Province of Alberta

Type: Province
Name: Province of Alberta
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Test marks convoluted by Alberta Education, WCPS investigation finds

Misleading government statistics regarding school performances in provincial achievement tests (PATs) have been investigated and debunked by Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) district transformation leader.Sean Lougheed presented his findings on the matter ... [Published Ponoka News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Province encouraging organ, tissue donation

Due to an urgent need for donors, Alberta is ramping up its organ and tissue donation program.Bill 207, a private members bill introduced by Calgary-Foothills MLA Len Webber in March 2013, was passed in November. The act established a single co-ordinating ... [Published Fort McMurray Today - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Canada killer faces 75 years in jail

A man who killed three Canadian police officers on the streets of a New Brunswick city has appeared in court, facing a possible 75 years in prison.Prosecutors asked for Justin Bourque, 24, to serve three consecutive life sentences - an unprecedented penalty ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

GP annexation could have provincial ramifications

The opening remarks of the Grande Prairie annexation hearing at the Stonebridge Hotel Monday brought no major surprises, but held the promise of an important decision for the province of Alberta.The two sides – the City of Grande Prairie and County of ... [Published Daily Herald Tribune - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Motor Trend's GT-R Black Edition Canadian Road Trip

Nissan Videos RoadtripsPrepare to be driven insane with jealousy.The Nissan GT-R is a difficult car to classify. It has the performance of a supercar, but the price and luggage space seem to suggest something much more in the Grand Touring genre. ... [Published CarBuzz - Oct 27 2014]
Entities: Nissan GT-R
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tristram Hunt: Red tape is strangling our teachers

ON Friday morning, I was at Hogwarts with 100 Harry Potters. Or, more precisely, Packmoor Primary School celebrating the power of reading. On the last day of term, the teachers came together to encourage their pupils' imagination to run wild with Harry ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Police analyse Canada gunman video

A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament and shot dead a soldier shows ideological and political motives for the attack, police say.Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had prepared the video prior to last Wednesday's attack, Royal Canadian Mounted ... [Published BBC - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Godzilla Conquers Canada: Nissan GT-R Heads North on New Epic Drives

This newest episode of Epic Drives is all about extremes, featuring one of the most outrageous performance machines in one of the most scenic places in North America. Host Arthur St. Antoine heads north into the Canadian province of Alberta, where he ... [Published Motor Trend - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Nissan GT-R, Canada, horse
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Treaty 8 chiefs pleased with Alberta Premier Prentice

Tweet Chris Cleggfor South Peace NewsTreaty 8 chiefs are calling for a meeting with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice over recent comments made regarding the consultation process.Prentice said in early September that his government “can’t have consultation ... [Published South Peace News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Canada’s biggest banks say the worst is to come for the Canadian dollar

Thursday 23rd October, 2014The oil boom that powered Canada's recovery from its 2009 recession is turning into a bust for the nation's dollar.Canada's currency tumbled this month to a five-year low of C$1.1385 per U.S. dollar as the price of oil, the ... [Published Austinnews.net - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Is it always really that bad?

It’s been really nice this past week having a break at the pumps. Where just a few weeks ago, gasoline was upwards of $1.39 a litre, the last price I paid was $1.17. That felt pretty good to me.But then I turned on the radio and learned that it’s not ... [Published Elmira Independent - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Information You Can Only Get Here

By Neil RubensteinObserver ColumnistInteresting facts: More than 40,000 Canadians fought for the North in the Civil War and 34 were awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in battle.And from our city hall, the message they don’t want you to hear: More ... [Published Culver City Observer - Oct 23 2014]

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"This new process is another step towards the MFDA's goal of ensuring we have firm, fair and transparent regulatory processes. It will increase transparency relating to the MFDA's fine collection rate, and allow Canadian investors to obtain further important background information about Approved Persons and Members" said MFDA President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Gordon
...their communities and to the entire country," said Roberta L Jamieson, President and CEO of Indspire and Executive Producer of the Indspire Awards. "The Indspire Awards also salute the future by acknowledging the achievements of three Indigenous youth, so they can serve as role models for their peers. We are proud of each recipient and are honoured to be able to share their stories with all Canadians." The 2015 Indspire Awards gala will be held on February 27, 2015 at the SouthernSouthern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary...
Dr. Kumar said, "Physical properties of biodiesel blends are very important during engine combustion. Higher viscosity causes reduced fuel leakage during injection, which drives an advance in injection timing and an increase of mass injection rate. Density of the fuels affects the start of injection, injection pressure, fuel spray characteristics, etc. When the fuel temperature changes and enters an engine with different temperatures (hot or cold), fuel acts differently and the emissions are different."
Canadian police have "persuasive evidence that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's attack was driven by ideological and political motives" Mr Paulson said in a statement on Sunday

