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Alberta failed to meet flu immunization goals last season; sets new targets – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2015 By John Cotter THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Alberta failed to meet its flu immunization goals last season and is setting new targets for its upcoming campaign. Alberta Health Services says about 30 per cent of people rolled up their sleeves for a free flu shot between last September and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015359 Views

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Odour issues in Alberta

Sept. 22, 2015 There has been a recent surge of odour and air quality concerns in northern Alberta associated with the expansion of oilsands development. The specific cause of these odours varies in different regions, but the concern from the public is the same: the odours reduce residents’ quality of life, and in some cases […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015308 Views

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Suncor tightens grip on Fort Hills oil sands project – Mining.com

September 21, 2015 Suncor (TSX:SU), Canada’s largest energy company, boosted its stake in the Fort Hills oil sands project, located Alberta’s Athabasca region, after paying $310 million to partner Total E&P Canada for an additional 10% interest in the venture. Total E&P Canada, a subsidiary of French firm Total SA, which will retain a 29.2% […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015309 Views

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The AER Responding to a Natural Gas Well Blowout near Fox Creek

Calgary, AB (Sep 21, 2015)… The Alberta Energy Regulator is responding to a natural gas well blowout approximately 18 km west of Fox Creek. On September 21, 2015, Encana notified the AER of a natural gas well blowout flowing natural gas and condensate. The well is licenced for hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and portable air monitoring […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015293 Views

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Fraser Institute News Release: Regulatory Delays in B.C.’s LNG Industry Could Cost the Economy More Than $20 Billion a Year in Lost Export Revenues

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 22, 2015) – Unless BC’s regulatory process for the liquefied natural gas industry is streamlined, the province risks losing out on billions of dollars in export revenues, concludes a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. The study, LNG Exports from British Columbia: The Cost […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015335 Views

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Métis excluded from consultation on provincially regulated projects in Alberta – CBA

Alberta is home to the largest Métis population in Canada – more than 96,865 people – and is the only province with a Métis land base entrenched in provincial statute.1 Still, the Government of Alberta does not have a Métis consultation policy. This omission is significant, as the vast majority of energy-related projects, including in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015298 Views

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Suncor Energy to acquire additional working interest in Fort Hills oil sands project

Press Releases CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 21, 2015) – Suncor Energy today announced that it has agreed to purchase an additional 10 per cent working interest in the Fort Hills oil sands project from Total E&P Canada Ltd., for total aggregate consideration of $310 million at the time of announcement. As a result of this transaction, Suncor’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015553 Views

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Acquisition by Auryn Resources Inc. Approved by Shareholders of North Country

Press Releases September 18, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta – North Country Gold Corp. (TSX‑V: NCG) (“North Country”) and Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX‑V:AUG, OTCQX:GGTCF) (“Auryn”) are pleased to announce that the plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”), pursuant to which Auryn will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of North Country (“North Country Shares”), was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015478 Views

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2015 Western Canadian Music Award Winners Announced

September 20, 2015, Victoria, BC: It’s been an incredible weekend of music in Victoria with BreakOut West and Rifflandia Festival coming together to produce the most music Victoria has ever seen in one weekend! “Our volunteers, staff, artists, delegates, partners and sponsors have done so much to make this year’s BreakOut West a memorable experience […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015522 Views

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Nechi Institute Invitation to attend a Community Gathering

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta has made a significant commitment to Indigenous Health.  Nechi Institute has attended information gathering meetings and in support of the Indigenous Health Initiatives Program. The Indigenous Health Initiatives Program was initiated in 1988 under the name Aboriginal Health Careers Program.  Since that time, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015298 Views

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