EDMONTON — Alberta’s PC government plans to rapidly implement recommendations of a $1.2-million report to overhaul its innovation and technology sector and develop a clear path to diversify the economy, says the premier.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/k5yt6x5
Spring has finally arrived after a tough winter in southern Alberta. The freeze on housing sales is finally thawing out. The spring market is considered a prime time for moving as people try to lock down their purchases in time for summer.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/qdllua9
CALGARY – Drilling activity in Canada is expected to increase only slightly in 2014, though the industry’s rapid adoption of horizontal drilling and multi-stage hydraulic fracturing continues to drive labour shortages.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/mdqwp75
A report from Scotiabank shows more and more Canadians are taking the renovations route when it comes to their homes.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/qfywexa
As the recovery from the Great Recession stretches into its fifth year, the locus of economic momentum has shifted. In the early years of the recession, the cities that created the most jobs — sometimes the only ones — were either government- or military-dominated (Washington, D.C.; Kileen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas), or were powered by the energy boom in Texas, Oklahoma and the northern Great Plains.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/mdnhrcg
Though most mature oil basins in the United States waste less than 1 percent of associated petroleum gas (APG), North Dakota says the still new Bakken play won’t be able to reach that standard for several years.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/mhc7lf4
They’re tight lipped on details, but Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne says the provincial government is actively negotiating with the federal government over procuring Willow Square.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/n6y36n4
EDMONTON – Coronation Park, in west central Edmonton, has always been a little overshadowed by its more popular river valley rivals.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/kqqnhd5
Work is underway on a project aimed at preventing damage from future flooding on the Sheep River and protecting a cluster of homes near the water.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/m25qrwg
After coming to a standstill, things are moving forward again for a new seniors housing complex planned in Bragg Creek.
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/oushgsj