30
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta politics, Enbridge, Energy, Environment, Gretchen Whitmer, Line 5, Line 5 Michigan, Oil and Gas, Oil sector, Pipeline, Pipelines, Politics

Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario urge Michigan governor to reconsider shutting down Line 5

Shutting down the Line 5 pipeline would create a “dangerous precedent” that would forever imperil future cross-border infrastructure projects between Canada and the United States, says Alberta’s energy minister. Sonya Savage joined counterparts from Saskatchewan and Ontario in warning a House of Commons committee Tuesday about the knock-on effects…
28
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta provincial park, Big Island, Big Island Area, Big Island Provincial Park, Canada, City of Edmonton, Edmonton Big Island Area, Enoch, Enoch Cree Nation, news, Provincial park

Alberta government commits $300K for Big Island Provincial Park – Edmonton

An area in southwest Edmonton is one step closer to becoming a provincial park. The province has dedicated $300,000 in grants for the City of Edmonton and Enoch Cree Nation towards supporting an ecological assessment and traditional land use study to begin planning for Big Island Provincial Park. “An…
14
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta, Alberta COVID-19, Business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Economy, Edmonton, Edmonton business contest, Edmonton Businesses, edmonton contest, Features, Small business support

Edmonton non-profit hosting contest to give local businesses financial help – Edmonton

With restrictions in Alberta loosening and businesses reopening, an Edmonton non-profit wants to give businesses a helping hand. Edmonton’s NextGen is hosting a video contest, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, giving businesses in metro Edmonton a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500 in its virtual…
25
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: after hours veterinarian, Alberta after hours veterinarian, Alberta Veterinarian, Animal HealthLink, Canada, sick pet, sick pet help, Veterinarian, veterinarian call after hours, veterinarian help, veterinarian help after hours

Sick pet late at night? Animal HealthLink helps Alberta pet owners after hours

Albertans who find their beloved pet suffering from a health concern outside of their veterinarian’s business hours are still able to get help by calling the recently launched Animal HealthLink line. Formed in 2020, Animal HealthLink (AHL) is a veterinary telehealth company that provides after-hours teletriage services to veterinary…
21
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta, brz, Business, Chamber Of Commerce, Consumer, Downtown, Economy, Lethbridge, Lethbridge News, Local, news, revitalization, Support Local, Ted Stilson, Tulene Steiestol

Lethbridge Downtown BRZ executive director Ted Stilson retires – Lethbridge

Former executive director of the Lethbridge Downtown Business Revitalization Zone — or BRZ — Ted Stilson is hanging up his hat after more than two decades. “I think the first few years of my employment with the BRZ was most exciting because we were basically starting with a blank…
17
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Child sexual assault, Crime, Doctor Ramneek Kumar, Kuma charged with sex assault, Lethbridge, Lethbridge Court, Sexual assault case

Alberta pediatrician found not guilty of sexual assault

Pediatrician Ramneek Kumar has been found not guilty of sexual assault and sexual interference. The young girl who made the allegations is now 14-years-old and said the alleged assault happened when she was nine-years-old. Read more: Trial for pediatrician charged with sex assault begins in Lethbridge The young girl…
26
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta courts, Alberta Justice, Crime, Doctor Charged, doctor charged with sex assault, Health, Law Courts, Lethbridge trial, news, Pediatricain charged, Ramneek Kumar, Sex assault trial, Sexual Assault, St. Albert

Closing arguments heard in trial for Alberta pediatrician charged with sex assault

It is now up to Justice Vaughan Hartigan to make a decision in the trial for St. Albert doctor Ramneek Kumar. Read more: St. Albert pediatrician suspended from practice amid sexual assault investigation It’s alleged Kumar sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl while on a trip to Waterton Lakes National…
03
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta economy, Alberta Small Business, Calgary small business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, CFIb, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, edmonton small business, Federal Small Business Programs, news, Nicks Steakhouse, Rent Relief Small Business

Low sales, fewer customers creating dire situation for Alberta small businesses: CFIB ​

A newly released survey from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows Alberta small businesses remain tough as the province enters its sixth month of COVID-19 infections. The survey, conducted on Aug. 27, attributed fewer customers and lower sales as the root causes of a slower recovery for Alberta’s…
22
Mar
2016
Posted by: In: Alberta Association of Midwives, Alberta health, Alberta Health Services, Alberta midwives, Childbirth, Health, Honeycomb Midwives, Midwife, Midwives, news, Pregnancy

Alberta Health says more money coming as midwife practices consider closing

CALGARY – When Cassie Evans opened Honeycomb Midwives with her business partner last fall, their goal was to provide vulnerable women with better access to midwife services. Less than a year later, the practice is looking at closing its doors.  Not for a lack of demand but for a lack of…