Alberta government taking another look at scrapping Daylight Saving Time

Posted November 19, 2019 3:09 pm Updated November 19, 2019 3:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ For the second time in two years, the Alberta government is looking at scrapping…

CN strike another hit to Prairie economies

The strike that began Tuesday by thousands of unionized workers at Canadian National Railway Co. could deliver another blow to Prairie economies already struggling with logistics bottlenecks, trade woes and inclement weather. Around 3,000 CN conductors, train and yard workers…

U.S. Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of North Dakota spill

Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of the Keystone pipeline and the agency that regulates it in the wake of 1.4-million-litre (383,000-gallon) spill in northeastern North Dakota, the latest of three spills along the line in…

CFL commissioner says more work to be done to stop domestic violence

The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says his organization still has a lot of work to do in stopping gender-based violence. Randy Ambrosie spoke at a Grey Cup-week networking breakfast with local women’s groups and Alberta Status of Women…

Alberta government calls on feds to resume Parliament to address CN Rail strike

Alberta’s energy minister is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resume Parliament early to address a strike by Canadian National Railway Co. workers. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, the union representing employees, announced the work stoppage Monday night after…

Grain shippers worried as CN Rail workers strike

Grain shippers are concerned about the impact of a strike by about 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. workers in an already tough harvest year. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference announced the work stoppage Monday night after the two parties failed…

No snow-route parking ban anticipated in Calgary amid winter weather

The City of Calgary said on Tuesday morning that it’s not anticipating a snow-route parking ban will be put in place to help crews clear streets. The parking bans are put in effect on the city’s snow routes when Calgary…

Grey Cup, teams arrive in Calgary on Tuesday

The highest prize in the Canadian Football League and the two teams vying for it are all due to arrive in Calgary Tuesday afternoon. The Grey Cup is set to arrive at Calgary’s Olympic Plaza at noon via procession from…

$320M in government subsidies given to Trans Mountain in first half of 2019: report

The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.8 million in direct subsidies and…