Home sales up 15% in September compared to a year ago: CREA

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 15, 2019 10:16 am Updated October 15, 2019 10:18 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canadian Real Estate Association says the number of…

South Edmonton property once slated for new NAIT campus being sold for $50M

A piece of land in south Edmonton once slated to be part of an ambitious NAIT expansion is now being sold by the province. The property is south of Ellerslie Road, between 91 Street SW and 101 Street SW, near…

Drayton Valley eyes upcoming election, hoping result will bring boom, not more bust

Drayton Valley has been riding Alberta’s boom-and-bust economy for decades, but many residents say it seems the next boom may never come. The town, southwest of Edmonton, is home to just over 7,000. Many residents rely on the oil and…

Rural municipalities sound alarm over Alberta’s review of police funding

Several municipalities are voicing concerns with the Alberta government’s review of policing costs, saying they fear taxpayers could end up shouldering more costs or receiving less service. “Under the proposed model, costs of anywhere from $390,000 to $1.8 million will…

Alberta government fires board of real estate regulator

The Alberta government is moving to fire the entire board that regulates the provincial real-estate industry on the grounds it is hopelessly dysfunctional and wracked by infighting. Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish has tabled legislation that will allow the province…

Head of wind power association speaks at Calgary conference, pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2019 7:20 pm Updated October 8, 2019 7:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says…

ATB Financial glitch sees payments removed from customer accounts multiple times

Posted October 8, 2019 5:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ ATB Financial says it is working to set customer accounts right after a technical issue led to payments being withdrawn…

Investigation finds misuse of funds, scant oversight at Alberta Energy Regulator

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 4, 2019 1:29 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A government investigation concludes the former head of the Alberta Energy Regulator grossly mismanaged public…

Distracted driving could mean higher insurance rates for motorists

It’s a daily occurrence on city streets: someone behind the wheel distracted with their smartphone. “There are so many factors why we should put the phone away,” driver Carole Mason said. “So many risks.” READ MORE: 21K distracted driving tickets…