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    New SAIT lab looks to improve environmental performance in oilsands steam generation

    New SAIT lab looks to improve environmental performance in oilsands steam generation


    The Once Through Steam Generator Applied Research Lab is expected to find key solutions to critical and environmental challenges associated with steam generation for in situ...

    The Once Through Steam Generator Applied Research Lab is expected to find key solutions to critical and environmental challenges associated with steam generation for in situ oilsands.

    The Ledge: Church and state in Alberta politics

    The Ledge: Church and state in Alberta politics


    Modern democracies are supposed to have a separation between church and state. But in Alberta, organized religion plays a role in schools and health-care...

    Modern democracies are supposed to have a separation between church and state. But in Alberta, organized religion plays a role in schools and health-care delivery.

    City offers glimpse into Calgary council's secret back room

    City offers glimpse into Calgary council's secret back room


    Following requests from a city councillor, the city gave reporters a tour of a rarely-seen room that is used by council for closed-door...

    Following requests from a city councillor, the city gave reporters a tour of a rarely-seen room that is used by council for closed-door sessions.

    Woman searching for lost chihuahua warns of 'very, very cruel' lost dog scammers

    Woman searching for lost chihuahua warns of 'very, very cruel' lost dog scammers


    Katy Speerstra hasn't seen her pet, Hamilton, since he chased after a rabbit on Halloween night. But she has heard from a handful of people who've tried to cash in on her...

    Katy Speerstra hasn't seen her pet, Hamilton, since he chased after a rabbit on Halloween night. But she has heard from a handful of people who've tried to cash in on her pain.

    Calgary Police Service says hiring is top priority as budget debate looms

    Calgary Police Service says hiring is top priority as budget debate looms


    Deputy Chief Paul Cook spoke to reporters on Friday to address questions about the service's four-year budget request. He said they're short about 100 officers at the...

    Deputy Chief Paul Cook spoke to reporters on Friday to address questions about the service's four-year budget request. He said they're short about 100 officers at the moment.

    RCMP release ages of men killed in Leduc industrial accident

    RCMP release ages of men killed in Leduc industrial accident


    Police, firefighters and emergency crews responded Thursday afternoon to a call at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies in the Leduc Business...

    Police, firefighters and emergency crews responded Thursday afternoon to a call at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies in the Leduc Business Park.

    Alberta energy firms split on call for government-imposed production cuts

    Alberta energy firms split on call for government-imposed production cuts


    The question of whether Alberta should force industry-wide production cuts to relieve an oversupply of oil and support prices has opened a rift between companies that are suffering from price discounts and those that...

    The question of whether Alberta should force industry-wide production cuts to relieve an oversupply of oil and support prices has opened a rift between companies that are suffering from price discounts and those that aren't.

    Accessibility concerns at Calgary's new Central Library will be fixed, says CEO

    Accessibility concerns at Calgary's new Central Library will be fixed, says CEO


    Bill Ptacek says it's important to make changes quickly as people use the space and notice problems, but says there are some issues that can't be...

    Bill Ptacek says it's important to make changes quickly as people use the space and notice problems, but says there are some issues that can't be fixed.

    Old C-Trains will need lots of TLC since budget holds no money for new ones

    Old C-Trains will need lots of TLC since budget holds no money for new ones


    Calgary Transit staff will be trying their best to keep the oldest train cars running, but without new money in this year's budget, they're warning the city's four-car C-Train service may be...

    Calgary Transit staff will be trying their best to keep the oldest train cars running, but without new money in this year's budget, they're warning the city's four-car C-Train service may be jeopardized.

    GSAs, Kenney and Carpay: The tangled web of Alberta politics

    GSAs, Kenney and Carpay: The tangled web of Alberta politics


    Oh, what a tangled web. At the centre is John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, UCP member, friend of leader Jason Kenney, but no friend of gay-straight...

    Oh, what a tangled web. At the centre is John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, UCP member, friend of leader Jason Kenney, but no friend of gay-straight alliances.

    Alberta man finishes record 10-year hike in Tuktoyaktuk

    Alberta man finishes record 10-year hike in Tuktoyaktuk


    'I've walked for 10 years and I hiked the Trans Canada trail,' Dana Meise told CBC at a stop along the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk...

    'I've walked for 10 years and I hiked the Trans Canada trail,' Dana Meise told CBC at a stop along the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway.

    Ontario workplace safety board reviewing Uber Eats following Marketplace investigation

    Ontario workplace safety board reviewing Uber Eats following Marketplace investigation


    On any given day in downtown Toronto, you'll see a flurry of bike couriers pedalling their way through traffic, bags strapped to their backs, on their way to deliver your next meal. But if those couriers get hurt on the job, a Marketplace investigation...

    On any given day in downtown Toronto, you'll see a flurry of bike couriers pedalling their way through traffic, bags strapped to their backs, on their way to deliver your next meal. But if those couriers get hurt on the job, a Marketplace investigation has found their eligibility for work-related compensation depends on which app they deliver for.

    City preps for transit changes with official launch of BRT routes

    City preps for transit changes with official launch of BRT routes


    The city's three new bus rapid transit routes, branded Max, will go into service next Monday, which will also see the biggest number of transit route changes in Calgary's...

    The city's three new bus rapid transit routes, branded Max, will go into service next Monday, which will also see the biggest number of transit route changes in Calgary's history.

    Alberta takes historic step to abolish red tape in health care for First Nations children

    Alberta takes historic step to abolish red tape in health care for First Nations children


    Jordan's Principle is named after Jordan River Anderson, a five-year-old boy from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba who died in a Winnipeg hospital in 2005 after a dispute between provincial and federal governments over who would pay for his home...

    Jordan's Principle is named after Jordan River Anderson, a five-year-old boy from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba who died in a Winnipeg hospital in 2005 after a dispute between provincial and federal governments over who would pay for his home care.