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Alberta: Province of Canada
Alberta is a province of Canada. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 as of 2016 census, it is Canada's fourth most populous province and the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces. Its area is about 660,000 square kilometres (250,000 sq mi). Alberta and its neighbour Saskatchewan were districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905. The premier is Jason Kenney as of April 30, 2019.


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Gorgeous sunrise in Canada looks like sky is on fire

Lenticular clouds during a sunrise in Canmore, Alberta gave the sky a fiery glow. - Published

How to Grow a Business in a Slow Economy

Has your your business been foundering on Alberta’s slowing economy? Even well-established companies have lost some clients during this recession but the question remaines, how "can you grow your..
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Disease found in 66 million-year-old dinosaur tail that still affects humans today

disease found in 66 million-year-old dinosaur tail that still affects humans today
A disease which still affects people today has been discovered in the fossilised tail of a dinosaur that lived over 66 million years ago. The discovery came after a tumour was found in the vertebrae of..
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Global Financial Giants Swear Off Funding an Especially Dirty Fuel

Lenders and investors, under pressure to act on climate change, have stopped funding Alberta's vast oil-sands developments, and the province is fighting back. - Published

Tyrannosaurus species named 'Reaper of Death' found in Canada

The fossils of the predator, which stood around 8ft (2.4m) tall, were found by a farmer in Alberta.
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Man uses warm coffee to rescue kittens frozen to ground

An oil worker in Alberta, Canada, rescued the animals while inspecting wells.
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau promises answers to families of Iran plane crash victims

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Justin Trudeau has said the Canadian government "will not rest until we get answers" into the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane by an Iranian missile. All 176 people on board the flight from..
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Oil patch woes: Amid downturn, Alberta rages at Canada's Trudeau

In 35 years of working in Alberta's oil patch, home to the world's third-largest crude reserves, Ray Mildenberger endured a volatile industry's ups and downs without being laid off.
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Father's energy legacy haunts Canada's Trudeau as he seeks to heal rift with angry Alberta

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has an unusual challenge as he seeks to charm angry westerners who fear he will destroy the region's oil and gas industry - the legacy of his father, who was..
Reuters - Published

Chilled jogger calmly dodges avalanche in Canada

Bryon Howard was running in Lake Louise, Alberta, when he saw a huge wall of snow coming his way.
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Canada's Trudeau to shuffle cabinet, foreign minister set for big new role

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet on Wednesday and insiders say he may well move Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland into a new job and ask her to prevent a national unity..
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At home with the Property Brothers

They are the reigning kings of home renovation reality TV: identical twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, stars of the HGTV series "Property Brothers." Michelle Miller visits with the Scotts, and heads out..
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Wexit: Why some Albertans want to separate from Canada

As talk about climate change in Canada heats up, so has Alberta's separatist movement.
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Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Plan

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The Nebraska Supreme Court approved an alternative route for TC Energy Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline that will bring crude oil from Alberta, Canada, to Steele City, NE, on Friday, according to..
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Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation

A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta..
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[UPDATE] Alberta Man Unknowingly Helped Fugitive Teens Escape After Killing Spree

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Two teen fugitives suspected in a killing spree in British Columbia looked like scared kids with “soft baby hands,” according to an Alberta man who helped free their SUV when it got stuck in the..
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Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play

Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group..
Reuters - Published

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