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Should Alberta weed retailers be able to sell online? Provincial regulator wants to know

Canoe 16 Jun 2021
COVID-19 has delivered a hard hit to many different types of businesses across Alberta and, indeed, the country ... That’s what Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) is looking to find out with the release of a new survey this week ... Should Alberta weed retailers be able to sell online? Provincial regulator wants to know Back to video.
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Here's a list May inflation rates for Canadian provinces

North Shore News 16 Jun 2021
Newfoundland and Labrador ...Quebec ... — Alberta ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 16, 2021 and was generated automatically. The Canadian Press.
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Despite Alberta bailing out other provinces with billions for years, no equalization payments when it ...

Resource World 15 Jun 2021
Alberta will hold a referendum in October to determine its support for the equalization program in future, Kassandra Kitz, press secretary for Finance Minister Travis Toews, told Resource World magazine ... Equalization does not work for Alberta.” ... “Early last year Alberta was dealt three serious blows.
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Net-Zero Efforts of Canadian Oil Sands Companies Is Greenwashing

Treehugger 14 Jun 2021
Last week, the developer behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline pulled the plug on the $8 billion project that was slated to bring 830,000 barrels of crude oil sands a day from Alberta, Canada to the U.S ... These companies operate approximately 90% of Canada’s oil sands production," reads the press release.
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Alberta launches COVID vaccine lottery with million-dollar prizes to encourage uptake

Castanet 13 Jun 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney arrives at the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta is launching a multimillion-dollar lottery in a bid to encourage more residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine ... Alberta is not the first jurisdiction ...
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Auditor scolds Alberta over mine cleanup fund, how province handles polluted sites

Castanet 11 Jun 2021
Alberta's provincial flag flies in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. Alberta's auditor general is scolding the province for failing to fix a program supposed to ensure industry cleans up after itself, six years after it was first told about the problems. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.
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Alberta finance minister defends $1.3B loss on Keystone XL as 'calculated decision'

Castanet 11 Jun 2021
Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews delivers the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb ... THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson ... Energy Minister Sonya Savage added the decision meshed with a broader commitment to grow Alberta’s wellspring industry ... “Both TC Energy and the government of Alberta have engaged U.S.
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Tourmaline Oil signs deal to buy Black Swan Energy worth $1.1B in stock and debt (Business)

Castanet 11 Jun 2021
A flare stack lights the sky from oil refinery in Alberta on December 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it has signed a deal to buy Black Swan Energy Ltd ... ....
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ATB Financial raises outlook for economic growth in Alberta

North Shore News 10 Jun 2021
CALGARY — ATB Financial is raising its outlook for economic growth in Alberta this year because of higher-than-expected oil prices, rising vaccination rates and a strong recovery in the U.S ... ATB says it will take until 2023 for Alberta to regain the ground it lost ... The Canadian Press.
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Blocked by Biden, Canadian company drops Keystone pipeline

Raw Story 10 Jun 2021
TC Energy will coordinate with regulators, indigenous groups and other stakeholders "to meet its environmental and regulatory commitments and ensure a safe termination of and exit from the project," the company said in a press release, confirming that it had notified the government of the province of Alberta.
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Alberta premier hopes cities stay in lockstep when provincial COVID mask rules lift

Castanet 10 Jun 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton Alta, on Thursday February 25, 2021. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he hopes the cities of Edmonton and Calgary will stay in lockstep with the province when it comes to eventually lifting mask restrictions tied to COVID-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
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Alberta premier hopes cities stay in lockstep when provincial COVID mask rules lift (Business)

Castanet 10 Jun 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton Alta, on Thursday February 25, 2021. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he hopes the cities of Edmonton and Calgary will stay in lockstep with the province when it comes to eventually lifting mask restrictions tied to COVID-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
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Embattled Keystone XL pipeline continues to divide experts — even post-mortem

North Shore News 10 Jun 2021
But Chris Severson-Baker, the Pembina Institute's regional director for Alberta, says demand for fossil fuels is expected to wane as more action is taken to address climate change ... diluted bitumen from Alberta to U.S ... The Canadian Press.
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Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

Columbia Missourian 10 Jun 2021
Officials in Alberta, where the line originated, expressed frustration in recent weeks that Trudeau wasn't pushing Biden harder to reinstate the pipeline’s permit ... Alberta officials said Wednesday they reached an agreement with TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada, to exit that partnership ... Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.
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