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  1. United Conservative Party names house leadership team

    07.26 / 12:40 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Opposition MLAs in the new United Conservative Party caucus learned Tuesday who will join interim leader Nathan Cooper in the house leadership team.Cooper announced the positions in Edmonton one day after the former MLA rivals came together for their first caucus meeting following pro-merger votes by members of the Wildrose and Progressive…
  2. Strathcona County landowners upset about proposed cannabis facility

    07.26 / 12:40 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    People in Strathcona County are concerned about a proposal to construct a medical marijuana and industrial hemp facility on land near their homes.Canadian Rockies Agriculture has applied to put up nine buildings in the first phase of a project that includes greenhouses, processing and underground storage vaults on 30 hectares about 12 kilometres…
  3. Alberta announces $665,000 grant to train Indigenous language teachers

    07.26 / 12:40 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    The province, looking to increase Indigenous language classes in schools, announced a $665,000 grant to train more teachers Tuesday.Letting Indigenous languages go dormant will be the result of not investing enough money in increasing the number of teachers, said Education Minister David Eggen as he announced the three-year grant for the Canadian…
  4. United Conservative Brian Jean’s budget blueprint ain’t Ralph 2.0.

    07.26 / 01:56 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    OK, what he’s suggesting is not exactly a walk in the p…
  5. More hiking trails set to reopen

    07.26 / 01:08 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    More trails in the Egypt Lake area, Healy Pass, Sunshine Meadows and Sunshine Village are set to open Wednesday while Parks Canada continues to manage the Verdant Creek…
  6. Brian Jean offers vague promise to slash government spending by $2.6 billion if elected premier

    07.25 / 21:30 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Brian Jean announced his economic policy Tuesday, promising $2.6 billion in immediate cuts if elected but offering few specifics on which government services he would slash or provincial employees he'll fire to account for those…
  7. City launches internal investigation after 14-year-old girl drowns

    07.25 / 15:45 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    The City of Edmonton will be conducting an internal review of safety around its storm water management facilities following the drowning death of a 14-year-old girl who tried to rescue the dog she was walking from a pond Saturday.Meanwhile, the president of the Lago Lindo community league is raising questions over the signage of the…
  8. United Conservative Party caucus picks Nathan Cooper as interim leader

    07.25 / 12:34 www.calgarysun.com Calgarysun.com - Alberta
    Former Progressive Conservative and Wildrose MLAs put aside old rivalries Monday, selecting Nathan Cooper to serve as interim leader of the new United Conserative Party. The new caucus gathered at the Federal Building Monday afternoon after a weekend that saw members of both parties endorse merging under the UCP banner. Cooper is MLA for…