The government of Canada announced on Tuesday an investment of $10 million to improve high-speed internet access in rural and remote communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba.
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By Comfort Obeng Constable David Wynn’s funeral was held in St. Albert, Edmonton at a hockey arena on Monday. Over 5,000 people attended including Prime Minister Stephen Harper. On behalf of all Canadians, I’m Honoured to join @RCMP_Alberta & Constable Wynn’s family, friends & colleagues at his funeral on Monday. — Stephen Harper (@pmharper) January
By Therese Jastrzebski A dinosaur fossil has been found in Spirit Lake, Alberta and should be ready to be transported to museum by the end of the Friday. The fossil will be brought back to the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, where it will be properly stored and studied, said Dan Spivak, head of the
By Jessy Bains It appears the oil sands really are a dirty business – even dirtier than uranium. A recent study by an Environment Canada scientist, David Muir, revealed that contaminants are settling up as far away as 100 km from oil sands operations in northern Alberta. There are also several old uranium mines within
By Alex Lambert Saskatchewan is expected to overtake Alberta as Canada’s fastest-growing economy in 2013-2014, The Conference Board of Canada said this week. The provincial economic forecast, known as Provincial Outlook-Autumn 2012, said Saskatchewan’s new-found ability to compete with Alberta’s economy is mainly due to mining in the province, particularly its growing potash industry. The