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MFDA Publishes Payment of Fines Status Report [Published TickerTech.com - 23 hours ago]
Tom Mulcair needs to break out of his Quebec ba... [Published CBC - Oct 29 2014]
Province encouraging organ, tissue donation [Published Fort McMurray Today - Oct 29 2014]
Indspire Announces 2015 Indspire Awards Recipients [Published Canada NewsWire - Oct 28 2014]
Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Re... [Published Channel 8 Eyewitness News - Oct 28 2014]
Sparta Capital Ltd. Announces Proposed Acquisit... [Published PredictWallStreet - Oct 28 2014]
GP annexation could have provincial ramifications [Published Daily Herald Tribune - Oct 27 2014]
Canada killer faces 75 years in jail [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Oct 27 2014]
Motor Trend's GT-R Black Edition Canadian Road ... [Published CarBuzz - Oct 27 2014]
Tristram Hunt: Red tape is strangling our teachers [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Police analyse Canada gunman video [Published BBC - Oct 27 2014]
Treaty 8 chiefs pleased with Alberta Premier Pr... [Published South Peace News - Oct 25 2014]
Tribes Ask Government to Halt Leases [Published Flathead Beacon - Oct 25 2014]
Video: Nissan GT-R goes on Rockies Alberta adve... [Published Autoblog - Oct 25 2014]
Godzilla Conquers Canada: Nissan GT-R Heads Nor... [Published Motor Trend - Oct 24 2014]
Pacific NorthWest president resigns after leadi... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 24 2014]
CoreLogic’s Matrix now serves more than 300,000... [Published South Philly Review - Oct 23 2014]
Canada’s biggest banks say the worst is to come... [Published Austinnews.net - Oct 23 2014]
AltaLink targets internationally revered landscape [Published Pincher Creek Echo - Oct 23 2014]
Alberta and BC becoming connected vehicle techn... [Published Canadian Transportation Logistics - Oct 23 2014]
Is it always really that bad? [Published Elmira Independent - Oct 23 2014]
Information You Can Only Get Here [Published Culver City Observer - Oct 23 2014]
Canada’s biggest banks say the worst is to come... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
Canada raised terror alert just TWO DAYS ago af... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 22 2014]
Former Cargill beef plant worker fined by Canad... [Published Reuters: Environment - Oct 22 2014]
ACTIVE-AURORA project launched at the Universit... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Oct 22 2014]
ACTIVE-AURORA project launched at the Universit... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 22 2014]
Kinder Morgan Canada pipeline plans hits a moun... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 21 2014]
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Video: Nissan GT-R goes on Rockies Alberta adve... [Published Autoblog - Oct 25 2014]
Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Videos , Nissan , Canada Years after its original debut, the Nissan GT-R remains a much-feared, well-regarded entry in the sports car landscape. Sure, many of its original competitors are onto new generations ...
Canada’s biggest banks say the worst is to come... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
The oil boom that powered Canada’s recovery from its 2009 recession is turning into a bust for the nation’s dollar. Canada’s currency tumbled this month to a five-year low of C$1.1385 per U.S. dollar as the price of oil, the country’s biggest export, ...
Kinder Morgan Canada Pipeline Plans Hits A Moun... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 21 2014]
By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Western Canadian pipeline once seen as the best near-term hope for sending more of the country's controversial tar sands crude to Asia has hit another snag: aboriginal communities intent on using the courts ...
Mullen Group Ltd. Announces Appointment of New ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 08 2014]
OKOTOKS, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2014) - Mullen Group Ltd. (TSX:MTL) (" Mullen Group " and/or the " Corporation ") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Philip J. Scherman, FCA ICD.D as a director of Mullen Group effective October 7, ...
How Alberta’s oil patch teamed up with the ‘lit... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Oct 08 2014]
So you’re the Canadian oil industry and you do what you think is a great thing by developing a mother lode of heavy crude beneath the forests and muskeg of northern Alberta. The plan is to send it clear to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast via a pipeline ...
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LEGEND OIL AND GAS LTD. (LOGL) Announces its As... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 26 2014]
Autism Speaks Canada's Premier Event Comes to E... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 09 2014]
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