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EPCOR customer faces giant bill after meter mix-up A woman in rural Alberta is dreading the arrival of her electricity bill after a foul-up by two giant utility companies. | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bow River remains hazardous, Calgary firefighters warn Calgary officials are once again warning people about dangers in and around the Bow River. | 4 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Minister Thomas Lukaszuk accused of misleading legislature The opposition Wildrose says Labour Minister Thomas Lukaszuk mislead the legislature when he claimed Albertas information commissioner endorsed a controversial government system for vetting freedom of information requests. | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rain to bring rising river levels and low-level flooding Heavy rainfall predicted for Wednesday in the foothills west of Edmonton is expected to raise river levels, though no major flooding is expected. | 11 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pension changes strips plan boards of power: unions Union leaders and opposition critics say the Tory government is gutting public sector pension plans before handing over the reins to the plan boards through a joint-sponsorship model. MLAs began debating changes on Tuesday to the province’s four pub | 13 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Wildrose questions Lukaszuk memo on information requests Political staffers who report directly to Tory cabinet ministers were asked late last year to gather information about freedom of information requests that could generate “reputational issues” for the Alberta government, a leaked memo released | 13 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Unimmunized students told to stay home in measles scare At least 40 students and eight staff at a Red Deer, Alta., elementary school who have not been immunized for measles are being told to stay home. | 14 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Alberta regulator permits oilsands giant to resume steam injection near Primrose leaks Oilsands giant CNRL won approval to resume pumping high-pressure steam into wells on its Cold Lake lease near four sites where bitumen continues to leak to the surface uncontrolled. The Alberta Energy Regulator has not yet determined the cause of the leak | 14 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Province tables bill to amend child welfare laws Alberta Human Services Minister Manmeet Bhullar on Tuesday tabled Bill 11, a law to amend Alberta’s child welfare laws. The proposed changes include a significant expansion of powers for both the independent children’s advocate and the interna | 15 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Massive Alberta bighorn may be biggest ever An Alberta bighorn sheep that lived near Hinton, Alberta, not only lived up to its name, but may in fact be the biggest bighorn ever. | 15 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend