Calgary theatre’s final curtain call looming due to change in provincial funding

Lunchbox Theatre said it’s financially in trouble after the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) adjusted its grant installments for 2019. Now, the Calgary arts venue is hoping to get the funding it needs some other way. Shari Wattling said…

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports

City administration is recommending the continued use of calcium chloride on Edmonton roadways, but one chemical engineer is sounding off against the studies that city staff say support the ongoing use of the controversial anti-icing agent. The studies, released Thursday,…

Calgary theatre’s final curtain call could come soon due to change in provincial funding

August 22 2019 8:22pm Lunchbox Theatre said it’s in trouble after the Alberta Foundation for the Arts adjusted its grant installments. Now, the Calgary arts venue is hoping to get the funding they need some other way. Lisa MacGregor reports.…

Worsening economic numbers arrive on Manitoba campaign trail

Manitoba’s incumbent Progressive Conservatives were hit with downbeat economic and polling numbers Thursday as the provincial election campaign drew to its midway point. The Conference Board of Canada predicted that the province’s economy will grow by 0.5 per cent this…