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Five motorcyclists killed in two weeks in Alberta raises concerns about driver awareness

The deaths of five people on Alberta highways over the past two weeks is alarming to motorcycle safety groups in the province. The head of a …

Canada

It wasn’t always this hard to get a pipeline built in Canada

A 1953 television report on the construction of the original Trans Mountain pipeline zeroed in on the main difficulty the project faced when it …

Canada

Justin Trudeau lives in a fact-free world on taxes

<i>Mark Milke is the author of</i> Tax Me I'm Canadian – A Taxpayer's Guide to Your Money and How Politicians Spend It.<p>In the political world in which Justin Trudeau resides, it is often tempting to "freelance" on pronouncements and skip any fact-based inspiration.<p>Example: Just last month, when the Prime …

Canada: “A Northern Power” Once Again? NAFTA, “A Monstrous Swindle” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In 1854, Canada entered its first free trade (or Reciprocity) treaty with the United States and by 1866 it was clear the Canadian colonies were being</i> …

The dirty news about ‘clean’ hydropower projects

Canada's hydropower producers cheered in June when the leaders of Canada, the United States and Mexico committed their countries to raising the portion of continental electricity generated by clean-energy sources to 50 per cent by 2025, from the current 37-per-cent level.<p>It was a rare slice of good …

Hydroelectric Power

Why conservatives have it wrong about Trudeau’s carbon tax

Listening to some conservative politicians attack the Trudeau government's carbon pricing plan has been intellectually painful. Their arguments may find political resonance but, on environmental and economic grounds, they just don't add up.<p>For anyone other than climate-change deniers, significantly …

Carbon tax boils down to choices: Paul Wells

Thanks to everyone for all the kind notes after Friday’s column about Lisa Raitt’s friend, Marie, who is worried she will have to pull one of her …

Restaurants in Alberta to cut hours, staff due to hike in minimum wage

Restaurant owners and operators in Alberta say they will have to cut hours or lay people off to cope with a higher minimum wage.<p>Mark von Schellwitz, vice-president of the Western Canada region of Restaurants Canada, says 78 per cent of operators have said they will cut hours, while nearly half will …

The Quick Fix: Orange-Turmeric Dressing

1) To prepare the turmeric: Like peeling ginger, the easiest way to remove the skin is to scrape it off with the edge of a spoon. Then finely grate. Be careful, as the root can stain.<p>2) Into a medium bowl add 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 small orange), 1 teaspoon of maple …