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Kenney says no new taxes as Alberta preps for another tough times pandemic budget

Kenney says no new taxes as Alberta preps for another tough times pandemic budget

On Thursday it’s budget day in Alberta, a time that will cruelly and ironically remind residents that last year’s projected eye-popping $6.8-billion deficit was actually the good old days.
All the jobs lost in 2020 among workers with wages below Canadian average: Report

All the jobs lost in 2020 among workers with wages below Canadian average: Report

The biggest decline in work was among the country's very bottom wage earners, with an hourly wage under $13.91.
Experts urge heritage minister to speed up tech bill after Australian legislation

Experts urge heritage minister to speed up tech bill after Australian legislation

Guilbeault has long been at work on a federal bill that would put an end to the ability of global tech giants to rake in tens of billions of dollars each year without paying tax in the countries they operate in.
From the oilpatch to the sun farm

From the oilpatch to the sun farm

Free conference looks at transition to renewable jobs
Airdrie couple fined $2,250 for shopping days after positive COVID-19 tests

Airdrie couple fined $2,250 for shopping days after positive COVID-19 tests

An Airdrie couple has been fined $2,250 for breaking quarantine rules after testing positive for COVID-19 in November 2020.
Mandatory hotel quarantine rates far lower than $2K touted by government

Mandatory hotel quarantine rates far lower than $2K touted by government

At the Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, the three-day quarantine stay for one person costs $1,272 plus tax, including food for three days and $75 for security.
Parks hopes to strike expert panel by spring

Parks hopes to strike expert panel by spring

“We have seen steady increases in terms of visitation to the park. We have certainly heard from Canadians that they would like to look at how we best manage this iconic place into the future.”
'We're facing an infodemic:' Survey finds eroding trust threatens vaccine rollout

'We're facing an infodemic:' Survey finds eroding trust threatens vaccine rollout

The survey found trust in scientists was down six points compared with last year's survey, while trust in academic experts declined 16 points, CEOs fell five points and journalists edged down four points.
'A victory for her children': Trucker guilty of manslaughter in death of woman

'A victory for her children': Trucker guilty of manslaughter in death of woman

Two trials and a decade after police were called to the bloody crime scene, Bradley Barton, a former trucker from Mississauga, Ont., was found responsible for the death of Cindy Gladue, a 36-year-old Metis and Cree woman
COVID-19 restrictions protest moves to Barrhead

COVID-19 restrictions protest moves to Barrhead

Several more rallies planned until the provincial and federal governments "end the lockdown."