Unemployment in Alberta soared to its highest rate in more than 22 years last month, even as economists continued to point to signs of a modest recovery heading into 2017.
A Liberal MP is in an uncomfortable position regarding the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion's approval, and today has opened his office doors to face public concerns.
A rally at the Alberta legislature Saturday is expected to draw critics of the NDP government's proposed carbon tax. The rally, called "Families for Saving Alberta," is hosted by The Rebel conservative media organization.
From solar charging storage for electric buses in Grande Prairie, to new buses for Red Deer, to big investments paving the way for Calgary's Green Line LRT, the federal and provincial governments loosened the purse strings for transit on Saturday.
Cargo vessel Manolis L. sank in 1985 with over 500 tonnes of fuel and diesel on board. The coast guard's regional director, Anne Miller, said a recent survey indicated 'the vessel is stable on the bottom and the structural integrity of the vessel is sound.