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Cando opens Sturgeon County rail terminal

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. […]

COVID-19

CTF calling on politicians at all levels to take pay cuts

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.
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COVID-19

Alberta COVID-19 Daily Update for Apr. 19

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. […]

COVID-19

Sturgeon County reducing services and seasonal staff

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. […]