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Best-in-class: Canada’s most efficient pickup trucks for 2023

Driving 17 Mar 2023
Article content. Canadians love their pickup trucks. A quick stroll through just about any parking lot, particularly in rural areas or the whole of provinces like Newfoundland & Labrador and Alberta, will reveal acres of the things – many of which have been pressed into duties once reserved for family sedans or station wagons ... Advertisement 2 ... ....

Federal and Alberta governments to study oilsands tailings leak communication

Castanet 16 Mar 2023
The Alberta and federal governments say they will work together to understand what happened around public notifications of toxic seepage at an oilsands tailings pond ... THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh. The Alberta and federal governments say they will work together to understand ...

Researcher aims to assess ripple effects of rodent disease

Phys Dot Org 16 Mar 2023
It's a pressing issue that Ivana Schoepf, a new assistant professor at the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus, plans to address as she launches research into how small mammals cope with the stress of disease, particularly when they are also facing extra strain from changes in their habitats ... Provided by University of Alberta.

Alberta introduces bill to protect gun owners from Trudeau gov’t buyback scheme

Life Site 15 Mar 2023
Last week, known as the Alberta Firearms Act, passed its second reading in the Alberta Legislature ...Once passed, the Alberta Firearms Act will be the most comprehensive provincial firearms framework in the country,” said Shandro in a press release about the bill.

Alberta's plan to mandate police body cameras could be expensive: criminologist

Castanet 15 Mar 2023
A Calgary criminologist says Alberta's plan to make all police services in the province use body cameras could come with prohibitive costs and take a long time to put in place. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan. A Calgary criminologist says Alberta's ...

Five headlines for Wednesday morning

Moosejaw Today 15 Mar 2023
3. Canada at crossroads on submarines as cost, need butt heads and allies press ahead ... Alberta requiring body cameras for all ...

Wife of Edmonton spiritual leader also facing charges of sexual assault, police say

Castanet 14 Mar 2023
Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld ... Edmonton police say they arrested 64-year-old Leigh Ann de Ruiter on Monday ... ....

McCain to spend $600M to double potato processing capacity in southern Alta.

Castanet 13 Mar 2023
McCain Foods says it will spend $600 million to double the size of its potato processing facility in southern Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby ... has announced it will spend $600 million to double the size of its potato processing facility in southern Alberta ... and Alberta.

Alberta man in custody after child robbed of food by person carrying axe

Castanet 13 Mar 2023
A southern Alberta man is in custody after a report that a nine-year-old was robbed of food by a person armed with an axe ... THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck. A southern Alberta man is in custody after ...

Team Canada athlete speaks out on trans women in powerlifting

True North 13 Mar 2023
Canadian female powerlifter April Hutchinson is speaking up about what she describes as the unfair competition that women face when competing against transgender athletes ... I’m four years sober ... One of these transgender powerlifters, Anne Andres, broke the Alberta women’s powerlifting for bench press and deadlift in her weightclass ... ....

Gaels, Ravens to battle for Women's Final 87 basketball gold

Moosejaw Today 12 Mar 2023
Laura Donovan scored a game-high 21 points to lead the third-seeded Queen’s Gaels to a 72-62 win over the second-seeded Alberta Pandas in the first semifinal of the 2023 Protocase Women’s Final 8 on Saturday ... Queen’s tied the game at 13 before Alberta hit a free throw to take a 14-13 lead after the first ... The Canadian Press.

'Best day to start is today': Alberta bill sets out budget restraint, more savings

Castanet 10 Mar 2023
Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews delivers the 2023 budget, in Edmonton on Tuesday, Feb ... Alberta has introduced legislation that would require it to keep a tight rein on spending, save for a rainy day and continue to pay down debt. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

Five-year-old boy killed after being attacked by dogs in northern Alberta

Castanet 10 Mar 2023
Mounties in northern Alberta say a five-year-old boy has died after being attacked by three dogs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck. Mounties in northern Alberta say a five-year-old boy died after being attacked by three dogs ... RCMP spokesman Cpl ... ....

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for February, by province

Moosejaw Today 10 Mar 2023
_ Alberta 5.8 per cent (6.0) ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 10, 2023. The Canadian Press. .

Agric Students Bootcamp to celebrate 5 year of grooming, training, empowerment

B & FT Online 10 Mar 2023
In a press statement, the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, said while the bootcamp has directly groomed, trained and empowered over 750 beneficiaries, and indirectly, about 2,500 participants over the last five (5) years, this year’s event is ...

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