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Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announces that Canadian Solar will partner with Conklin Métis Local 193 on three solar power contracts to supply 55 percent of the Alberta government's electricity needs. (L to R:) Shirley Tremblay, president of Conklin Metis Local 193, Ryan Tourigny, director of Business Development at Canadian Solar, Phillips, and John Gorman, president and CEO of Canadian Solar Industries Association
Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announces that Canadian Solar will partner with Conklin Métis Local 193 on three solar power contracts to supply 55 percent of the Alberta government's electricity needs. (L to R:) Shirley Tremblay, president of Conklin Metis Local 193, Ryan Tourigny, director of Business Development at Canadian Solar, Phillips, and John Gorman, president and CEO of Canadian Solar Industries Association Government of Alberta Photo

Province announces solar energy projects to be constructed in southeast Alberta

By Charles Lefebvre
February 15, 2019 - 5:49pm

CALGARY -- The provincial government has announced another significant investment in solar energy in southern Alberta.

Castle Mountain ski run
Castle Mountain ski run Castle Mountain webpage credit

Fatalities averted in Castle Mountain avalanche

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
February 15, 2019 - 4:35pm Updated: February 15, 2019 - 5:27pm

PINCHER CREEK -  Two people were rescued after getting caught in an avalanche  Friday (Feb 15) morning at Castle Mountain Ski resort in southwestern Alberta.

The incident happened near the top station of Tamarack (Red) Chairlift.

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Students, physicians in Calgary call for government crackdown on teen vaping

By The Canadian Press
February 13, 2019 - 11:08pm

CALGARY - A group of students and physicians in Calgary want the federal and Alberta governments to crack down on teen vaping.

SAAVE which stands for Stop Addicting Adolescents to Vaping and E-cigarettes is calling for stricter regulations than on tobacco products.

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