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Journal of Commerce
School board asks for traditional procurement
The Calgary Board of Education has asked the Alberta government to use a traditional design-bid-build approach for new school construction, due to worries about delays with the public-private partnership process.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wheat board could have helped move grain, NDP MP Pat Martin says
A colder-than-usual winter means trains can't haul as many cars, making it harder to transport grain from Prairie farms following a bumper crop last fall.
St. Albert Gazette
Champion Petfoods wins award for exports
Morinville-based Champion Petfoods took home a 2014 Alberta Chambers of Commerce Business Award of Distinction last week.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Edmonton set to work on eliminating poverty in 10 years
Edmonton wants to join the province and several other Alberta municipalities in a push to eliminate local poverty over 10 years.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Hope vs. Death:Alberta legislature to resume with existential debate on debt
Alberta politicians return to work Monday at the legislature to resume what is becoming an annual political-existential debate over the definition of debt.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
ICIS Chemical Business Americas
Market outlook: Mega plants are the 1st phase of the Methanol Economy
With 10 new methanol "mega plants" being planned in the US, the world may be seeing the first phase of the Methanol Economy as imagined by George Olah The first phase of Nobel prize-winning chemist George Olah's big idea about methanol began materialising a few years ago in Canada, when Methanex restarted a mothballed plant in Medicine Hat, ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Nephew's long search for soldier uncle finally over
Lawrence Gordon, a Medicine Hat lawyer, has finally found the remains of his great uncle who fought in the Second World War.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Platinum Communications Shares for Services
Calgary, Alberta CANADA, February 24, 2014 /FSC/ - Platinum Communications Corporation today announced that subject to approval from the TSX Venture Exchange Inc. , it has agreed to issue 66,666 common shares to a consultant of Platinum, in consideration of certain past services provided to Platinum.
Hockey player hits the ice and the small screen
Photo courtesy of Tracey Hill With Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada's National Women's Hockey Team giving chase, Carter Hill of the Medicine Hat Midget AAA Tigers moves the puck into Canada's zone during the second period of the National Women's Team Midget Series game in January.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Pre-budget town halls show people feeling squeezed: NDP
Albertans are feeling squeezed by rising costs and the provincial government's "attack" on the standard of living for families, says Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Speakers announced for safety seminar
The speakers have been finalized for the annual South East Environmental Safety Seminar, which will be taking place on Wednesday, March 19 at the Saskatchewan Energy Training Institute.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Taber Co-op tip of expansion iceberg
Medicine Hat Co-op is expanding to Taber as the co-operative grocery brand continues to grow across Western Canada.
Regina Leader Post
Girl sets her sights on Olympics after specialized Edmonton surgery ends lifetime of pain
For years, the main relief 13-year-old Lauren Miner had from the agony in her stomach was getting in the pool for a swim.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
No one at wheel to manage risk, performance on public sector pensions: auditor
The auditor general says no one is at the wheel when it comes to monitoring risk and performance in Alberta's public sector pension plans.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Rail shipping delays affecting grain prices across province
Rail shipping delays across Western Canada that have impacted grain prices for producers are being addressed by the federal government through a series of initiatives aimed at getting shipments back on track.
Alberta in no rush to close temporary neighbourhood following floods: Minister
The oilsands, Canada's biggest industry, make an economic contribution to the country that in 2012 was far greater than Saskatchewan's, a new study has determined.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
First Train Load of Sand Arrives for Processing at Victory Nickel's Seven Persons Plant
Two additional railcar lots are in transit to Alberta and the Company expects it will soon be in a continuous-supply mode with delivered tonnages of sand increasing as full production is achieved at the 500,000 ton-per-year 7P Plant.