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Premier reverses decision to close Calgary Young Offender Centre

May 28, 2015 Young offenders in Calgary and southern Alberta will stay in custody in Calgary to receive rehabilitative education services. Alberta’s new government is reversing the decision to close the Calgary Young Offender Centre. As a result, the centre will keep youth from Calgary and southern Alberta at the centre instead of moving them […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015208 Views

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Wildfire update #2

May 28, 2015 Current facts on the wildfires in Northern Alberta. Fire update: Thursday, May 28 at 2pm In the last 24 hours there have been 22 new wildfires. Currently, Alberta has 42 wildfires: 10 are out of control, nine are being held and 23 are under control. Since April 1, 728 fires and 29,702 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015204 Views

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NCSG Closes Deal with B&G Crane

NEW ORLEANS, LA May 27, 2015 – NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation (“NCSG”) and its investor group led by TriWest Capital Partners, Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (“ATRF”), NCA Partners (“NCA”), and NCSG management announced today that a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of NCSG, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Holdings Inc., has closed the previously […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015169 Views

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Wildfire spreads closer to Canada’s oil sands: hundreds evacuated – Mining.com

May 28, 2015 Canadian firefighters are trying to control a massive wildfire in northern Alberta, which has spread into the oil sands area, threatening several operations and keeping about 10% of production offline. As of Wednesday night, there were 63 fires burning in Alberta and 13 were considered to be out of control. They have prompted […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015186 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Understanding Aboriginal Identity

Credits: BearPaw Legal Published on May 1, 2015 Understanding Aboriginal Identity explores the complex issue of self-identification for Aboriginal people. Today, Aboriginal identity remains inextricably linked with past government legislation and the continued stereotyping of Aboriginal people in the media and Canadian history. From a Metis farm in rural Alberta, to the offices of Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2015439 Views

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Blood Tribe looks to tackle fentanyl crisis on southern Alberta reserve – CBC

May 27, 2015 Record number of deaths force band members to come together to tackle fentanyl abuse Dr. Susan Christenson slips a pill containing the drug Suboxone under her 31-year-old patient’s tongue. The woman, who we will call T to protect her privacy, is a resident of Kainai Nation west of Lethbridge. The Blood Tribe member is addicted to fentanyl […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015230 Views

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Newly Named Kinistinaw Park to Transform The Quarters Downtown

May 27, 2015 The City of Edmonton Naming Committee has approved the name “Kinistinâw Park” for the new park planned for The Quarters Downtown. The name in Plains Cree means “us three.” Kinistinâw Park will be built along the Armature (96 Street) and will help connect the street to Louise McKinney Park and the River […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015186 Views

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PwC’s 6th Annual Energy Visions report looks at Canada’s oil and gas industry and the current reality of energy abundance

PwC Releases 6th Annual Energy Visions Report CALGARY, May 28, 2015 — Today at its 6th annual Energy Visions Business Forum in Calgary, Alberta, PwC released Compete, Survive or Prosper? The report combines insights from interviews with numerous Canadian oil and gas industry experts to examine Canada’s prospects to endure the current industry realities. Experts […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015157 Views

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Wildfire update

May 27, 2015 Current facts on the wildfires in Northern Alberta. Fire update In the last 24 hours there have been 33 new wildfires. Currently, Alberta has 63 wildfires: 13 are out of control, 14 are being held, 35 are under control and 1 has been turned over to the responsible party. Since April 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015235 Views

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Swearing-in Ceremony Speech: Premier Rachel Notley

“A new chapter in the story of Alberta.” Check against delivery Chief Justice, distinguished guests, valued colleagues, and Albertans from across our great province. Welcome to the Legislative Assembly. Welcome to the first day of Alberta’s new government! As I stand here on the steps of your Legislature — the front doors of which are […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2015289 Views

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