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'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing back while recognizing it's time to put more money and effort into areas such as high-tech and tourism.
Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Provincial health budget focuses on reducing surgical wait times

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta's post-secondary budget cut six per cent

Alberta finance minister says 2020 could be turning point for economy

Alberta finance minister says 2020 could be turning point for economy

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget Thursday.

Some highlights from Alberta's new budget

EDMONTON — Highlights: Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget 2020-21 Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — A $6.8 billion deficit on revenues of $50 billion. — The budget deficit for 2019-20 year is $7.

Dates back to 2009: Calgary police lay charges in fraud involving semi-trucks

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have laid charges in an insurance fraud scheme believed to date back to 2009 and involving semi-trailer trucks.

Olson has two goals and an assist to lead Hitmen to 4-1 win over Ice

CALGARY — Kyle Olson scored twice and added an assist as the Calgary Hitmen downed the Winnipeg Ice 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Thursday afternoon.
'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

CALGARY — An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be the sexual assault of 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Husky Energy CEO blames regulatory process for end of Frontier oilsands mine

CALGARY — The shelving of the proposed $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine this week stems mostly from the length of time it took for it to win regulatory approval, says the CEO of oilsands producer Husky Energy Inc.