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Alberta UCP pitches $30 permit fees for trail users if Kenney elected premier

By The Canadian Press
March 14, 2019 - 10:23pm

CANMORE, Alta. - Alberta's Opposition United Conservative leader says if elected premier he would increase funding for conservation projects and have trail users pay annual permit fees.

Jason Kenney released a 13-point conservation plan while in Canmore, Alta.

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Provincial government announces new retrofit plan for municipal rec centres

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
March 14, 2019 - 11:58am

EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta is providing $9 million under the Climate Leadership Plan to help municipalities cut energy costs and emissions by upgrading their recreation facilities with energy-efficient technology. 

Dr. Adeel Azam, clinical department head for internal medicine and ICU at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
Dr. Adeel Azam, clinical department head for internal medicine and ICU at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Photo by Bob Schneider

Medicine Hat and Lethbridge doctors advocate for additional cardiac services

By Charles Lefebvre
March 13, 2019 - 10:06pm

MEDICINE HAT, AB —  Lethbridge and  Medicine Hat doctors continue to advocate for enhanced cardiac care services in the region, saying it will help save lives.

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Blood Tribe overwhelmingly supports $150 Million “Mismanagement of Assets Claim”

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Blood Tribe
March 13, 2019 - 12:42am Updated: March 13, 2019 - 3:08pm

BLOOD RESERVE - The Blood Tribe Chief and Council have announced the successful ratification of a settlement offer from the Canadian government, in an outstanding claim that goes back more than 100-years.

Registered Nurse Rachel McGean helps patients navigate the considerations involved with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) across South Zone for Alberta Health Services
Registered Nurse Rachel McGean helps patients navigate the considerations involved with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) across South Zone for Alberta Health Services Sherri Gallant - AHS

Making peace with mortality - delving into Medical Assistance in Dying

By Sherri Gallant -- Senior Communications Advisor - AHS South Zone
March 12, 2019 - 8:04pm

LETHBRIDGE --  Many patients are very close to death already by the time they start looking for information about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).

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Alberta funds 16 green transport projects at a cost of $100-Million

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Alberta Government
March 12, 2019 - 6:31pm

EDMONTON -- Environment Minister Shannon Phillips has announced  the province is shelling out  $100 million to kick-start new green transportation projects, including a truck that can drive long distances while delivering net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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