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Alberta doctors eye fall vote on contentious pay issue The organization representing Alberta’s 10,000-plus doctors says it hopes to have its members vote this fall on a plan to achieve income fairness, which could potentially see lower-paid physicians receive additional compensation at the expense of hi | 6 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U of A president should cut pay before charging students more, minister says Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt is suggesting University of Alberta president David Turpin should take a pay cut before charging students more for tuition and residence fees. | 7 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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School LGBTQ policies out of step with School Act changes, advocacy group says Four Alberta school board policies that should accommodate LGBTQ students and staff fail to meet new legal requirements soon coming into force, a dissection by Public Interest Alberta released Monday showed. | 7 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa Alberta is suspending portions of its draft plan to protect threatened woodland caribou, saying more research needs to be done and that Ottawa needs to help out. | 7 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta father charged with leaving 2-month-old baby in car outside bar A Drayton Valley father is charged with child abandonment after a two-month-old infant was left alone in a car outside a rural bar. | 8 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Government undecided about future of former remand centre and old Royal Alberta Museum The old remand centre is currently used on occasion for training purposes. | 8 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Edmonton woman who stole ambulance, sparked police chase, was mentally ill, court told An Edmonton woman who stole an ambulance from a hospital bay and sparked a police chase through the city in January 2016 was mentally ill at the time, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench was told Monday. | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NDP introduces new AISH legislation, plans to hire disability advocate in the spring The Alberta government introduced new legislation Monday to help parents set aside financial support for children with disabilities without risking their access to provincial benefits. “It will allow Albertans to establish trusts for family me | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NDP suspends caribou conservation plan, calls on federal government for cash infusion The NDP suspended portions of its caribou protection plan Monday and called on the federal government to step up on the file, citing a $1-billion price tag over the next four decades. “Alberta’s approach … and fulfilling the requirements | 9 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gibson Energy sells U.S. environmental services businesses for $125-million Sale part of strategic shift that will see the company build new storage and pipeline facilities in Alberta and Saskatchewan
The Globe and Mail | 10 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend