Governments Should Not Set the Minimum Wage

Governments Should Not Set the Minimum Wage

Yanick Labrie  07. 8.2015
Alberta's Jobs Minister Lori Sigurdson announced at the end of June that the new government would be raising the province's hourly minimum...
Tough Time In Alberta, But Recession Not Expected: Crown Bank

Tough Time In Alberta, But Recession Not Expected: Crown Bank

CP  07. 7.2015
CALGARY - Alberta's Crown-owned bank says the province's economy remains in the doldrums, but it is not expecting a recession this year.ATB...
Public Could End Up Paying For Oilsands Cleanup: AG

Public Could End Up Paying For Oilsands Cleanup: AG

CP  07. 6.2015
Current rules allow companies to calculate their own cleanup liabilities, subject to government audit.
Alberta Records $1 Billion Surplus

Alberta Records $1 Billion Surplus

CP  06.30.2015
The extra revenue came from diverse sources, including more tax money and higher-than-expected investment income.
Alberta Minimum Wage Goes Up, To Hit $15 Per Hour By 2018

Alberta Minimum Wage Goes Up, To Hit $15 Per Hour By 2018

CP  06.29.2015
EDMONTON - Alberta, one of the lowest payers of minimum wage in Canada, is becoming one of the highest.Jobs Minister Lori Sigurdson announced...
Two Big Carbon Emitters Give Thumbs Up To Alberta's New Rules

Two Big Carbon Emitters Give Thumbs Up To Alberta's New Rules

CP  06.25.2015
"Not only is it the right thing to do, it's the right time to do it,."
No Shortage Of Luxury Homes For Sale In Calgary

No Shortage Of Luxury Homes For Sale In Calgary

Michelle Butterfield  06.21.2015
Low oil prices, and uncertainty about the government, means more high-end homes are hitting the market.
Massive Oilsands Mine Up And Running Ahead Of Schedule

Massive Oilsands Mine Up And Running Ahead Of Schedule

CP  06.16.2015
It is expected to eventually produce 110,000 barrels of crude a day, doubling Kearl's target capacity.
World's Biggest 'Oil Worker' Pops Up In Calgary

World's Biggest 'Oil Worker' Pops Up In Calgary

Rhianna Schmunk  06.10.2015
The six-storey man is made entirely out of shipping containers.
These Work Camps Are Nicer Than Some Apartments

These Work Camps Are Nicer Than Some Apartments

Andree Lau  06.10.2015
Each fully furnished 980 sq.-ft. suite has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and in-suite laundry.
100 Canadian, U.S. Scientists Call For Halt To Oilsands Projects

100 Canadian, U.S. Scientists Call For Halt To Oilsands Projects

CP  06.10.2015
A group of 100 leading Canadian and U.S. scientists has issued an urgent call for a moratorium on new oilsands development and listed 10...
Tim Hortons, What Were You Thinking?!

Tim Hortons, What Were You Thinking?!

Cody Battershill  06. 8.2015
The Ontario-based coffee retailer made popular by unpretentious, family-loving, hard-working resource employees from Prince Rupert, B.C....
Wall Uses Alberta To Leverage Sask. In Big Oil Pitch

Wall Uses Alberta To Leverage Sask. In Big Oil Pitch

CP  06. 4.2015
WEYBURN, Sask. - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is using the NDP's pending royalty review in Alberta to pitch his province to the oil industry.In...
Alberta Minimum Wage Hike Debate Heats Up

Alberta Minimum Wage Hike Debate Heats Up

CP  06. 4.2015
CALGARY - John Batas, the owner of Michael's Restaurant & Pizza in Calgary, is blunt in his assessment of the Alberta government's plan...