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Local politicians looking forward to working with new CPC leader Andrew Scheer Despite Maxime Bernier leading for the first 12 ballots, the 13th and final ballot means Andrew Scheer is the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. In the final round, Alberta voters picked Bernier with 53.07 per cent of the vote compared to An | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta mother searches for answers years after sons were murdered More than six years after her two young sons were murdered, Andrea Badger is stepping up her fight to make sure they are not forgotten. | 23 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta boundaries commission report revives rural-urban divide Over the past eight years, 600,000 people have moved to Alberta. Most have settled in urban areas. But some people in rural areas argue that constituency size shouldn't just be determined by population. | May 27, 2017 02:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Alberta's plan for a new $1.6-billion health-data system may contain serious flaw, auditor says Benefits expected from the rollout of a $1.6-billion health-data system over the next decade could be undermined by the exclusion of family physician offices from the project, the province’s auditor general says. Such an omission not only calls into | May 27, 2017 12:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Alberta government continues work on spear-hunting ban The government is still working on a plan to ban hunting with a spear after a video was posted last year of anAmerican hunterthrowing a spear at a black bear in northern Alberta. After the video made headlines last August, the government label | May 26, 2017 11:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Alberta opposition parties fear proposed 'super-ridings' Alberta’s opposition parties fear interim recommendations from the commission re-drawing the province’s electoral boundaries will create massive rural ridings impossible for MLAs to represent properly. The recommendations would distill seven r | May 26, 2017 11:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Five questions with Alberta drag racer Courtney Mageau Courtney Mageau is the new face of Girl Trouble Racing, started by her grandfather 50 years ago
The Globe and Mail | May 26, 2017 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Press Gallery #183: The Orchestrating Change edition From labour law to electoral boundaries, Alberta politics saw a whole range of change thrown at it this week. Join Press Gallery podcast host Emma Graney with guests Stuart Thomson, Paula Simons and Keith Gerein to take a look at a swath of updates to Alb | May 26, 2017 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U of A students to make contact with Alberta's first satellite The first signal from the satellite will be an audible beep heard at an Edmonton ground station operated by the University of Alberta students who built Alberta's first satellite, Ex-Alta 1. | May 26, 2017 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Undergrads launch Alberta's first satellite into orbit Ex-Alta 1 was designed and built by AlbertaSat, a team of mostly undergraduate students at the University of Alberta. | May 26, 2017 10:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend