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Four Alberta coal mines (barely) hanging on

Four Alberta coal mines (barely) hanging on

After a sharp reversal of Alberta government policy on coal development, four coal mine exploration projects are allowed to proceed, but their final approval is in doubt
Retail kink makes Calgary ‘sexiest city’ in Canada

Retail kink makes Calgary ‘sexiest city’ in Canada

Consumer spending not the only thing rising in Alberta, where Calgary is notable for a shopping preference
Alberta retailers unsure on opening as rules ease

Alberta retailers unsure on opening as rules ease

Small business owners welcome February 8 lift on restrictions but wonder if distancing and contact rules will make opening worth it
Rural Alberta calls for national action on energy strategy

Rural Alberta calls for national action on energy strategy

Keystone pipeline cancellation strikes at the ‘core to our existence’ says head of Rural Municipalities of Alberta
Lethbridge posts Alberta’s highest home sales, price increase

Lethbridge posts Alberta’s highest home sales, price increase

Alberta city ranked among Western Investor’s five top towns for real estate investors is ‘flying under the radar’, data suggests
Energy mergers push Calgary office vacancies into stratosphere

Energy mergers push Calgary office vacancies into stratosphere

Cenovus-Husky merger could rocket Calgary’s office vacancies into “unseen territory” above 30 per cent
Edmonton office tower sells for $10 and debt

Edmonton office tower sells for $10 and debt

Big office towers in Edmonton are selling – recently to B.C. investors – at rock-bottom prices as vacancies and sublease space increase
Alberta out of vaccine; B.C. short 60,000 shots

Alberta out of vaccine; B.C. short 60,000 shots

Alberta and B.C. will temporarily stop vaccinations against COVID-19 within days as Canada reports a 650,000-dose shortfall
Banff runs out of new commercial sites

Banff runs out of new commercial sites

“The entirety of our commercial use development allotment [is] completely distributed” town planner confirms
Large solar field opens in tiny Alberta town with little sun

Large solar field opens in tiny Alberta town with little sun

Taxpayers funded the $7.8 million solar grid in a northern Alberta community that has scant daylight for nearly half the year