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Alberta Premier Danielle Smith downplays link between wildfires and climate change

Castanet 09 Jun 2023
Premier Danielle Smith says the government is bringing in arson investigators from outside the province to trace the cause of the unprecedented wildfires in Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh ... Alberta has had an unprecedented start to its wildfire season, with fires scorching more than 10,000 square kilometres of forest since March.

CNN staffers breathe sigh of relief after dismissal of embattled network chief. Now they wonder, ...

CNN 08 Jun 2023
... leaks to the press ... Will there be more cost cutting? Will decisions made by Licht be undone? Will the next network chief be an improvement over Licht? Or will employees come to regret his dismissal? And perhaps, most pressing after Alberta’s profile hinted at corporate meddling.

Calgary '88 Olympic Games leader dies at 80

TSN Canada 05 Jun 2023
CALGARY — One of the men who brought the Winter Olympic Games to Calgary in 1988 has died. Bob Niven, who was president of the bid committee, died May 26 at the age of 80 ... Niven was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 5, 2023. .

CNN CEO Chris Licht says boss David Zaslav ‘has my back’ 

The Hill 02 Jun 2023
Chris Licht, CNN’s top news executive, says he has the support of the outlet’s corporate ownership despite a string of bad press and internal strife at the network since he took over ... When pressed by Alberta on if he has been allowed to “be himself” on the job since taking over last May, Licht appeared to grow defensive.

Watermain break prompts boil water advisory for three Calgary communities

Moosejaw Today 02 Jun 2023
CALGARY — Alberta Health Services has ordered Calgary to issue a boil water advisory for three communities, effective immediately ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 2, 2023. The Canadian Press.

Northern Alberta residents stay back to help protect community from wildfire

Castanet 02 Jun 2023
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu. Mike Mercredi is staying back to protect his northern Alberta community from a nearby wildfire after hundreds of people were forced to evacuate the area ... Alberta fire officials said Thursday 731 people have registered to evacuate from the hamlet.

CNN's new CEO mostly ignored his staff at a holiday party and read critical coverage ...

Business Insider 02 Jun 2023
A damning new profile of Licht in The Atlantic written by Tim Alberta reveals the CEO was as fascinated with his own bad press as everyone else.At a holiday dinner for his D.C.-based talent, Licht went around the private room at Caf� Milano, shook hands and spoke briefly with ...

CNN CEO Chris Licht has some thoughts on media's lack of diversity

Business Insider 02 Jun 2023
Alberta commented that Licht sought to "recruit reporters who are deeply religious and reporters who grew up on food stamps and reporters who own guns." ... When pressed by Alberta to elaborate on why, Licht responded, "They have a different relationship with their need with the police.".

Candidate's win despite trans-feces comparison not surprising: Pride Lacombe

Castanet 01 Jun 2023
The head of an LGBTQ group in central Alberta says he wasn't surprised a candidate who compared transgender students in schools to feces in food won her seat in Monday's provincial election, which saw the United Conservative Party win a majority government ... THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu.

Emergency preparedness minister warns wildfire situation is unprecedented, dangerous

Moosejaw Today 01 Jun 2023
As the situation in Alberta grew quickly out of control in early May, the Canadian military moved in to help, and the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre also helped commission firefighters from other provinces and other countries ... Most of them to date have gone to Alberta, where more than a million hectares burned in May.

Maple Leafs Treliving Hockey

Citrus County Chronicle 31 May 2023
... conference in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Nov.

ADP Canada Happiness@Work Index: Canadian Workers Feel Happier in May

Enid News & Eagle 31 May 2023
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2023-- ... Those located in Alberta, on the contrary, are showing the steepest month-over-month decrease in their Work Happiness Scores. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here. https.// ... 6.9/10Compensation and Benefits ... 6.5/10 (+0.4) *Alberta ... PUB ... .

What a Danielle Smith win in Alberta means for federal Liberals and Conservatives

Moosejaw Today 30 May 2023
OTTAWA — Danielle Smith's electoral victory in Alberta could spell the beginnings of a renewed confrontation between her province and Ottawa over climate policy — and create fodder for future attacks against the federal Tories, political observers say ... She argues such policies hurt Alberta's economy.

Alberta United Conservatives win majority government, NDP makes inroads in Calgary

North Shore News 30 May 2023
The Canadian Press has projected a United Conservative Party majority government in Alberta ... Elections Alberta said in a statement it was moving as fast as possible. "We are not seeing any issues at this time, but understand that people are keen to see the results,” said Elections Alberta in a statement ... Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press.

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