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Travis Toews appoints Jason Kenney campaign advisor to ATB board

Earlier this week, the lieutenant governor approved a request from Travis Toews, minister of finance to appoint 3 people to the board of directors of ATB Financial.

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What you may not know about the AHS face masks

Last week, someone reached out to me over email. They claim that they work in the supply management side of Alberta Health Services and wanted to share some of what’s happening behind the scene. The first thing this AHS employee wanted me to know was that their department is trying to do what they can […]

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UCP appoints former finance minister to Lakeland College board of governors

Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced 4 individuals as the newest members of the board of governors for Lakeland College in Vermilion, including a former finance minister.

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New at-home learning hotline to replace educational assistants

Last week, the provincial government announced a new helpline parents can use to find answers to questions they have about at-home learning.

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Lethbridge MLA chairing committee to consider private school buses

The Government of Alberta announced the Student Transportation Task Force, which Lethbridge–East MLA Nathan Neudorf will chair. On the surface, it actually seems pretty benign.

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Alberta announces $17M for cattle backlog. How much will go to workers?

Ensuring that companies can still cut up animals is more important than acknowledging the more than 1,500 meat packing workers affected by COVID-19.

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The family connection between Cargill and the UCP

A recent article mentioned a union letter addressed to the head of Cargill, I wondered if a copy was online, and if it mentioned the head of the plant by name.

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The complex web of MLA Drew Barnes and the 11 companies he owns

While researching for an upcoming story, I noticed MLA Drew Barnes claimed as assets, loans to 5 companies. Then I realized they were his own companies.

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Federal government announces 3 new judicial appointments

Last week, the federal government announced three judicial appointments.

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Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee members announced

Earlier this week, the Alberta government announced that they had established the Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee. Here are the committee members.