Consortium eyeing Alberta for $10B petrochemical investment: Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney says an international consortium is eyeing up the Edmonton region for a prospective $10-billion investment in a new petrochemical facility. Kenney was to sit down with the proponents in Calgary on Friday afternoon. The premier didn’t name…

In conversation with Kaycee Madu: Provincial budget and impact on Edmonton

While it remains unclear when the provincial budget will be handed down, it will be coming — the first for the United Conservative government. It’s raising questions about how the budget will impact Edmonton, which is home to a large…

Aurora Cannabis shares down after company misses own Q4 revenue guidance

Shares of Aurora Cannabis tumbled by nearly nine per cent after the pot producer’s fourth-quarter revenues fell short of its own guidance and signalled a longer pathway to profitability, pointing to the slow rollout of brick-and-mortar retail cannabis stores. Chief…

Montreal-area home values skyrocketing, property evaluation reveals

The property assessment roll for the years 2020 to 2022, released by the City of Montreal on Wednesday, shows that property values have jumped dramatically in recent months. On average, the values of properties in the Greater Montreal area have…

In conversation with Kaycee Madu: Edmonton’s sole voice in the UCP

He’s a lawyer by training, but now it’s all things cities, towns and everything in between for Edmonton MLA Kaycee Madu. In April, Madu secured 46 per cent of the vote in Edmonton-South West to become the sole UCP MLA…

Funding confirmed for Alberta school nutrition program

In advance of the provincial budget next month, the province’s education minister shared some good news on Monday. “I am happy to say that our government is going to continue with the nutrition funding for this upcoming school year,” Education…