Edmonton liquor stores may soon require ID scanning prior to entry
A liquor store in Edmonton is testing out a new security program to combat a string of thefts in recent news. Under the new system, customers will have to scan their ID before they can enter the premises.
Alberta: unpaid taxes from oil and gas leaving municipalities unsettled
Albertan oil and gas companies owe the province’s rural municipalities unpaid property tax, and the amount has doubled since the beginning of last year.
Alberta company that turns garbage into fuel expanding operations
An Alberta company that makes diesel from garbage is planning to take the company a step further by adding three new plants—all in southern Alberta.
New ‘Value of Alberta’ conference to explore autonomy for province
A one-day “Value of Alberta” conference examining Alberta’s place in Confederation is taking place next week, as tensions in the province remain high.
U of A professors, at least 30 Albertans among those dead in Iran plane crash
Over two dozen Edmontonians are believed to be among the 63 Canadians who died after the crash of a Ukrainian passenger flight that crashed in Iran.
Business owners in rural Alberta are experiencing ATM thefts
Some Alberta store owners are wondering if owning an ATM is worth the trouble.
Alberta’s first case of severe vaping-related illness reported
According to Alberta Health, the first case of severe vaping-associated lung illness has been reported.
Globe and Mail suggests west doesn’t want autonomy with deceptive poll
A Globe and Mail article suggested prairie provinces are reluctant to gain more independence, despite most respondents in poll not being from the west.
As gas prices soar, CBC claims carbon tax may save Albertans money
A CBC article states that on Jan. 1, the new federal carbon tax will be imposed on Alberta, but then goes on to say that it might be “good news.”