CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says Brookfield Renewable Partners
and its institutional partners have signed a $750-million deal to invest in the
company’s hydro assets.
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The number of job vacancies in Alberta increased by 3,800,
or 7.3 per cent, from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018,
according to Statistics Canada.
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For weeks, Canada’s political circles have been transfixed
by the LavScam scandal engulfing the federal Liberals.
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When Alberta voters mark their ballots for the April 16
provincial election, many will see the names of political parties brand new to
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The latest Altus Group Housing Report forecasts Canada-wide
new housing starts to decline in 2019 compared to 2018.
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As we finally head to the polls on April 16 for Alberta’s
30th provincial election, most commentators have written off Rachel Notley and
her New Democratic (ND) party — the “accidental government” as they are oft
derided, propelled into power only because of the collapse of the 44-year
Progressive Conservative dynasty in 2015.
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The annual inflation rate in Alberta rose higher in February
than the national average, according to Statistics Canada.
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Western Canada is experiencing a rising tide of resentment
toward the rest of the country amidst political battles over pipelines,
emissions and equalization payments, with a majority in Alberta and
Saskatchewan now saying they get so little out of Confederation that they might
as well leave.
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Retail sales in Alberta fell in January to $6.7 billion,
reported Statistics Canada on Friday.
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Prairie farmers are in a bind since Chinese importers
announced today they will no longer buy canola seed from Canada, John Guelly,
the chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission, told CBC’s Radio Active
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