A new terminal providing additional rail capacity to Alberta’s Industrial Heartland has officially opened. Cando Rail Services announced Thursday the opening of Phase 1 of the Cando Sturgeon Terminal,located directly west of the CN Beamer Spur. The terminal, serviced by CN, can store up to 1,900 railcars in a loop-track system. […]
After nearly three years since the formation of the Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee, the City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County are pleased to announce that a final annexation agreement has been reached between the two municipalities. […]
Sturgeon County Council has decided to transition its role on the Regional Transit Services Commission (RTSC) to an advisory membership, effective immediately. That decision, the County says, will let the County weigh-in on key issues without a formalized voting or financial requirement. […]
Alberta reported another 154 of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 4850. Of that number, 1800 (37%) Albertans have recovered, and 80 (1.6%) have died, five of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
Alberta reported another 297 on Friday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 4017. Of that number, 1397 Albertans have recovered, and 72 have died, four of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation claims that Alberta politicians are paid too well and that their compensation should be cut, with the COVID-19 crisis being “a perfect time” to do so.
That’s according to a recently released commentary from the non-profit organization, which wants lower taxes and reduced government spending.
Alberta tested 3831 Albertans in the past 24 hours, 239 of whom have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total cases to date to 2397. Of those tested over the previous day, 6.2% tested positive. Nearly 70% of the province’s total cases to date are in the Calgary Zone. […]
Sturgeon County says it is reducing services and seasonal staff in response to the impact COVID-19 is having on operations. The decision followed a closed session of County Council Apr. 14 where Council looked at short and longer-term scenarios. Sturgeon County says the service and staffing adjustments will result in a $4.2 million expense reduction. […]
The Town of Morinville is looking to reopen channels for regional cooperation. At its regular meeting Tuesday, Council voted to reaffirm its participation in the Sturgeon Regional Partnership (SRP) committee and direct the Administration to advise the other members of the committee of this commitment.