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Wednesday , 19 January 2022

Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.

Expanding Indigenous businesses in Alberta

Indigenous community-owned businesses can apply for capital grants to create jobs and stimulate local economies. Aboriginal Business Investment Fund (ABIF) grants are now open for 2021-22 submissions. These grants will provide up to $500,000 to eligible Indigenous-owned businesses for projects that provide social and economic benefits to their communities. “Indigenous-owned …

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Fire ban in effect for the Town of Vermilion

A fire ban is in effect immediately for the Town of Vermilion. Due to the extreme heat and dry conditions, no open fires, including permitted fire pits will be allowed until 11:59 p.m. on July 10, 2021, the Town of Vermilion stated after a consultation with the Fire Chief. “If …

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182 unmarked graves found near former residential school in B.C.

More human remains have been found near a former residential school in B.C. Canada which operated from 1912 to the 1970s. The Lower Kootenay Band said remains of 182 people were found in unmarked graves close to the former St. Eugene’s Mission School near Cranbrook, in a statement released Wednesday. …

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Alberta has notable fiscal gains in final months of 2020-21

Alberta’s fiscal performance improved late last fiscal year with a smaller deficit resulting from both higher revenue and lower spending than predicted in the previous forecast. Alberta ended the 2020-21 fiscal year with a deficit of $16.9 billion, which is $3.2 billion lower than the third-quarter forecast. Oil prices and …

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Olivia and Noah most popular baby names in 2020

Olivia continued a record streak as the most popular baby girl’s name in Alberta in 2020 while Noah remained in the top spot for baby boys. Alberta families welcomed 49,030 babies in 2020 – 25,160 boys and 23,870 girls. Olivia was the most popular girl’s name for the eighth year …

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Alberta RCMP promotes safe, sober driving this summer

With Canada Day approaching, many Albertans are making plans to celebrate the national holiday. The Alberta RCMP reminds motorists that while July 1 is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the start of summer, it is important to practice safe, sober driving. Impaired driving is always preventable and …

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