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June 13, 2019

Alberta government to bring in bill to alter union wage deals

Looking for savings to eradicate Alberta's annual multibillion-dollar budget deficits; NDP calls it a gross abuse of power.

Husky pleads guilty over oil leak into North Saskatchewan River

Spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced cities to shut off water intakes for almost two months.

Chinese cyberattack hits messaging app during HK protest

Telegram app connectivity slowed but the attack did not compromise user data.

MPs face summer recall for USMCA approval if no US progress

Situation in US complicated; still too early to tell whether that will be necessary.
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Work stress: How to relieve the pressure on employees

Left unchecked it will impact workers and the bottom line. » Read more...

Businesses showing discontent with Trump's trade policies

Use of tariffs is alarming some groups who are disengaging active support for the Republican party. » Read more...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates benefits from Mexico tariffs

Exaggerated how much of the auto industry had moved to Mexico and inaccurately asserted tariffs on all Mexican goods would immediately return jobs to the US. » Read more...
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Ford recalls 1.3M vehicles for suspension, transmission woes

The recall affects about 12,000 vehicles in Canada. A rear suspension toe link can break if the suspension moves a lot » Read more

First Nations push for massive conservation area in northern B.C.

The area would be larger than Vancouver Island, taking up a massive section of north-central B.C » Read more
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MainTrain 2019

Sept. 16 - 19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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