Diversification was the message Premier Rachel Notley gave during her speech at the Grande Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce event on Monday. The premier was touring the Peace Country, stopping first in Grande Prairie before moving onto Fairview and Peace River, where she shared the direction her government was moving in order to bolster the economy.
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A local upstart promising to provide an alternative to both Uber and traditional cabs stands to be the biggest winner from Uber’s insurance troubles.
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The Town of High River underwent a Fire Underwriters Survey this year, resulting in overall good rankings for the High River Fire Department and fire protection in town.
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Encana provided its yearly update to County of Grande Prairie council Monday. Because of the economy, Kim Williams, senior manager Peace River Arch at Encana, noted an overall decrease in capital across the company by more than half.
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Alberta’s mayors and councillors say they would support a ban on corporate and union donations at the municipal level but only if the province allows them to issue tax receipts to people who donate to their campaigns.
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Inner-city homeowners look up, not out
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Wood Buffalo councillors will hear presentations from administration tonight on amendments to the 2016 capital budget.
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At the end of February, representatives from the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex were at council to request extra funding for a project to renovate Studio B within the building.
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The Alberta government has approved insurance for ride-sharing companies like Uber, but it won’t be available until the summer, months after new rules kick in allowing the service in both Calgary and Edmonton.
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February’s extra day this year will help a little in boosting numbers for Calgary’s real estate market.
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