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Canada: Alberta's delayed fund dispersal for oil clean up results in slow boost in oil and gas sector

Alberta/IBNS:  Alberta's delayed dispersal of funds to oil and gas workers to clean up oil wells to keep oilfield service companies afloat has resulted in the slow recovery of the oil and gas industry sectors, media reports said.

Alberta becomes Canada's top business destination due to its lowest national corporate tax rate

Alberta/IBNS: Alberta's corporate tax rate has dropped to eight per cent, at least 30 per cent lower than any other Canadian provincial rate, making it Canada's top business destination, media reports said. 

Alberta becomes first Canadian province to invest in serology testing of Covid-19

Alberta/IBNS: Alberta has announced an investment of $10 million for targeted serology testing to help to track the spread of Covid-19 across the province, media reports said.

Canada: Alberta makes free non-medical masks to stem Covid-19 spread

Alberta/IBNS: In a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19 during the first phase of its reopening, Canadian province Alberta distributed more than 14 million free non-medical masks at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, and Tim Hortons drive-thrus across the province, media reports said.

Canada: Alberta RCMP fines 7 Americans for stopping to sightsee in Banff National Park

Alberta/IBNS: Seven tickets were issued by Alberta Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to Americans who stopped in Banff National Park in Alberta to see the sights last week despite Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)'s current rules which bans non-essential travel between Canada and the United States till July 21, media reports said.

Canada: Assessment bill is a threat to the country's unity, says Alberta Premier

Edmonton, May 2 (IBNS): Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said the environment assessment bill, if passed, will be a threat to Canada's unity, media reports said.

Canada: Alberta's cannabis industry doing better than other provinces, says Premier Notley

Edmonton, Jan 2 (IBNS): Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has said her province is well ahead in the country when it comes to cannabis industry.

Canada: New Royal Alberta Museum to foster curiosity, wonder & inclusivity

Edmondon (AB), Sept 19 (IBNS): The new Royal Alberta Museum (RAM), the largest museum in Western Canada, in the heart of downtown Edmonton, is completing the final touches to open its doors on Oct 3, media reports said.

Canada: Six people dies in Alberta Highway crash

Edmonton, Aug 8 (IBNS): Six people were killed in a collision on a highway in Alberta province of Canada on Tuesday, media reports said.

Canada: Police detain man, seize car in German tourist shooting case

Edmonton, Aug 4 (IBNS): Alberta police have detained one man and seized a car while probing into the case in which a German tourist was shot at his head, media reports said.

Canada: German tourist shot in head in Alberta

Edmonton, Aug 3 (IBNS): A German tourist was shot in head while driving in rural Alberta, media reports said.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle planning honeymoon in Canada

London/Alberta, May 29 (IBNS): Newly-wed Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are reportedly planning their honeymoon in Canada, media reports said.

Canada: Calgary boy falls into septic tank, dies

Calgary, Apr 27 (IBNS): A two-year old boy from Calgary in Alberta province has died after falling into a septic tank on Friday, media reports said.

Canada: Alberta suspends trucking company involved in Saskatchewan crash

Edmonton, Apr 11 (IBNS):  The provincial government of Alberta has suspended a Calgary trucking company in connection with the Friday's fatal crash  with a bus carrying members of the hockey team Humboldt Broncos in Saskatchewan last Friday, media reports said.

Canada: Natural gas restored in northwestern Alberta, Mackenzie County out of emergency state

Mackenzie/Edmonton, Jan 5 (IBNS): Natural gas supply has been restored in the northwestern Alberta with the rise in temperature as the state of emergency has been lifted from Mackenzie County, media reports said.