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As time ticks by, my Mom has been waiting over two years to access a promising new drug. She is only sixty years old, mother to three and grandmother to six. In Canada there are significant roadblocks regarding access to treatments which means that she, like so many others, could die while waiting for access to a drug that could give her substantially more time with her family.
A new hospital, new schools and more money for seniors.
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In April, the Alaska Highway News filed an access to information request for a list of the direct award contracts signed during the first stages of the Site C dam construction. The contracts ranged in value from $30,373 to $900,000, but that's only for the awards the utility disclosed.
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I still wasn't fully prepared for what I experienced during my visit last week. I'm a professional forester and I've seen my fair share of forest fires up close. Still, the vastness of this fire and extent of damage in an urban area was sad, sobering and more than a little eerie.
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The maps will show a high-level satellite overview of the city's status.
The combination of worsening economic conditions and the government's refusal to change course on spending means Alberta will rack up debt more quickly, with a projected budget deficit of $28.9 billion over the next three years. For context, that's roughly 50 per cent more than currently sits in the Heritage Fund, a "nest egg" that took decades to build.
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The province is reviewing its media policies.
The contracts will be posted to the public online and updated on a quarterly basis.
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A budget was introduced, but never passed, by Jim Prentice's government before it was defeated by Notley.
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"It's absolutely the worst that we've seen the 21 years that I've been doing this."
"We were able to confirm the frequency, duration and nature of the manipulations were a clear departure from the approved process and objective of open procurement."
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The Alberta government says people are taking a risk if they use ride-sharing services such as Uber.
WINNIPEG - Alberta's new environment minister says the province is still consulting on its climate change strategy, just days before a much-anticipated announcement on the issue is expected.Shannon Ph...
Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party is urging Premier Rachel Notley's NDP not launch its new era Monday by spending billions of dollars with little explanation.