EDMONTON – Nine years is enough, Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel said Tuesday morning, announcing that he won’t seek re-election this October.
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(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is an optimist about economic growth in the coming decades, rejecting “depressing” views about a slowdown to put his faith in collaborative innovation driven by a jackpot culture for inventors.
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Americans are on the move again.
Thanks to the slowly brightening employment picture, along with the uptick in the housing market, more and more people are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer, the peak season for moving, according to industry professionals.
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ConocoPhillips Co. is pulling back on plans to sell its Canadian oil sands assets after it exceeded its target for raising capital by divesting energy properties elsewhere in the world.
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Crunch time in the Event Centre debate is approaching with zoning issues for the proposed spectator arena expected to be taken up at tonight’s meeting of city council, and a possible design for the rink coming to committee before the end of the month.
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Calgary motorists will get a slight reprieve from the usually busy summer construction season as capital funding for roads projects is tighter than usual.
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EDMONTON – For almost 60 years, the humble little bridge that connects west Edmonton with the downtown sat unappreciated and unacknowledged, even as it allowed thousands of commuters to travel busy Stony Plain Road from west to east and back again.
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On the eve of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to Latin America, Mexico – keen on putting some new zip into its relations with Ottawa – sees Canada as an ideal fit for the new Pacific Alliance trading bloc that is rapidly emerging.
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It was announced Friday afternoon, when no one was supposed to pay attention: after years of controversy, heated rhetoric, intense lobbying, and stiff opposition from some unlikely bedfellows, with multinational industrial and chemical companies weighing down one side of the bed, and environmentalists tossing and turning on the other, the Obama Administration decided in favor of the US oil and gas industry. With geopolitical ramifications.
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A new study released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) has said that due to the large number of chemical and plastics projects that have been announced in order to take advantage of the incredibly low natural gas prices, the US chemical industry is set to see the creation of as many as 46,000 permanent jobs.
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