EDMONTON — Despite months of warnings from the Jim Prentice Tories — and initial suggestions from Premier Rachel Notley that the books contained surprises — Alberta’s NDP government is starting its term with more than $1 billion in the bank.
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Final approval to build a $66-million power plant in the Box Springs area could be given early August, a City of Medicine Hat committee has recommended.
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City councillors gave tentative support Tuesday to zoning changes they hope will make Edmonton’s urban farming business blossom.
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Despite an economic downturn and numerous job losses in recent months, Albertans continue to spend money dining and drinking out.
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Fuelled luxury vehicle market is fuelling auto sales in Canada these days, according to the Scotiabank Global Auto Report released on Tuesday.
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Rogers is confident it can find a new location for a cell tower in Fort McMurray after losing a council vote last Tuesday.
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Red Deer’s economy will shrink this year because of slumping oil prices, predicts the Conference Board of Canada.
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EDMONTON – Edmonton moved a step closer to protecting a huge piece of the river valley Tuesday when councillors asked to see an area plan in their next budget.
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Oil markets face a lot of downside risk – high crude oil inventories in both the U.S. and Europe, resilient production from U.S. shale, increasing output from OPEC, a nuclear deal with Iran, the turmoil in Greece – but one has not yet percolated through the markets just yet: the possibility of economic cracks in China, the largest oil importer in the world.
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Stephen Harper is losing incumbent lawmakers at one of the highest rates in decades, and history suggests that weighs heavily on the Canadian Prime Minister’s chances of winning another term in power later this year.
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